Education Resources

Emerald Coast Exceptional Families provides information on disability-related services in Santa Rosa, Escambia, and Okaloosa Counties as we become aware of them. Information on this page should not be viewed as an endorsement, nor is it comprehensive.  If we are missing a resource, please let us know! 

Capstone Academy

Capstone Academy

As part of the early intervention program, children attending Capstone Academy benefit from music, art, story time, computer, dramatic play, gross motor skills (outdoor play), fine motor skills (manipulative), and free exploration during VPK. Speech, Occupational, and Physical therapies are provided during each child's scheduled classroom hours.

850-432-1596
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East Hill Academy

East Hill Academy

East Hill Academy serves children with autism in Pensacola and Milton. The mission of the school is to provide each child with the best individualized education program that will improve their skills and abilities, so they may successfully re-enter mainstream education.

850-437-5560
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Emerald Coast Autism Center

Emerald Coast Autism Center

The Emerald Coast Autism Center (ECAC) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to educating and improving the lives of young children with autism in Okaloosa and Walton counties and surrounding areas. All instruction and activities at the ECAC are conducted in a manner consistent with the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). The science of ABA is currently the only proven intervention for children with autism.

850-279-3000
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Escambia County School District ESE

Escambia County School District ESE

Exceptional student education in Escambia County, FL

850-429-2977
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Lotus Learning & Arts Center

Lotus Learning & Arts Center

Lotus Learning and Arts Center is a local private school, dedicated to students with learning differences, including children diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder. Their mission is to provide an individualized educational environment that meets our students’ needs so that they may achieve their own level of academic confidence and future success.

850-226-4988
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My IEP Advocate

My IEP Advocate

We offer IEP review & analysis services,  consultations,  IEP meeting attendance & participation,  and trainings & workshops. Our goal at My IEP Advocate is to empower you to help your child succeed in school!

850-684-4332
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Okaloosa County Schools ESE

Okaloosa County Schools ESE

Exceptional student education in Okaloosa County, FL.

850-833-3164
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Paradise Learning Unlimited Services

Paradise Learning Unlimited Services

Paradise Learning works individually with children or adults and their families/support person to teach them a new way to learn that is medication free. Specializing in correcting Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Disorder with or without Hyperactivity.

850-218-5956
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Phoenix Learning Academy

Phoenix Learning Academy

The goal of PLA is to provide an educational and therapeutic environment where children with challenges have expanded opportunities. They serve children with ASD, Rett syndrome, ADHD, and specific learning disabilities.

850-332-7437
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Santa Rosa County Schools ESE

Santa Rosa County Schools ESE

Exceptional student education in Santa Rosa County, FL.

850-983-5167
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Step Up For Students

Step Up For Students

Step Up For Students is a state-approved nonprofit scholarship funding organization that helps administer five scholarships for Florida schoolchildren: the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program (FTC) and the Family Empowerment Scholarship (FES) for lower-income families, the Gardiner Scholarship for children with certain special needs, the Hope Scholarship for public school students who are bullied or victims of violence and the Reading Scholarship Accounts for public school students in third through fifth grade who struggle with reading.

Varies - see website
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The Panhandle Tutors

The Panhandle Tutors

We are a small group of certified teachers in Pensacola, Florida who provide support to families & help students achieve their academic goals through tutoring and consulting.
We accept Gardiner and Florida Reading Scholarships!

850- 332-3338
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Wrightslaw

Wrightslaw

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

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