Disability Achievement Center

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12552 Belcher Road South
Largo, FL 32773
Phone: (727) 539-7550
Website: https://www.mydacil.org

Executive Director: Nicole Reed (nicoler@mydacil.org)

Additional Services

Service Description Notes
Medical Equipment Recycling Program (MERP)This program provides free, gently used durable medical equipment (DME) to individuals and families who have no other means to obtain. Items are sanitized and repaired, if necessary, and given at no cost to consumers.MERP items are provided on a first come-first serve basis
Consumer Equipment & Modification Assistance (CEMA) ProgramThis program purchases and/or repairs durable medical equipment and minor home modifications at no cost to the consumer. Examples include: • Installation of access ramps, grab bars and/or handrails, • Deaf alerting equipment that includes light activated doorbells, smoke detectors, shaker alarm clocks, and baby monitors, • Repairs to and batteries for wheelchairs, and • Purchase of durable medical equipment.The CEMA Program is provided as funding is available. CEMA Program is funded solely through grants and donations and there may be a waitlist for this service
Youth Independent Living Skills & Social GroupFocus of these weekly meetings is adjusted based on group interests and needs. Past topics include health and safety, individual empowerment skills, peer mentoring, recognition of individualities and participation in the decision-making process.
Self Advocacy Training to young adults with disabilitiesThis training teaches consumers to better communicate their strengths, abilities, interest and needs when interviewing with potential employers or applying to trade schools, colleges, or universities.Referrals through VR
Diapers for DignityDisability Achievement Center is the designated Mid-County Distribution Center for AAAPP’s “Diapers for Dignity” Program. This program provides incontinence supplies at no cost to consumers.
Food DistributionPartnering with Feeding Florida/Feeding Tampa Bay has given us the ability to provide food to anyone with a disability who is not receiving food from other sources (local food pantries, Meals on Wheels, etc.). We offer drive up service where staff use PPE per CDC guidelines to load vehicles without having to make contact and deliver food using the same precautions to anyone who is unable to come to the Center. Distribution is available once a month by appointment only at no cost to consumers.
Brain & Spinal Cord Injury ProgramProvide benefit assessment and assistance to register BSCIP clients.
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