Who Is The Agency For Persons With Disabilities

If you are looking to move into a Big Heart Group Home that specializes in the care of people with disabilities you first need to be approved by APD for The Home and Community Based Services waiver . The Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) is an agency created to serve the needs of people with developmental disabilities in the state of Florida. Before coming in to existence APD went by the name, Developmental Disabilities Program. The agency is now governed and regulated by the  Chapter 20Chapter 393, and Chapter 916 of the Florida Statutes.