The UF Multidisciplinary Diagnostic and Training Program (UF MDTP) is part of a network of six regional Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources (FDLRS) Multidisciplinary Educational Services Centers in Florida that are funded by the State of Florida through the Department of Education, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services (BEESS) to serve Florida’s at-risk children and youth, their families, and schools. UF MDTP is a unique resource for students, families, and school districts in the North Central Florida region, providing multidisciplinary evaluation and consultation services for children and youth at-risk for or identified as having complex medical, educational, socioemotional, and/or behavioral problems, as well as parent education and support services and in-service and pre-service training for educators and other professionals.
Multidisciplinary evaluations for K through 12th grade students referred by their families, school districts, state and community agencies, and other providers. Direct intervention services include parent and student consultation targeted at improving academic engagement, learning, self-efficacy, and outcomes.
Parent consultation services focused on 1) providing parents with the information and guidance necessary to facilitate participation in activities aimed at enhancing their children’s learning and skill development in the home setting and 2) fostering strong parent-school partnerships
Consultation services are provided to teachers and school districts throughout the region. These services include academic and behavioral consultation with classroom teachers and other school personnel, and participation in school-based intervention teams.
In-service and pre-service training and educational work-shops for parents, teachers and other professionals across a range of disciplines