Resources and Publications

 

Resource Categories

Screening, Referral and Diagnosis
Early Intervention and Preschool Services
Elementary and Secondary Education
Transition and Youth to Adult Systems
Community Services and Supports
Adult Services and Supports
Family Support
Medical, Behavioral Health and Dental Services
Emergency Preparedness and First Responders
Financial Services and Supports
Employment
Advocacy/Awareness
Policy

Publications

 

Complete resource list

Screening, Referral and Diagnosis

Learn the Signs Act Early – CDC
website: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/index.html

Marcus Autism Center
website: http://www.marcus.org

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
website: http://www.hhs.gov/autism/

Easter Seals
website: http://www.easterseals.com

Babies Can’t Wait
website: http://dph.georgia.gov/Babies-Cant-Wait
phone: 404-657-2726

Parent to Parent of Georgia
to find a local service provider in this area visit the Parent to Parent of Georgia provider database at http://p2pga.force.com/Provider

 

Early Intervention and Preschool Services

Learn the Signs Act Early – CDC
website: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/index.html

Division for Exceptional Students: Georgia Department of Education
website: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/default.aspx

Babies Can’t Wait
website: http://dph.georgia.gov/Babies-Cant-Wait

Bright from the Start
website: http://decal.ga.gov/

Easter Seals
website: http://www.easterseals.com

Zero to Three
http://zerotothree.org/

Parent to Parent of Georgia
to find a local service provider in this area visit the Parent to Parent of Georgia provider database at http://p2pga.force.com/Provider

 

Elementary and Secondary Education

Georgia Department of Education
website: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/default.aspx
phone: 404-656-3963

Parent to Parent of Georgia
website: http://p2pga.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53&Itemid=54

Georgia Learning Resources System
website: http://www.glrs.org
phone: 404-656-3963

Georgia Advocacy Office
website: http://thegao.org

Center for Leadership in Disability Positive Behavior Videos
website: www.positivebehaviorvideos.org 

Georgia Project for Assistive Technology
website: http://www.gpat.org/Georgia-Project-for-Assistive-Technology/Pages/default.aspx

Council for Exceptional Children
website: http://www.cec.sped.org

Positive Behavior Support Videos
website: http://www.positivebehaviorvideos.org/fm/login/

 

Transition from Youth to Adult Systems

Georgia Department of Education
website: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/Transition-.aspx

Think College
website: http://www.thinkcollege.net

Georgia Inclusive Post-secondary Education Consortium
website: http://www.gaipsec.org

 

Community Services and Supports

Autism Society of America
website: http://www.autism-society.org

Marcus Autism Center
website: http://www.marcus.org

All About Developmental Disabilities
website: http://aadd.org

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children
website: http://www.fodac.org

Lekotek of Georgia
website: http://www.lekotekga.org/default.html

 

Family Support

Parent to Parent of Georgia
website: http://roadmap.p2pga.org/index.php/parent-family-support

Department of Education Parent Mentors
website: http://www.parentmentors.org/

PACER Center
website: http://www.pacer.org/

Family Voices
http://www.familyvoices.org/

Project Healthy Grandparents
website: nursing.gsu.edu/about.phg/

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
website: http://www.copaa.org

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children
website: http://www.fodac.org

Interactive Autism Research
website: https://www.ianresearch.org

Positive Behavior Support Videos
website: http://www.positivebehaviorvideos.org/fm/login/

 

Medical, Behavioral Health, and Dental Services

Developmental Pediatric Specialists
website: http://dpsatlanta.org/
phone: 404-303-7247

Babies Can’t Wait
website: http://dph.georgia.gov/Babies-Cant-Wait
phone: 404-657-2726

Dentistry for the Developmentally Disabled
website: http://www.dddfoundation.org/
phone: 404-942-0086

National Alliance on Mental Illness
website: www.nami.org

Behavioral Health Link
website: http://www.behavioralhealthlink.com

Parent to Parent of Georgia
to find a local service provider in this area visit the Parent to Parent of Georgia provider database at http://p2pga.force.com/Provider

Cord Blood Banking
website: http://cordbloodbanking.com
downloadable guide: https://www.cordbloodguide.com/

 

Emergency Preparedness and First Responders

Ready – Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed
website: http://www.ready.gov/individuals-access-functional-needs

Red Cross
website: http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/disabilities

