Agency for Persons with Disabilities Receives Positive Budget

By Director Barbara Palmer

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) had another successful Legislative Session with many positive measures being approved in the state budget to help people with developmental disabilities.

APD will receive a budget of $1.3 billion on July 1. This is a significant financial commitment to individuals with developmental disabilities in Florida.

Budget highlights include the following:

APD continues to receive wonderful support from Governor Rick Scott and lawmakers which is demonstrated in this budget. The agency appreciates the cooperation of stakeholders to achieve so many positive outcomes to benefit our customers. We look forward to another outstanding year.