Resource Directory

Agency Phone Number Address Description
The Justin Tyler Truax Building
1551 Shoup Court
Decatur, GA 30033

The Early Emory Center for Child Development and Enrichment (formerly the Walden Early Childhood Center) provides a high-quality learning environment with well-trained, nurturing staff to enhance children’s language, social-emotional and intellectual development. The program offers toddler to pre-k inclusive environments for all children ages 1-5, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

2 Peachtree Street NW
11th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303

Along with the Newborn Metabolic Screening Program and Children 1st, the EHDI Program maintains and supports a comprehensive, coordinated, statewide screening and referral system. EHDI includes screening for hearing loss in the birthing hospital; referral of those who do not pass the hospital screening for rescreening; for newborns who do not pass the rescreening referral for diagnostic audiological evaluation; and, linkage to appropriate intervention for those babies diagnosed with hearing loss. Technical assistance and training about implementing and maintaining a quality newborn hearing screening program is provided to hospitals, primary care physicians, audiologists, early interventionists, and public health staff.

2545 Lawrenceville Hwy
Suite 150
Decatur, GA 30033

Early Insights is committed to helping all children reach their full potential through maximizing the development and enhancement of his/her communication skills. Areas of focus are language disorder, speech disorder, pragmatics or social navigation, as well as feeding and swallowing disorders. Perspectives Holistic Psychotherapy is a practice that serves the whole person as part of a complete system through a comprehensive approach. Decatur and Sandy Springs locations.

53 Perimeter Center East
Suite 550
Atlanta, GA 30346

Easter Seals North Georgia provides high-quality services to ensure that all children with disabilities or other special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.

1000 Old Roswell Lakes Parkway
Roswell, GA 30076

Eaton Academy is a SACS/CASI accredited academic institution that provides customized services to learners of all ages who have not responded to more traditional models of education.

5130 Peachtree Boulevard
Chamblee, GA 30341

The Elaine Clark Center and the Heart of Hope Academy support children ages 6 weeks to 22 with special needs and their families by providing an innovative model of education and therapeutic play.  

189 Sams Street
Suite A-1
Decatur, GA 30030

A non-profit special needs school for children with complex communication needs and multiple disabilities, located in the in-town Atlanta area. Their mission is to create confident students who are life-long learners, focusing on what IS possible.

3930 E. Jones Bridge Rd. NW
Suite 160
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

An elder care and disability law firm in the metro Atlanta area.  

(678) 509-EMMY
9205 Coleman Road
Roswell, GA 30075
Emmy’s Academy is the only center of its kind in the North Atlanta Metro focused on providing affordable, developmentally appropriate childcare with early learning programs to children with special needs who would not otherwise have access to these services. Caregivers work closely with every parent to provide each child with the opportunity to thrive by upholding their current Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or Individualized Education Plan (IEP), incorporating therapeutic play while stimulating their desire to learn.
(404) 727-8350
The Justin Tyler Truax Bldg.
1551 Shoup Court
Atlanta, GA 30322

Works on communication skills, social skills, self care skills, leisure and play skills, and reading for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

(404) 727-5740
2015 Uppergate Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Georgia’s largest multidisciplinary practice serving children not only through Emory Children’s Center, but also through Emory’s alliances with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Grady Memorial Hospital, Dekalb Medical Center at Hillandale and Emory University Hospital Midtown.

150 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Decatur, Georgia 30030

Employment First Georgia (EFG) is a statewide resource promoting innovative, customized employment practice. Each individual will be supported to pursue his or her own unique path to work, a career, or his or her contribution to participation in community life. EFG provides technical assistance and consultation to individuals and their “team”.

3876 Menlo Drive
Atlanta, GA 30340

EnABLE Home Solutions LLC addresses challenges caused by the onset of new health issues and routine aging such as: falls prevention, caregiver training, product/equipment selection, bathroom safety, home modification options, mobility, feeding, dressing, memory impairment, low vision/hearing, meal preparation, medication management, re-engagement of hobbies or other interests, and the need for additional professional resources.


EnABLE Kids, LLC, founded by Jean Sever, MS, OTR/L, specializes in customizing home environments in order to meet the sensory and developmental needs of children who have Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disabilities, and other neuro-developmental disorders. 

1200 Old Ellis Rd.                               
Roswell, GA  30076 

Community Access Services are geared toward preparing and assisting individuals to become part of their broader community. Educational classes and individual supports are designed to teach skills in home management, communications, socialization, advocacy, rights, self preservation, and community living. Supports are also provided to help participate in leisure activities of interest. Community inclusion activities vary from participating in volunteer work, attending a local seniors’ center to maintaining health and fitness at a local gym.

(404) 527-7155
6065 Roswell Road
Suite 770
Atlanta, GA 30328

The Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia (EFGA) is the only health agency in Georgia dedicated to serving more than 150,000 Georgians who have epilepsy and seizure disorders statewide. The foundation seeks to improve the quality of life for people with epilepsy and their families through community education activities for all age levels and comprehensive set of client service programs. The foundation also reaches out to the community at large to reduce the stigma that is often attached to epilepsy and educate the public on seizure recognition and first aid.

335 Colewood Way NW
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

A private day school  guided by the principles of Conservative Judaism and the timeless values of Jewish people, serving students 18 months through 8th grade. The Epstein School is focused on blended learning and language immersion taught by a talented, compassionate faculty and bolstered by cutting-edge technology. It is an inclusive community providing the following accommodations: accessibility ramps (for building access), assistive technology, listening aids, resource room, learning resource specialists/inclusion coordinator, counseling services and an occupational therapist.

11940 Alpharetta Highway
Alpharetta, GA 30009

Erin’s Hope for Friends is a non-profit organization on a mission to create lasting relationships through joyful interactions for teens & young adults with High Functioning Autism Spectrum disorder . Alpharetta and Acworth locations.

Scheller College of Business
800 West Peachtree, NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Excel (Expanding Career, Education and Leadership Opportunities) at Georgia Tech is a four-year program for students with mild intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), leading to two separate certificates:

Years 1 – 2: Academic Enrichment, Social Fluency and Career Exploration

Years 3 – 4: Social Growth, Leadership and Career Development

A comprehensive list of resources for college-bound students with disabilities; from financial aid and scholarships to a list of best colleges for students with learning differences.