The 24th Annual Family Cafe May 27-29, 2022 in Orlando, FL

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    The 24th Annual Family Café The 24th Annual Family Café will be held in Orlando on May 27-29, 2022. The Annual Family Café brings together thousands of people with disabilities and their family members for three days of education, training and networking. With a great range of individual breakout sessions, a packed exhibit hall with dozens of vendors, and a series of special events, including Keynote speakers and The Governors’ Summit on Disabilities. The Annual Family Café offers families exposure to a range of public and private resources on a grand scale, opportunities to find support by networking with other families, and unprecedented access to policy-making officials.
    The Annual Family Café maintains the tradition of no-cost registration for people with disabilities and their families. For more information on this event, including registration, go to


MTSS Twitter Shout out. Shout out to Hendy County school district on their 5th administration of the SAM!

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  • Notification: Please find our Parent Survey (Parent Survey Link).

    Through the Exceptional Student Education Department, the District offers a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) in compliance with the federally mandated 2009 Amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).  A continuum of services and programs are available to meet the individual needs of students requiring special education, ages 3 through 21.  Services and related services are provided through an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and are based on each child's unique needs, as related to present levels of educational performance.


Our Location

  • The Exceptional Student Education Department (E.S.E.) offices are located at Labelle Elementary School, 150 W. Cowboy Way LaBelle, FL (863) 674-4164 and at 475 East Osceola Avenue in Clewiston, FL (863) 983-1507. 

    The Exceptional Student Education Department also serves our gifted population.  You will find specific information about our gifted services here: Gifted Education in Hendry County