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If you have the ability to love a child, to provide the basics for a child and to make a lifelong commitment, you can adopt a child from community-based care. You dont need to own a home, maintain a specific income level or be married.



FND University

FND is proud to announce the FND University. FND University is a 24 hour, online distance learning system that will allow you to take a variety of trainings from the comfort of your own home. This fully interactive training platform will also enable you to keep a transcript of all of your courses and receive a certificate of completion as each one is completed. Trainings include topics such as: Understanding IDEA, Parental engagement, effective communication, conflict resolution, and more. To enroll in the FND University click here. FND University 

FND Digital Library

Produced by Family Network on Disabilities (FND), this digital library contains hundreds of resources, including workshops, tip sheets, and other materials on various special education topics from such sources as the OSEP TA&D network, as well as the Clearinghouse Information Center of the Florida Department of Education’s Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services. The information covers the entire spectrum of special education – from early intervention to transition following high school, and everything in between. Materials are provided in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole which are organized separately by language. Click here to go to the FND Digital Library

TILES Digital Library/Transition Tool Kit

This Digital Library, kindly sponsored by Starbucks, was created in 2011 by the TILES program for the FND Youth Action and Advocacy Project. The purpose of this Transition Tool Kit is to put meaningful resources and information in the hands of youth across Florida just like you! You will find information related to transitioning from high school life to adulthood. We hope the articles, videos, and web links can help you through this stage as you enter into adulthood. The information provided is sorted into different topic areas; Transition Starters, Independent Living, Self Advocacy and Self Determination, Community Involvement, College and Post-Secondary Education, Employment and Job Skills. Click here for the Transition Digital Library

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Veterans Resources

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Archived Webinars

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Archived Newsletter

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