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State-Backed Scholarships Open New Doors for Disabled Students

Florida Autism News Legislation and Healthcare News By State

October 26, 2014- "State-Backed Scholarships Open New Doors for Disabled Students"-  Florida has budgeted $18.4 million for this year’s Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts, which can be used for tuition and fees at private schools, therapists, specialists, educational materials and contributions to a prepaid college fund. The amount available per student depends on their location and the severity of their disabilities, but the average is around $10,000. The scholarship amount varies depending on grade level, county of residence, and the student’s level of need.