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Agency Expo Will Provide Resources for Families of Students with Disabilities

April 19, 2016

Families of students with disabilities can learn more about a wide variety of community resources available to them during the 4th annual Agency Expo at Lakeland High School, on Thursday, May 5.

The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Parents and guardians can visit with representatives from more than 30 agencies that provide assistance with employment, transportation, living arrangements, and more.

Just a few of the invited agencies include 2-1-1 United Way of Central Florida, Center for Independent Living, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Noah’s Ark, Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, Sign Language Communications and Special Olympics Florida - Polk County.

Dr. Kim Steinke, Assistant Superintendent-Learning Support for Polk County Public Schools, will be the opening guest speaker.

Dinner will be provided. There will also be several door prizes, including gift baskets, gift certificates and a free Chick-fil-A sandwich coupon just for attending (while supplies last).

Lakeland High is located at 726 Hollingsworth Rd. in Lakeland. Visitors should enter from South U.S. Hwy. 98, across from Lake Bonny Park.

For questions or special accommodations, please contact Sandra Perlewitz at (863) 499-2900.