The mission of FL-AHEAD is to enhance professional knowledge and educational initiatives that affect the full participation of individuals with disabilities in post-secondary education and specifically:

  • Promote timely statewide communication among disability services professionals through Florida Listserv
  • Sponsor professional development opportunities for individuals in the field.
  • Publish and disseminate statewide resources including best practices, research, current and emerging technology, and other advancements in the field.
  • Expand current and develop new educational post-secondary resources and opportunities for students with disabilities.
  • Provide information and strategies that encourage the use of universal design principles throughout the higher education community.
  • Recognize members of the Affiliate who have contributed to the profession.
  • Recognize students, programs, or research within the state that impacts higher education and disability