The National Preparedness Community
website: https://community.fema.gov/

Emergency Preparedness for People with Mobility Issues
website: https://www.easyclimber.com/blog/lifestyle/emergency-preparedness-people-mobility-issues/

 

Financial Services and Supports

Division of Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases: Department of Children and Families
website: http://dbhdd.georgia.gov/

Easter Seals – Embracing a Bright Financial Future for You and Your Child
website: http://es.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=ntl_with_open_arms

Easter Seals – Georgia Champions for Children
website: http://www.championsforchildrenga.org

MetLife Center for Special Needs Planning
website: https://www.metlife.com/individual/planning/special-needs/index.html?WT.mc_id=vu1301#overview

Special Needs Answers
website: http://www.specialneedsanswers.com

Katie Beckett/Deeming Waiver – Manual, Application and How-to Webinar by Parent to Parent
website: http://roadmap.p2pga.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=681:how-to-apply-kb-waiver&catid=111&Itemid=59

Waiver Services Chart for Georgia
Medicaid info-waivers-2014

 

Employment

Project Search
website: http://projectsearch.us

State Employment Leadership Network
website: http://www.selnmembers.org

Kessler Foundation
website: http://kesslerfoundation.org

RespectAbility
website: http://www.respectabilityusa.us

Office of Disability Employment Policy 
website: http://www.dol.gov/odep/

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth
website: http://www.ncwd-youth.info

 

Advocacy/Awareness

Affordable Care Act Toolkit for Self-Advocates
website: http://autisticadvocacy.org/policy/toolkits/aca/

Disability Law & Policy Center of Georgia
website: http://www.georgialegalaid.org/organization/disability-law-and-policy-center-of-georgia-i?ref=JTNbG

Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities
website: http://www.gcdd.org

Georgia Advocacy Office
website: http://thegao.org

Children’s Freedom Initiative
website: http://www.georgiacfi.org

All About Developmental Disabilities
website: http://aadd.org

The Arc of Georgia
website: http://www.thearcofgeorgia.org

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
website: http://www.copaa.org

Olmstead
website: http://www.ada.gov/olmstead/

Cerebral Palsy Guide
website: http://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com

Cerebral Palsy
website: http://www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com

Cerebral Palsy
website: https://cerebralpalsygroup.com/cerebral-palsy/

 

Policy

Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities
website: http://www.gcdd.org

 

