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People with Disabilities | Florida Department of Health adult disability assistance in polk county, florida


The Division of Disability Determinations is responsible for making the determination of medical eligibility for Florida citizens who apply for disability benefits under the federal Social Security Administration disability programs (Social Security Disability-Title II and Supplemental Security Income-Title XVI), and under the state Medically Needy program. It is also responsible for the periodic Continuing Disability Review (CDR) of all SSA disability beneficiaries .

The Disability and Health Program (DHP) is funded by a three-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The goals of the program are to include Floridians of all ages with disabilities in all of the Department of Health’s programs and activities for health promotion, disease prevention, wellness, and disaster preparedness.

Field News & Announcements. The Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) is committed to full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Persons who desire accommodations should contact: Michael Taylor at [email protected], (813) 233-4319. Please call at least 72 hours prior to the event to allow time to arrange your accommodations.

The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University of South Florida provides services, information, and resources related to autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities for professionals, educators, and families.