Resources

 

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
Family Support
Medical, Behavioral Health and Dental Services
Emergency Preparedness and First Responders
Financial Services and Supports
Employment
Advocacy/Awareness
Policy

 

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.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/Georgia-Learning-Resources-System.aspx
phone: 404-656-3963

Georgia Advocacy Office
website: http://thegao.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

 

Family Support

Parent to Parent of Georgia
website: http://p2pga.org/index.php/information/roadmap

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.com/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/

Consumer Affairs – Cord Blood Bank Reviews
website: https://www.consumeraffairs.com/health/cord-blood/#

American Addiction Centers
website: https://americanaddictioncenters.org/

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/

Medical Alert System – Guide
website: https://www.retirementliving.com/best-medical-alert-systems

Compare Medical Alert Systems
website: https://www.seniorsafetyreviews.com/comparisons/medical-alert-systems-comparison/

 

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/DocServer/WithOpenArms.pdf?docID=69583

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

MetLife Center for Special Needs Planning
website: https://www.metlife.com/blog/insurance/your-special-needs-child/

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/

Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
website: www.hiehelpcenter.org

 

Policy

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