Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System
Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) is a statewide network which provides support services for exceptional education teachers, regular education teachers with ESE students in their classroom, parents of ESE students, agency personnel, and others who are involved in the education of ESE students. Click here to link to the FDLRS State Website.
FDLRS/East, located on the East Coast of Central Florida, is one of the nineteen Associate Centers and four Specialized Centers that comprise the FDLRS network and provide services to all those involved in the education of exceptional individuals from birth to 21 years of age. FDLRS/East provides services to Brevard and Volusia school districts.
FDLRS/East-Brevard is located at the Educational Services Facility, Brevard District School Board office in Viera. The address is 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL 32940-6699. The phone number is (321) 633-1000 ext. 540.
FDLRS/East-Volusia is located at the Hurst Support Center. The address is 1340 Wright St., Holly Hill, FL 32117. The phone number is (386) 258-4684.
Four main functions serve as the major scope of FDLRS services:
Child Find - To ensure that all children with disabilities, birth to 21 years of age, who need special education and related services, are located, identified, evaluated, and receive needed special education and related services.
Human Resource Development - To assist districts in the planning and implementation of a comprehensive system of personnel development necessary to the education of children and youth who are exceptional and/or have unique needs based on locally assessed needs and established priorities.
Parent Services - To assist districts in the development of partnerships between families and professionals which will allow for shared responsibility for improving the education of children and youth who are exceptional and/or have unique needs.
Technology Services - To provide assistance and support in the appropriate use of assistive, instructional, and communications technologies for professional staff, and for children and youth who are exceptional and/or have special or unique needs.