What is FDLRS?

Welcome to the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS/NEFEC).  

The FDLRS network provides diagnostic and instructional support services to district exceptional student education programs statewide. FDLRS/NEFEC is an integral part of district efforts to provide quality services to the educational community through implementation of state educational goals and priorities.

Center activities focus on enhancement of learner outcomes, increased student achievement, partnerships between families and professionals, early childhood identification and evaluation, professional development, assistive and instructional technology and interagency collaboration. Services are available to district, agency, community and other personnel working with students with disabilities and their families.

FDLRS provides services under the following four functions:

  • Child Find - Early Childhood Screening and Service Planning

  • Human Resource Development (HRD) - Professional Development and Support for Teachers

  • Parent Services - Partnerships between Families and Schools Training and Support

  • Technology - Instructional, Assistive and Communication Technology Support and Training


3841 Reid Street
Palatka, FL 32177
SunCom: 860-3800
Fax: 386-329-3835
Email: fdlrs@nefec.org

Service Area

FDLRS/NEFEC serves Baker, Bradford, Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns, and Union Counties, and the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB)

FDLRS NEFEC service area


The Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System is funded by the State of Florida, Department of Education, Division of Public Schools and Community Education, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Support Services, through federal assistance under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA),Part B; IDEA Part B, Preschool; and state General Revenue funds to provide support services for Florida's Exceptional Student Education programs.

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