Advocating for Dignity and Choice for Persons
with Developmental Disabilities

About Florida Voice on Disabilities

About Florida's Voice on Developmental Disabilities, Inc.

“No one can do everything, but everyone can do something.” ~ Author Unknown

Florida’s Voice on Developmental Disabilities (FVDD) is a statewide independent advocacy and networking non-profit organization comprised of families and friends of persons with developmental disabilities. Founded in 1995 in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, FVDD was created to be a statewide voice for families and friends of persons with developmental disabilities throughout Florida.

Our mission is to share information and resources and to ensure that a full continuum of residential and service options is offered to individuals with any of the five developmental disabilities recognized within the state of Florida.

To learn more about FVDD please read:

The Story behind FVDD                                 FVDD in Action

If you desire to join a group of dedicated individuals, families, agencies, and professionals who strive to be a voice and an advocate to make a difference in the lives of a person with developmental disabilities, please consider becoming a member and/or making a donation.

Become a voice of many and make a difference in someone’s life. 


A copy of the official registration (SC-05487) and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling 1-800-435-7352 Toll-Free within Florida.  Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.  100% of all contributions received are retained by FVDD.   FVDD is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity.

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