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The mission of the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF) is to advocate, educate, and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, partnering with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), to bring quality services to individuals for dignity and choice.
2018 Connecting the Dots Conference
The Area 4 Family Care Council will be hosting their annual Connecting the Dots conference on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. This year's keynote speaker is Barbara Palmer, Director of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities. Along with their keynote, the conference offers two subsequent breakout sessions, including a variety of topics such as: Pre-employment strategies for parents, McKay/Gardiner Scholarship information, Emergency Preparation, Dementia Coalition information and updates, Transportation, Waitlist Supports and Services, APD's Foster Care Initiative, Transition Services, Mental Health issues in the IDD population, Guardianship Options, Financial strategies and options, Parent Panel. For additional information about the conference, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connecting-the-dots-2018-tickets-42987400472.
FCC Community Booklet
Each year, Family Care Council Florida invites individuals with developmental disabilities and families to share their personal stories in their annual community booklet. Families share their successes, dreams, as well as their challenges. Below is a copy of the 2017 FCC Community Booklet. For previous versions of this publication, visit our FCCF Documents page.
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