FDLRS-UM MDC Services, Training, & Products

Child & Family Services

  • Developmental screenings and assessments
  • Individualized behavioral  support strategies
  • Transition planning support
  • Information about alternative educational options 

Community Outreach

  • District-wide training related to special needs
  • Cross-discipinary integration
  • Disability awareness


  • Quarterly Newsletters
  • Website
  • Student Data Informatics

2019-2020 MDC School Year Calendar
Request for Early Intervention Placement

Current FDLRS-UM Newsletter

The Linda Ray Intervention Center Program Model Presentation.

Over two decades ago, Keith Scott shared his dream with us, of a program designed to meet the needs of some of our community’s highest risk babies and toddlers, by bringing research and early intervention together in innovative, collaborative ways. His was a call to our better selves, to advocate for and support the neediest children. Dr. Scott inspired in each of us the passion to share his vision and to expand it, always retaining his values of honesty, ethics and a core belief...
The Center for Children and Family Futures webinar: Strengthening the Ties that Bind: Matching Services to the Needs of Families hosted by Dr. Lynne Katz, Director FDLRS-UM MDC provides strategies and discussion for school social workers, case managers and community providers who wrestle everyday with providing resources to children and families that support their special needs.


Latest Podcast

Transition services are those services that assist a toddler with a disability and his or her family to experience a smooth and effective transition from the early intervention program under Part C to the child’s next program or other appropriate services under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Milestones matter! Track your child’s milestones from age 2 months to 5 years with CDC’s easy-to-use illustrated checklists; get tips from CDC for encouraging your child’s development; and find out what to do if you are ever concerned about how your child is developing.


FDLRS-UM Trailer

Isty Bitsy Spider

Bringing CommunitiesTogether

In The Spotlight

In a recent article published by the University of Miami's Arts & Sciences Magazine - Spring 2019 issue.  The Linda Ray Intervention Center was recognized for its transformational achivements within our communities.

"You could liken the work of the University of Miami's Linda Ray Intervention Center to a phoenix arising from a fire's ashes.  Like the mythological bird coming back to life, the Linda Ray Center arose from the metaphorical ashes of a structure that was once a hub of the very problems the center was created to address..." Read More