Jordan Klausner Foundation (JKF)

The Jordan Klausner Foundation (JKF), a public charity in Gainesville, is dedicated to helping special children with disabilities help themselves. 

Website

Contact: (352) 219-6744, Danielle Torrent (Coordinator), dee@jordanklausner.org

Business Address:

Jordan Klausner Foundation/GCEA

3714 NW 33rd Terr.

Gainesville, FL 32605

Gainesville Conductive Education Academy

4315 NW 23rd Ave.

Gainesville, FL 32606

What they do: The Jordan Klausner Foundation provides the following services throughout the North Central Florida region:

Conductive Education: helps children with cerebral palsy and numerous other neuromuscular disabilities learn to improve movement and speech so they can live more independently and actively

Making available needed adaptive equipment

Helping to develop education plans

Educating people on the laws that benefit children with disabilities

Providing legal services and counseling

Assisting people with contacting private and government funding services

What YOU can do to help: Volunteers are needed in the following areas. There is a Contact Form on the website you can fill out if you are interested in volunteering.

Gainesville Conductive Education Academy (State of Florida school that is for children who have disabilities): engaging children in activities such as art, music, games, reading, singing, storytelling, learning, physical endurance, and physical development 

Advocacy: being an advocate for the child’s family during the creation of Individual Services Plans (ISP) and Individual Education Plans (IEP)

Educating families on protecting the civil rights of their children

Fundraisers: help plan and conduct fundraising programs