NEFEC Building

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 learning, 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 functions:

Child Find - Early Childhood Screening and Service Planning

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

Parent & Family Services - Partnerships between Families and Schools Training and Support

Technology - Instructional, Assistive and Communication Technology Support and Training



3841 Reid Street
Palatka, FL 32177
Fax: 386-329-3684


Service Area

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

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.