Noah's Ark of Central Florida

Empowering people who have developmental disabilities to live, laugh and love

Lakeland Harley-Davidson supports Noah’s Ark

The wonderful folks at Lakeland Harley-Davidson have worked with a number of different charities to help raise awareness and donations.  This year, starting June 2017, they have decided to support a local nonprofit organization and have chosen Noah’s Ark to benefit from their year long fundraising campaign.  John Sulser, Marketing Director, Rider Services reached out and invited us to take along a number of our residents for the Harley-Davidson Luao.  We had a wonderful time and everyone was so welcoming.  We look forward to planning some future events with our new friends…

Here is John Sulser,  with Amy & Sandi Rothman, Susan & Adam Harding, Sarah Grigowski, Philip & Lauren Gossen, Margaret & Jared McNutt.  Alan and Adam Harding check out a new ride!!!



David’s Story

I would like to tell you a story of an incredible young man and an equally incredible place. The young man’s name is David. He was born prematurely on May 10, 1982 and the incredible fact about him is he was not expected to survive through the night. David was born with Vaters Syndrome, a… Continue Reading

Grand Opening Ceremony & 20 Year Celebration

May 19th 2017 – what a wonderful time we had celebrating the official opening of The Villages @ Noah’s Landing and the 20th anniversary of Noah’s Ark of Central Florida.  Residents and their families and so many of the wonderful people who have helped us along the way enjoyed a very special time together.   Continue Reading

Landing Rocks!!

Thank you Diane Mills for painting and hiding rocks all about our wonderful village ! If you are fortunate enough to find one of these hand painted beauties, you have a choice. You may hide it for someone else remembering how exciting it was when you found yours or you may keep it as a… Continue Reading

Alicia’s Journey…

Alicia’s journey. As Alicia progressed through childhood, we started to realize that she had difficulties with certain things. We went through numerous doctors and different medications before finally coming to a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome. While she was very high functioning, we always wondered if she would be able to live on her own. We… Continue Reading

Cody’s Story…

An inspirational note to share…. I was so afraid leaving Cody at Noah’s Landing to start his new life. So many uncertainties. So many fears. So many crazy emotions. I’ve always been his go to, his rock, his everything. And now… he’s braving his new life without us.  I often wonder (still) if he will… Continue Reading

Laura’s Journey…

Everything changed when Laura was 9 months old with fever of 106….bacterial H-Flu meningitis, intensive care, seizures for 48 hours, and 3 week hospitalization. In 1983 the HIB vaccine that PREVENTS this horrific illness was given at 3 years of age. This miracle vaccine is now given at 2-3 months of age. This began the… Continue Reading

Jimmy’s Journey…

Jimmy’s Journey to the Landings began about 15 years ago at a fundraiser at Lakeland Linder Airport.  I was very excited about long term plans, because I know I won’t live forever, and I did want Jimmy to be as independent as possible.  It seemed like a great group, but living an hour away it… Continue Reading

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