Welcome to "Kids Keeping in Touch through Florida Relay"
Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI) in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) are proud to offer “Kids Keeping in Touch through Florida Relay”, an educational awareness program for children in grades 3-5. This program has been designed to help teachers and educators increase awareness and sensitivity to the communication barriers faced by individuals with hearing loss and speech disabilities. The lesson plans below cover such diverse and interesting topics as The Human Body, Society and Culture, Technology and Communication, and much more. All of the lesson plans meet the benchmarks for the Sunshine State Standards, Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT), and English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL) Standards
FTRI is a not for profit organization and the lesson plans may be downloaded at no cost. The lesson plans may be downloaded as one entire package, or by individual units.
Download lesson plans:
"Let's Make a Florida Relay Call"
The following 4 minute video explains how easy it is to make and receive a relay call, all from a kid's perspective. To request a free DVD copy of this video for your classroom please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone: 1-800-222-3448 Ext 232 TTY: 1-888-447-5620
Educational Resource Video
For more information or questions about this program please contact our Outreach Department
Phone: 1-800-222-3448 Ext 232