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Articles & Info

These links and resources are for information purposes only and are provided as a convenience for our clients. Their listing on our web site does not constitute a recommendation or referral by Georgia Pediatric Psychology, by any of our doctors, counselors or any other employee. 

RESOURCES FOR ADHD

ADDitude (http://www.additudemag.com)

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (http://www.add.org/)

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) (http://www.chadd.org/)

 

RESOURCES FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Autism Society of America (http://www.autism-society.org/)

Autism Speaks (http://www.autismspeaks.org/)

Center for Outreach and Services for the Autism Community (COSAC) (http://www.njcosac.org/)

The Emory Autism Resource Center (404-727-8350).

Interactive Autism Network (http://www.ianresearch.org/)

Marcus Autism Center Support Services (http://www.marcus.org/autism-resources/support-services)

MAAP Services (for Autism Spectrum Disorders) (http://www.maapservices.org/index.html)

Floortime Foundation (http://www.icdl.com/)

SPECTRUM (http://www.atl-spectrum.com/) - for families, friends and teachers of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) within Gwinnett County, Ga., and the surrounding areas.

TEACCH Autism Program (http://www.teacch.com/)

Parent to Parent of Georgia (http://www.parenttoparentofga.org/)

 

RESOURCES FOR ANXIETY, MOOD, AND OTHER PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS

Families of Children Under Stress (http://www.focus-ga/org/)

Stress Free Kids- (http://www.stressfreekids.com)

The ChildrenÕs and Adult Center for Anxiety- (http://www.worrywisekids.org/)

KateÕs Club – (http://www.katesclub.org) - a resource for children and adolescents who have lost a parent or sibling.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network- (http://www.nctsn.org)  

International OCD Foundation (http://iocdf.org/about/)

OCD (http://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/obssessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd.htm#selfhelp)

The Balanced Mind Foundation- (http://www.thebalancedmind.org) - a resource for families of children with mood disorders.

Sleep Foundation (http://www.sleepfoundation.org/ )

Tourette Syndrome Association website: (http:// www.tsa-usa.org)

 

RESOURCES FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES

Adult Down Syndrome Program of the Emory Down Syndrome clinic (http://www.adspatlanta.org/)

Employment First Georgia ((404) 885-1234) - an additional source for assistance with employment.

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (http://www/fodac.org/)

Just People (http://www.justpeople.org/)- offers a variety of services for adults who are considered high functioning within their area of disability. Services include social programs and supervised housing opportunities.

WOW In-Sync, Inc. (770-939-1100) - a Georgia-based non-profit organization that is a provider of community and employment services for adults with disabilities in the Atlanta metro area.  

 

RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS/DISABILITIES

Babies Can't Wait (http://www.dph.georgia.gov/babies-cant-wait)

Lekotek of Georgia (http://www.lekotek.org/)

Center for the Visually Impaired (http://www.cviatlanta.org/)

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (http://www.choa.org/)

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) (http://www.cec.sped.org/)

Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta (http://www.dsaatl.org/)

Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (http://www.gcdd.org/)

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (http://www.dbhdd.georgia.gov/developmental-disabilities)

Georgia Learning Resource System (http://www.glrs.org/)

Georgia Pines (http://www.gapines.net/) – a resource for children who are visually impaired.

Georgia Project for Assistive Technology (http://www.gpat.org/)

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (http://www.nichcy.org)

 

RESOURCES FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (http://www.copaa.net/)

GA Special Education (http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/default.aspx).

Griffin Area Resource Center, Inc. (GARC) (770) 228-9919) - provides a full array of services and supports to young adults with developmental disabilities.

International Dyslexia Association (http://www.interdys.org/)

Wrightslaw (http://www.wrightslaw.com/) - parents, educators, advocates and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.

National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) (http://www.ncld.org)

Learning Disabilities Association of American (http://www.ldaamerica.org)

LD Online (http://www.ldonline.org)

 

RESOURCES FOR SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS

National Alliance on Mental Illness (http://www.nami.org/)

National Institute of Mental Health (http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml)

 

RESOURCES FOR FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (http://www.nofas.org/)

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Consultation, Education and Training Services (http://www.fascets.org/)