Apply for a Program at Sandra DeLucca Developmental Center (SDDC)

The Sandra DeLucca Developmental Center (SDDC) complies with Federal and State Laws and Regulations that govern the care of individuals with developmental disabilities, as well as, the City of Miami's Department of Parks and Recreation, the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), and Qlarant which is the monitoring agency for APD.

Our Vision : Deliver quality programs and services that foster successful outcomes for Individuals with Disabilities.

Our Mission : Educate individuals with disabilities through inclusive access to community-based educational, recreational, leisure, and cultural activities that enhance quality of life and inspire independence.


Step 1.Step 1

Are you interested in one of these programs? See details below. 

  • Adult Day Training (ADT)
  • Project SEARCH Miami (PSM)
  • G.E.T. F.I.T. (Getting Exercise Through Friendships, Involvement, and Training)
  • M.A.G.I.C. (Miami's Accessible Guide to Inclusion in our Community)
  • VIP S.T.A.A.R.S (Socializing, Technology, Active Adults, Resources, Support)
  • Camp Shriver
  • Special Events

Step 2.Step 2

Complete the form

Step 3.Step 3

After we receive your request, we will contact you within three business days to discuss the available options.

We offer training services intended to support the participation of individuals in valued routines of the community including accessing community resources, self-advocacy, daily living skills, social skills, volunteering, and job exploration.

Monday - Friday: 8:00AM - 3:30PM
(Full-Time and Part-Time schedules available.

For more information, please contact Gemma Tena Fresneda at 305-960-4971.

G.E.T. F.I.T. is an afterhours fee based physical fitness and sports training program focusing on sport skills for adults 18 years old or older with developmental disabilities who are registered Special Olympics athletes.  

Days are based on the school calendar: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays: 3:00PM to 6:00PM 

For more information, please contact Willie Johnson at 305-960-4968.

Project SEARCH Miami (PSM) is a one-year School-To-Work Transition Program designed for students (18-22 years of age) with disabilities who are pursuing employment. The program targets students who will benefit from full time career exploration training within the City of Miami's various training sites.
For more information, please contact Marta Castillo at 786-472-0818. 

PSM is a collaborative between the City of Miami, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, and other agencies.

M.A.G.I.C is a recreational program that believes in an inclusive community in which all people with and without disabilities recreate, play, and learn together. Some of the programs offered are: wheelchair tennis and hand cycling. Locations and times vary.

Interested? Give Jocelyn Lata a call at 305-960-4962.

VIP S.T.A.2R.S. is for adults ages 55 or older with or without disabilities to participate in a variety of recreational activities. Activities include Café SDDC, dominos, computer lab, organized arts and crafts, physical activities, community events, and more.

Mondays & Wednesdays: Circuit Fitness, Computers and Technology
Once a month: Support group for parents of adults with developmental disabilities.

For additional information, please contact Jocelyn Lata at 305-960-4962. 

Camp Shriver is an inclusive camp for children with disabilities (ages 14-22) and without disabilities (ages 14-18). The camp focuses on social and sport skills. The program is 6 weeks and based on the School Summer Calendar.

To register or for more information, please contact Willie Johnson 305-960-4968. 

Camp Shriver is a collaboration between the City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department, Dade Amateur Golf Association-First Tee, and Special Olympics Miami-Dade County.


During the year we offer many sponsored events. These events provide to the consumers and guests with special needs social and recreational activities.

For more information, please call Jenny Kelchner at 305-960-4966.