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    The Exceptional Student Learning Support (ESLS) Division is currently working remotely.  Your e-mail will be routed to the appropriate ESLS staff member.  We appreciate your flexibility and patience as we move forward as a District.


    Accessing your Child’s Documents (IEP, EP, PSSP)

    Parent(s) or Guardian(s) who have given your school(s) the necessary email and or cell phone will receive an email from EDPlan Connect with a link to access these documents. Should you not receive the email, please contact us via edplanconnect@browardschools.com and provide your child’s name, student number, your email and a cell phone number.

    The Exceptional Student Learning Support (ESLS) Division is working in collaboration with elementary and secondary learning to provide guidance around best practices, ideas, and resources for general education and ESE instructional staff (support facilitators, SLPs, special program teachers, and Pre-K ESE teachers) to schools so they can determine how these staff members can provide services to their students with disabilities Pre-K through transition in this new learning environment.

    Parent Letter Temporary Distance Educational Plan


    In addition, please continue to monitor the BCPS website at www.browardschools.com/coronavirus for updates. 


    For information and resources to support and continue learning, please visit www.browardschools.com/learningnevercloses.

    FDLRS Parent Services Webinars Descriptions


     Inclusive Schools Week Flyer

    Directions to complete the FDLRS Child Find Referral Form

    1. Click on the form below to download the form to your computer.
    2. Complete the form.
    3. Email the form to esechildfind@browardschools.com

    Child Find Referral Form, Birth-2

    Child Find Referral Form, Ages 3-5

    NOTE:  If you need to contact Child Find, you may do so by sending an email to: esechildfind@browardschools.com.

    Broward ESE Advisory & Sub Committee Meetings

    Broward County Public Schools serve over 32,000 students with disabilities and offers a free and appropriate public education in compliance with the federally mandated IDEA. A continuum of services and programs are available to meet the individual needs of students eligible for special education and related services, ages 3 through 22. This continuum of services may be provided in a variety of settings, which include general education classrooms, resource rooms, specialized day schools, and hospital homebound. Eligible students are provided supports and/or services as per their Individual Education Plan (IEP) that are based on each child’s unique needs, as related to their present levels of academic achievement and functional performance.

    Exceptional Student Learning Support Division staff provides professional learning opportunities and instructional programming to facilitate high quality instruction for students with disabilities. Supplemental services are provided in collaboration with discretionary projects such as Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System/Florida Inclusion Network and the Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (SEDNET).


    Use People First Language: Individuals with Disabilities are NOT Defined by their Label

Contact Information

  • Exceptional Student Learning Support Division at Arthur Ashe Campus

    1701 NW 23rd Avenue

    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33311

    Phone: 754-321-3400

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    Phone: 754-321-3440

    Saemone Hollingsworth

    ESLS Executive Director

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