Center for Leadership in Disability Publications

Faculty/Staff Publications

  • Crimmins, D.B., & Farrell, A.F. (2006).  Individualized behavioral supports at 15 years: It’s still lonely at the top.  Research and Practice in Severe Disabilities, 31 (1), 31-45.
  • Crimmins, D., Farrell, A.F., Smith, P.W., & Bailey, A. (2007). Positive Strategies for Students with Behavior Problems. Baltimore: Brooks Publishing Co.
  • Farrell, A., & Crimmins, D. (Spring/Summer 2007). Coping with disaster: Helping children with cognitive disabilities.  In Impact: Feature Issue on Disaster Preparedness and People with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities, Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota.
  • Albers, C.A., Elliott, S.N., Kettler, R J., & Roach, A.T. (2013). Evaluating outcomes within problem-solving-based assessment. In R.Brown-Chidsey & K.J. Andren (Eds.), Assessment for intervention: A problem-solving approach (2nd ed.) (pp. 344-360). New York:Guilford Press
  • Arno, S.L., Miller, S.E., Wade, K., Pinkelton, M.P., & Sloan, J. (2013) Things to consider when starting an inclusive post-secondary education program: Informational document for institutions of higher education to use when considering starting an inclusive post-secondary education program.
  • Boyle CL, Sanders MR, Lutzker JR, Prinz RJ, Shapiro C, & Whitaker DJ (2009). An analysis of training, generalization, and maintenance effects of primary care Triple P for parents of preschool-aged children with disruptive behavior. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, DOI 10.1007/s10578-009-0156-7.
  • Carboni, J. A., Roach, A. T., & Fredrick, L.D. (2013). Impact of mindfulness training on the behavior of elementary students with attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder. Research in Human Development, 10(3), 234-251.
  • Cavin, J., & Harrell, A. (2013, November). Collaborating to support inclusion through the use of positive behavior supports. Poster presented at the 2013 Association of University Centers on Disabilities annual meeting, Washington DC.
  • Crimmins, D., Ala’i-Rosales, S., & Gerhardt, P.F. (2012). Afterword: Reflections on the convocation (pp. 287-296). In P. Gerhardt and D. Crimmins (Eds.), Social skills and adaptive behavior in learners with autism spectrum disorders: Current status and future directions. Baltimore, MD. Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company.
  • Crimmins, D., Van Rie, V., Lutzker, J.R. (2012). Bringing social competence interventions to scale in ASD: Our next challenge (211-217). In P. Gerhardt & D. Crimmins (Eds.), Social skills and adaptive behavior in learners with autism spectrum disorders: Current status and future directions. Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD.
  • Eckhardt, C.I., Murphy, C.M., Whitaker, D.J., Sprunger, J., Samper, R., & Woodard, K. (2013). The effectiveness of intervention programs for perpetrators and victims of intimate partner violence, Partner Abuse, 4, 196-231.
  • Elliott, S.N., Rodriguez, M.C., Roach, A.T., Beddow III, P.A., Kettler, R.J., & Kurz, A. (2013). Consortium for Modified Alternate Assessment Development and Implementation: Lessons Learned. In Thurlow, M. L., Lazarus, S. S., & Bechard, S. (Eds.). (2013). Lessons learned in federally funded projects that can improve the instruction and assessment of low performing students with disabilities. (pp. 167-204). Minneapolis, MN: National Center for Educational Outcomes.
  • Fundrebunk, B., Chaffin, M., Bard, D., Bard, E., Shanley, J.R., Fortson, B., & Berliner, L. (September 2013). Use of technology to enhance Parent Child Interaction Therapy consultation and improve client outcomes. Parent Child Interaction Therapy International Convention. Boston, MA.
  • Gaskin, E.H., Lutzker, J.R., Crimmins, D.B., & Robinson, L. (2012). Using a digital frame and pictorial information to enhance SafeCare parent-infant interactions module with a mother with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities. 5 (2)
  • Gerhardt, P.F., & Crimmins, D. (2012). Preface (pp. xv-xviii). In P. Gerhardt & D. Crimmins (Eds.), Social skills and adaptive behavior in learners with autism spectrum disorders: Current status and future directions. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes
  • Gerhardt, P.F., Crimmins, D. (2012). The middle school dance: A mother’s answer (pp.231). In P. Gerhardt & D. Crimmins (Eds.) Social skills and adaptive behavior in learners with autism spectrum disorders: Current status and future directions. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes
  • Graybill, E., C., Varjas, K., Meyers, J., Greenberg, D., & Roach, A.T. (2013). Using a participatory culture-specific model to increase the effectiveness of social justice courses in school psychology. International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 1(4), 2017-230.
  • Graybill, E., Varjas, K., Meyers, J., Greenberg, D., Roach, A.T., Dever, B., & Doddridge, C. (under review). Social justice advocacy trends related to gay/straight alliance advisors experiences in schools. Journal of School Psychology.
  • Guastaferro, K.M., Lutzker, J.R., Jabaley, J.J., Shanley, J.R., & Crimmins, D.B. (2013). Teaching young mothers to identify developmental milestones. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development. 6(2), 223-233.
  • Jolivette, K., McCormick, K., McLaren, E., & Steed, E.A. (2009). Opportunities for young children to make choices in a model interdisciplinary and inclusive preschool classroom. Infants and Young Children, 22(4), 279-289.
  • Khowaja, M., & Robins, D.L., (2012) Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (CHAT). In F. Volkmar (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.
  • La Salle, T.P., Roach, A.T., & McGrath, D.C. (2013). The relationship of IEP quality to curricular access and academic achievement for students with disabilities. International Journal of Special Education, 28, (1). Available at: http://www.internationaljournalofspecialeducation.com/articles.cfm
  • McDaniel, S., Albritton, K., & Roach, A.T. (2013). Highlighting the need for further response to intervention research in general education. Research in Higher Education, 20. Available online at: http://www.aabri.com/manuscripts/131467.pdf
  • Roach, A.T., Lawton, K., & Elliott, S.N. (in press). Best practices in facilitating and evaluating intervention integrity. In A. Thomas & P. Harrison (Eds.) Best Practices in School Psychology VI. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.
  • Robins, D., (Chair)(2013, March). Critical issues in toddler screening for autism spectrum disorders. Symposium presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association 59th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  • Wiggings, L.D., Robins, D.L., & Yeargin-Allsopp, M. (in press). Note from the field: Improving record-review surveillance of young children with an autism spectrum disorder. International Journal of Research and Practice.