Governor's Commission on Disabilities
The Governor's Commission on Disabilities has been discontinued. This site and its other website located at www.fldisabilityinfo.com will remain posted for a limited time. Please retrieve any information or documents you may need from these sites as soon as possible.
Although the Clearinghouse on Disability Information has been discontinued, its referral services are now being provided by the Agency for Persons with Disabilities. To speak with a disability specialist, call 1-866-APD-CARES (1-866-273-2273).
The Governor's Commission on Disabilities was designed, by Executive Order, to be a policy advising body, collecting, analyzing, advocating, and advising on issues involving persons with disabilities. The Governor's Commission receives input from various sources, most importantly the public, as well as universities, state agencies, and non-profit organizations.
The Governor's Commission on Disabilities publishes an annual report, July 1st, to the Governor with recommendations to remove barriers and improve services to persons with disabilities.
Governor's Commission on Disabilities 2009 Report:
Governor's Commission on Disabilities 2008 Report:
The Clearinghouse on Disability Information serves as an information and referral source connecting people with disabilities and advocates of people with disabilities to the resources they need that will assist with their issues.
For more information or to speak to a disability specialist please call 1-877-ADA-4YOU or 1-877-232-4968
Areas included but not limited are:
- Assistive Technology
- Basic Needs
- Community Resources
- Health Care
- Service Animals
- State and Local Government Issues
Proud Member of the Chamber of Commerce for Persons with Disabilities