Georgia Disability Resources

Your guide to Georgia disability resources, organizations, and agencies.

Georgia State Agencies  (Not duplicated under categories)
Office of Comm. Of Insurance & Safety – Caregiver Fire Safety Training
Georgia ADA Coordinator’s Office
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities
Georgia Department of Community Health
Georgia Department of Human Services
Georgia Department of Labor
Georgia Department of Public Health – Coastal Health District
Georgia Office of Commissioner of Insurance and Safety Fire
Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity
Georgia Medicaid
Office of Disability Services Ombudsman

General/National
CDC Disability and Health State Profile Data for Georgia

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
Disability Link
Institute on Human Development and Disability – University of Georgia
Southeast ADA Center
TASH (Severe Handicaps)
United Way 211 – Georgia

Advocacy and Legal Rights
Georgia Advocacy Office

Southeast ADA Center

Aging
AARP – Georgia

ACL Aging & Disability in America
Aging and Disability Resource Connection
Georgia DHS Division of Aging Services
Georgia Council on Aging
Senior Living – Georgia

AIDS/HIV
AID Atlanta

AIDS Health Foundation
Georgia AIDS Coalition
Georgia Department of Public Health – Office of HIV/AIDS
Someone Cares
Youth AIDS Coalition –Georgia

Allergy and Asthma
Asthma Community Network

Georgia Department of Public Health – Asthma

Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association – Georgia

Department of Human Services – div of Aging Services

Arthritis
Arthritis Foundation – Georgia


Arts

Georgia Artists with Disabilities
Circus Arts Institute

Assistive Technology
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children

Georgia Dept of Education Special Ed Services and Supports
National Center on Accessible Educational Materials
Tools for Life – Georgia Tech

Attention Deficit Disorder
See Learning Disabilities.

Autism
Autism Speaks – Georgia

CDC – Autism Spectrum Disorder in Georgia
Marcus Autism Center
New Directions Adult Autism Program
Spectrum Autism Support, Education & Resources
Georgia Dept of Education – Autism


Birth Defects
CDC – Birth Defects

Georgia Dept of Public Health – Birth Defects
March of Dimes -Georgia
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome – Georgia

Blindness and Visual Impairments
American Foundation for the Blind

Center for the Visually Impaired
Georgia Academy of the Blind
Georgia Council of the Blind
Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS)
Georgia Radio Reading Service
Hadley – Empowering Adults with Vision Loss or Blindness
Lions Lighthouse
National Federation of the Blind – Georgia

Brain Injuries

Brain Injury Association of Georgia
Georgia Dept of Education – Traumatic Brain Injury
Pilot International –Georgia District

Cancer
American Cancer Society in Georgia
American Childhood Cancer Organization
Cancer Foundation of Georgia
Cure Childhood Cancer
Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition
Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance
Susan B. Komen Coastal Georgia
West Central Georgia Cancer Coalition

Caregivers & Family
Bobby Dodd Institute –Family Support

Caregiver Fire Safety Training
Creative Community Services – Therapeutic Foster Care
Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential – Parent Toolkit

Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia

Children
DHS div of Family and Children Services -ADA
Families of Children Under Stress (FOCUS)
Georgia Parent Support Network
Lekotec to Georgia
Parent 2 Parent of Georgia
Resurgens Charitable Foundation

Communication Disorders
Georgia Speech, Language, Hearing Association

Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Georgia Chapter

Deafness and Hearing Impairments
Georgia Association of the Deaf
Georgia Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
CaringWorks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf

Developmental Disabilities
Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD)
The Arc Georgia

Georgia Dept. of Public Health – Babies Can’t Wait
The Jessamine Place

Diabetes
American Diabetes Association – Georgia

Diabetes Association of Atlanta
Georgia Dept. of Community Health – Diabetes
Diabetes Food Hub

Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome Association of Georgia

Chattahoochee Valley Down Syndrome Association

Education
Center for Leadership in Disability

Georgia Dept of Education – Special Education
Georgia Parent Mentors Partnership

Education, Higher & Adult
Disability Resource Center at the University of Georgia

