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Accredited Schools Online: How to Support Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder - This guide discusses the unique difficulties autistic students face and how educators can respond to them. In addition, advice is provided from autism experts and resources to help families with an ASD child.
Atlanta Legal Aid Society - Helps low-income people across metro Atlanta who cannot afford an attorney, removing barriers to justice through civil legal assistance.
Bobby Dodd Institute - Offers programs and consulting services, such as job placements, for individuals with disabilities and their loved ones. Their mission is to empower people with differing abilities to maximize their potential and secure independence and self-sufficiency in their communities.
Cam and Madi's Promise - They strive to reduce the financial burden of families caring for an Intellectually, or Developmentally Disabled child while ensuring that the families they serve are able to access healthcare services their children need.
Cobb County Community Service Board (Highland Rivers Behavioral Health) - Provides comprehensive treatment, support, and recovery services for adults, youth, families, and veterans affected by mental health disorders, intellectual developmental disabilities, and addictive disease.
FOCUS+Fragile Kids of GA - FOCUS (Families of Children Under Stress) was started by two parents of children with special needs. The organization provides emotional support, respite care, community resources, and equipment grants for medically fragile children.
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children - FODAC works to enhance the quality of life for adults and children with disabilities by providing them with home medical equipment and services such as computer refurbishing.
GA Dept of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities - DBHDD operates state hospitals and provides community-based services across the state through contracted providers. The department serves people living with mental health challenges, substance use disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, or any combination of these. As Georgia’s public safety net, its primary responsibility is to serve people who are uninsured and also serve individuals on Medicaid and others with few resources or options.
Georgia Association of Community Service Boards Inc. - Works to provide high-quality care of care in order to enhance life for consumers of services for mental health, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases.
Georgia Early Intervention Program/Babies Can’t Wait - The mission for Part C/Babies Can’t Wait: Part C early intervention builds upon and provides support and resources to assist family members and caregivers to enhance children’s learning and development through everyday learning opportunities for 0-3 age population.
Georgia Family Support Program - A need-based program offered through the Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities for anyone four years old and up living in Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, or Walker Counties. The program offers assistance for individuals and their families to stay together by helping with community integration, supported employment, dental/vision, medical care, and more.
InCommunity - Provides innovative programs for individuals with disabilities and offers support to people with a variety of needs, including residential support, employment services, respite care, family support, in-home care, and day programs.
Katie Beckett/Deeming Waiver - The Katie Beckett Medicaid Program permits the state to ignore family income for certain children with disabilities. It provides benefits to certain children 18 years of age or less who qualify as disabled individuals under §1614 of the Social Security Act and who live at home rather than in an institution. These children must meet specific criteria to be covered. Qualification is not based on medical diagnosis; instead, it is based on the institutional level of care the child requires.
New Options Waiver Program (NOW) and Comprehensive Supports Waiver Program (COMP) - The New Options Waiver Program and the Comprehensive Support Waiver Program offer home and community-based services for people with developmental disabilities.
Parallel Transition Planning Services - Their mission is to create opportunities for neurodivergent individuals by bridging the gaps between education, community, and employment.
Tennessee Family Support Program - A grant program funded by the Tennessee Department of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (DIDD). The Family Support Program provides limited financial assistance to individuals with severe and/or developmental disabilities who reside in the community.
The Birth Injury Justice Center - The Birth Injury Justice Center is dedicated to supporting anyone who has been affected by birth injuries, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, and other developmental disabilities. We strive to provide answers and guidance to ensure that families receive the assistance that they need to help improve their overall quality of life.