FDLRS provides assistance and support in the appropriate use of a variety of technologies for students, teachers, professional staff, and parents. Support services are available in the areas of assistive technology, instructional technology, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), AIM/NIMAS Florida services, and virtual/online instruction.

The Technology Specialists at all of the 19 local FDLRS Associate Centers also collaborates with the Multi-tier System of Supports (MTSS) Technology and Learning Regional Technology Specialists and district-based Assistive Technology Specialists.

Sampling of Services offered by Technology Staff:

  • Accessible Instructional Materials
  • Accommodations/ Modifications
  • Assistive Technology
  • Assistive Technology Competencies
  • Augmentative Communication
  • Classroom Technology Coaching
  • Computer Access & Online Testing Accommodations
  • Content Management Systems
  • Continuity of Learning
  • FCAT Accommodations
  • Instructional Technology
  • LATS & RLATS Support
  • NIMAS/Florida
  • Teacher Tools & Resources
  • Technical Assistance
  • Technology Tools & Strategies
  • Universal Access
  • Universal Design for Learning
    • Creative Media
    • Mathematics
    • Reading
    • Science
  • Writing & Publishing
  • Virtual Worlds & 3D Games
  • Virtual/Online Learning & Students with Disabilities
  • Virtual/Online Meetings
  • Visual Strategies & Communication
  • Web 2.0 in the Classroom


Matt Cobble, Technology Specialist
Krista Elder, Technology Specialist

Technology Professional Development (See upcoming flyers)

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Professional Development Alternatives
The Professional Development Alternatives (PDA) online modules, available free of charge to Florida educators, most will count towards Senate Bill 1108 requirements.
Statewide Non-Facilitated Online Professional Development
Curriculum Planning and Learning Management System (CPALMS)

How to Use CPALMS

Local Resources

These resources have been created by the Local Assistive Technology (LAT) team and teachers who have added to the collection as a result of their training.

Assistive and Instructional
Technology Resources Manuals and Videos

Boardmaker Resources

Links to Literacy

Office 2013 Tutorials

PowerPoint Templates

State Resources

Exploring New Territories

A digital booklet with resources on Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM), Assistive Technology (AT), and varying curriculum areas.

FSSA Accommodations

A guide to Accommodations for Florida’s Statewide Student Assessments

Exploring Technology & Learning Connections

Website with links to differentiated core curriculum based on the Common Core State Standards in a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS).

UDL Theory Practice

Sign up for a free account and access excellent resources to assist your student.

Statewide Centers

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The Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired (FIMC-VI)

FIMC-VI is a statewide resource center designed to assist schools in obtaining specialized materials for students with visual impairments.

Resource Materials Technology Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing logo

Resource Materials Technology Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The mission of this statewide resource is to support the education of students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing and the Blind/Visually Impaired in the State of Florida.

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Technology and Learning Connections

The Technology & Learning Connections (TLC) Team is a part of Florida’s Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) through the Problem Solving/Response to Intervention (PS/RtI) Project which supports the local development of highly effective classrooms for all students based on the Florida Standards in a multi-tiered system of supports.