Parent to Parent of Georgia offers a variety of services to Georgia families impacted by disabilities or special healthcare needs. Resources include educational materials, leadership opportunities, general information on support, specific information on support groups, training and seminar opportunities and much, much more. Parent to Parent of Georgia is a family favorite for people supporting individuals with disabilities and their breadth of knowledge is vast.
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) provides treatment and support services to people with mental health challenges and substance use disorders, and assists individuals who live with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Spectrum Autism Support Group was established in the fall of 1998 for families, friends and teachers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) within Gwinnett County, Georgia and the surrounding metro area. We are a parent operated group with a volunteer leadership board and currently serves over 1,000 families in the metro Atlanta area. Spectrum is pleased to be able to sponsor school year programs and 7 weeks of summer camp for children of all ages with ASD. All of the programs offered have been developed to provide each child with opportunities to build friendships and generate social awareness within the community while improving self-esteem, self-awareness and independence.
Founded in 2008, Disability Scoop is the nation’s largest news organization devoted to covering developmental disabilities. With daily coverage of autism, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and more, no other news source offers a more timely and comprehensive take on the issues that matter to the developmental disability community.
Readers include teachers, special educators, school administrators, therapists and other disability professionals in addition to parents and caregivers. What’s more, lawmakers and the nation’s most influential disability advocates rely on Disability Scoop to stay in the know.