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CAC 18.1. GAIPSEC

Posted On May 18, 2018
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G.A.I.P.S.E.C.: Georgia Inclusive Postsecondary Education Consortium

The poster is in three columns.

The top left of the poster has a box of Fast Facts.

FAST FACTS

260+ Inclusive Postsecondary Education (I.P.S.E.) options throughout the United States 9 established IPSE program in Georgia 1 IPSE programs opening in the next 18 months in GA 100+ students… more »

Is My Teen’s Behavior Typical?

Posted On May 9, 2018
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

In this parent video, we share examples of behavior changes that are typical during adolescence and behavior changes that may be suggestive of a mental health concern. Also, we share Georgia-specific mental health resources that parents can access if they are concerned about their teen’s behavior. 

Cheryl Benefield, EdS,… more »

4th Annual Autism Conference & Expo

Posted On April 24, 2018
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The 4th Annual Autism Conference & Expo provides an opportunity to share knowledge and resources about support for individuals with autism and their families in Georgia.

This event includes a keynote presentation, additional speakers, and interactive panel discussions on strategies for supporting individuals with autism.

Registration link: http://ga-autismplan.com/autism-conference-and-expo-of-georgia/registration/

Resources Section of CHOA’s Cardiac Handbook for Patients and Families

Posted On April 23, 2018
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Resources

Lactation Program for Breast-pumping Mothers

Children’s recognizes that breastfeeding is important to families, and to the health of their children. Our Certified Lactation Consultants work as part of your child’s healthcare team, to promote and support breastfeeding.

The lactation consultant:

Offers breastfeeding support and education Provides consistent, research-based information to mothers of hospitalized… more »

Opportunities for Improving Georgia Department of Public Health’s Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening Follow-up Process

Posted On April 23, 2018
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Title Opportunities for Improving Georgia Department of Public Health’s Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening Follow-up Process

Goals:


 Identify any gaps or barriers in the provision of CMS services to children with CCHD. Assess whether there is unmet need.

What is a critical congenital heart disease (CCHD)? CCHD is present at birth and often… more »

Get Fit and Be Healthy

Posted On April 20, 2018
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Get Fit and Be Healthy

Ashley Amatriain, Jennifer Dyson, Bailey Edwards, Tameeka Hunter, Clancy Ogden

 

Background Information

The partner for this project was Adult Disability Medical Home (also known as ADMH).

ADMH is a comprehensive medical care home which provides teens and adults with developmental disabilities a team based approach to primary… more »

Determining Components of a Successful Medical Home for Teens and Adults with Developmental Disabilities: A Participatory Action Research Approach

Posted On April 19, 2018
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Title Determining Components of a Successful Medical Home for Teens and Adults with Developmental Disabilities: A Participatory Action Research Approach

Authors Ben Allen, Alyssa Lee, Brandi Moore, Elizabeth Snarey, Janice Nodvin, and Andrea Videlefsky

Goal The goal of the project was to form a collaborative partnership with a community-based organization that currently serves persons with… more »