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Links and Resources

Family Autism Support Team

Our Mission is to provide support and information to families impacted by ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders). All Children are valuable. Our monthly meetings and community events are geared towards supporting the entire family.


Easterseals Southern Georgia provides exceptional services to ensure that all people living with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in our communities.  Easterseals coordinates respite/family support for children, young adults, adults, and veterans

Parent to Parent of Georgia

Parent to Parent of Georgia offers a variety of services to Georgia families impacted by disabilities or special healthcare needs. Our Vision is to be the source of choice for support, information, education, and leadership development for Georgians with disabilities or special health care needs, ages birth to 26, and their families. Our Mission is to support Georgia families and individuals from birth to 26 impacted by disabilities or special health care needs. 

Autism Plan for Georgia

Our vision for Georgia is that high-quality, family and person-centered, comprehensive, and coordinated systems of services and supports are accessible and available to all children, youth and adults with autism and related disorders. These services and supports are community-based, geographically convenient, culturally and linguistically appropriate, and are designed to assist children to reach their full potential and improve their quality of life. 

Babies Can't Wait

Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) is Georgia’s early intervention program that offers a variety of coordinated services for infants and toddlers with special needs, from birth to three years-of-age and their families. Part C early intervention builds on and provides supports and resources to assist family members and caregivers to enhance children's learning and development through everyday learning opportunities.

Wrightslaw Yellow Pages for Kids

Find educational consultants, psychologists, diagnosticians, health care specialists, academic tutors, speech language therapists, advocates, and attorneys. You will also find government programs, grassroots organizations, special education schools, and parent support groups.

Georgia Department of Education

The Georgia Department of Education (Division for Special Education Services and Supports) provides necessary infrastructure and supports for leaders, teachers, and families to meet the whole child needs of each student improving student outcomes and school climate resulting in an increased quality of life and workforce ready future. We must commit to effective collaboration across agencies ​​and school-home partnerships to support local school districts in their efforts to provide special education and related services for students with disabilities. ​

Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities

The mission of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is to bring about social and policy changes that promote opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities and their families to live, learn, work, play and worship in Georgia communities.

Center for Leadership in Disability

The major activities of CLD include:

-Community education and technical assistance to people with developmental disabilities, family members, service providers, educators, and professionals on a range of topics, such as positive behavior support, person-centered planning, autism, individuals services and supports, and the SafeCare® training model

-Research on implementation of evidence-based practices and the policies that support them

Disseminating information about services, supports, and resources for people with developmental disabilities, their families, professionals, service providers, and families

-Advocacy and leadership training

-Educational opportunities for graduate students, professionals, and advocates

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Cerebral palsy is a disability caused by brain damage that restricts normal movement and coordination. Each year, 10,000 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial options, and support to help those affected by this condition.

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

ASAN believes that the goal of autism advocacy should be a world in which autistic people enjoy equal access, rights, and opportunities. We work to empower autistic people across the world to take control of our own lives and the future of our common community, and seek to organize the autistic community to ensure our voices are heard in the national conversation about us. Nothing About Us, Without Us!

Yellow Ladybugs

Yellow Ladybugs is an autistic-led non-government organisation with strong bridges to the community. We are dedicated to the happiness, success and celebration of autistic girls and women1 . We believe autistic individuals of all genders deserve to be recognised, valued, accepted and supported in order to realise their full potential.

A Guide to Dental Care for Children with Autism

Daily oral hygiene tasks might be more difficult for children with autism, but they are essential for protecting their teeth and gums. Experts have developed some useful strategies to help children with autism maintain good oral health.

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