Georgia State University – Access and Accommodations Center

Employment
Ability Links

Bobby Dodd Institute – Employment
Disabled Person
Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity
Job Accommodation Network
Parent to Parent – Employment

Epilepsy
Epilepsy Foundation Georgia


Financial Assistance/Information
Need Help Paying Bills

Parent to Parent – Georgia
Benefits: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
The Mobility Resource – Georgia Disability Grants

Fragile X Syndrome
Emory Magazine Article


Head Injuries
See Brain Injuries and Disorders

Health (General)
Georgia Department of Public Health


Heart Disorders
American Heart Association – Georgia

Hemophilia
Hemophilia of Georgia

Housing
CaringWorks, Inc.

Georgia Dept of Community Affairs –Home Access

Huntington’s Disease
Huntington’s Disease Society of America – Georgia


Independent Living
BAIN Center for Independent Living

Disability Connections – A Middle Georgia Center for Independent Living
disability Link – Housing and Home Modification
Disability Resource Center
Independent Living Research Utilization
LIFE – Living Independence for Everyone
Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia

Insurance
Georgia Dept. of Administrative Services – Long Term Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability Benefits
Social Security Benefits for People with Disabilities

Job Information
abilityJobs

Georgia Dept of Labor Resources for Job Seekers/Disabled
Social Security – Ticket To Work Program
Workshops, Inc.

Learning Disabilities

CHADD
Int’l Dyslexia Association of Georgia
Learning Disabilities Association of Georgia
Center for Leadership in Disability – Positive Behavior Support

Leukemia and Lymphoma
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Georgia


Long Term Care
Community Care Services Program

Georgia Medicaid Disabled Long Term Care

Lupus
Lupus Foundation of America – Georgia


Mental Illness
Georgia DBHDD Behavioral Health Services

Georgia DBHDD Mental Health for Children, Young Adults & Families
Mental Health America of Georgia
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Georgia

Mental Retardation
See: Developmental Disabilities

Multi-Service Agencies
The Arc of Georgia

Disability Link
Disability Resource Center
Easter Seals of North Georgia
Easter Seals of Southern Georgia

Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Georgia

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

Nursing Homes  (Commercial companies only: Sell ads)
Family Assets – Nursing Homes in Georgia Accepting Medicaid

Occupational Therapy
Easterseals North Georgia

Georgia Occupational Therapy Association
Learning Disabilities Association of Georgia
Shephard Center –Adapted Driving for Disabled or Injuries

Parkinson’s Disease
American Parkinson Disease Association – Georgia Chapter

Parkinson’s Foundation – Georgia

Polio and Post-Polio
Atlanta Post-Polio

Prader-Willi Syndrome
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association – Georgia

Recreation
See Sports & Recreation

Rehabilitation
See Vocational Rehabilitation

Respiratory Disorders
American Lung Association – Georgia

Georgia Dept of Public Health – Respiratory Diseases

Respite Care/Respite Services
Creative Community Services, Inc. – Respite Care

DHS div. of Family & Children Services – Respite Care
Special Needs Respite

Speech Disorders, Impairments and Disorders
See Communication Disorders

Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association

Spinal Cord Injury  
Shephard Center

Sports and Recreation  (Not on original pages)
Atlanta Sparks

Blaze Sports
Camp Twin Lakes
Catalyst Sports
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Adaptive Sports
Full Dance Radius
Special Olympics Georgia

Stroke
Georgia Department of Public Health – Comprehensive Stroke Centers

Georgia Department of Public Health – Primary Stroke Centers

Tay-Sachs Disease
See National Resources

Tourette Syndrome
Tourette Association of America – Support Groups

Tourette Information Center and Support

Transportation for Disabled People
Mercy Flight Southeast

State ADA Coordinator’s Office – Transportation
Bartow County Transit
Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) ADA Compliance
Gwinnet County Transit – Accessible Services

Veterans
Blinded Veterans Association – Georgia

Disabled American Veterans – Decatur Office
Disabled American Veterans – Outreach Programs

Vocational Rehabilitation
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency – Roosevelt Warm Springs
Parent to Parent of Georgia – Job Training