Autism and Developmental Center, Navicent Health

Resources

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American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

American Occupational Therapy Association

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy and to improve the quality of occupational therapy services.

American Physical Therapy Association

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 95,000 members physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.

American Psychological Association

APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 115,700 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.

Anchor of Hope Foundation

Anchor of Hope Foundation is a Christian organization providing financial and spiritual support, encouragement, community resources, and services to families with disabilities.

Autism Speaks 100 Day Tool Kit

A tool kit to assist families of young children in getting the critical information they need in the first 100 days after an autism diagnosis.

Babies Can't Wait- Early Intervention Program

Babies Can't Wait (BCW) is Georgia's statewide interagency service delivery system for infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities and their families. BCW is established by Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) which guarantees all eligible children, regardless of their disability, access to services that will enhance their development.

Behavior Analyst Certification Board

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board®, Inc. (BACB®) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation established in 1998 to meet professional credentialing needs identified by behavior analysts, governments, and consumers of behavior analysis services. The BACB's certification requirements, exam content, and procedures undergo regular review according to international standards for organizations that grant professional credentials.

Central Georgia Autism

Central Georgia Autism welcomes all families looking for support, guidance, and information as we have an overall desire to help individuals that are on the autism spectrum be given the chance they deserve. Our mission is to raise Autism Awareness in Central Georgia, educate families, and offer financial scholarships to individuals with an Autism Spectrum Diagnosis.

Children's Medical Services

Children's Medical Services (CMS) works to provide improved health outcomes for children with special health care needs by coordinating their access to affordable quality specialty health care in our communities and by using the resources in a responsible manner. Quality specialty health care services available for Georgia's children with chronic medical conditions from birth to 21 years of age and live in low income households.

Early Autism Project

Early Autism Project (EAP), Inc., offers the highest quality of intensive, research-based behavioral treatment for children and young adults between the ages of 20 months and 21 years with autism spectrum and related disorders. EAP provides comprehensive services to child and their families in their homes, in EAP clinics, and in schools throughout the country.

First Signs

First Signs is dedicated to educating parents and professionals about autism and related disorders.

Local Autism Resource Guide

This community-created Autism Resource Guide provides you with a local directory or services, physicians, therapies, schools, and other information available for children with autism spectrum disorder in Central Georgia.

M-CHAT: Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers

The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT) is a validated developmental screening tool for toddlers between 16 and 30 months of age. It is designed to identify children who may benefit from a more thorough developmental and autism evaluation. The M-CHAT can be administered and scored as part of a well-child check-up, and also can be used by specialists or other professionals to screen for developmental delay and autism.

National Down Syndrome Society

The National Down Syndrome Society is the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down Syndrome.

NeedyMeds

NeedyMeds is a national non-profit organization that maintains a website of free information on programs that help people who can't afford medications and healthcare costs. More than 1.3 million patients, family members, healthcare professionals, social workers and patient advocates use the NeedyMeds website each year. They regularly update data on over 9,000 assistance programs, 15,000 free/low-cost/sliding scale clinics and nearly 1,500 drug discount coupons. They also publish information about resources for specific diseases. All of the information is accessible online, at no charge and without registration.

Parent to Parent of Georgia

Parent to Parent of GA is a non-profit organization providing support and information to parents of children with disabilities. Services are based on the philosophy that one of the most meaningful sources of support are other parents who have experienced parenting a child with a disability. All services are free. Website includes a special needs service provider database.

Pathways

Pathways.org provides FREE tools to maximize all children's motor, sensory, and communication development.

Understood

Understood.org aims to help the millions of parents whose children, ages 3-20, are struggling with learning and attention issues. Their goal is to empower parents to understand their children's issues and relate to their experiences.