Perhaps you are new to the area south of Atlanta or are new to disabilities. Where do you start once you have a diagnosis? Where do you find resources?
You can ask us! We provide resource and referral and real PARENTAL SUPPORT through our growing friendships with families of children with special needs.
Our Favorite Resources
Other helpful links and organizations to help you get started:
Parent to Parent of Georgia – special needs database, parent training, and roadmap. Navigator Teams are a project of Parent to Parent of Georgia. Coweta and Fayette Teams meet periodically.
ExceptionalOPS – training and advocacy for older students and young adults. Some community guide services for Fayette residents with a developmental disability.
FOCUS - respite, summer camp, support groups.
People First of Henry County - social events and FUN on the south side. Pageants, ball games, egg hunts.
South Fulton Coalition For Understanding - parent training, advocacy.
Parent Mentors – People (employed by individual school systems) to help guide families through the special education process in their respective school systems.
Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities – advocacy, information, and empowerment for people with developmental disabilities.
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities – state agency who handles the intake and management of medicaid waiver dollars. If you are wondering about Medicaid in Georgia, start here.
25+ Letter Templates For Special Education
We like what ADA In Your Shoes had to say about Letter Template and examples on what to write for Special Education.