Resource Directory

Agency Phone Number Address Description
(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 Building
1551 Shoup Court
Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Works with communication skills, social skills, self care skills, leisure and play skills, and reading with people on the autism spectrum.

(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.

404-885-1234
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”.

770.841.9089
3876 Menlo Drive
Atlanta, GA 30340

EnABLE Home Solutions LLC was founded in 2012 by Andrew Sever, MS, OTR/L, CAPS, CEAC to address the growing desire among homeowners to remain at home despite their changing needs and abilities.  Andrew has the unparalleled knowledge and experience to evaluate how a person engages in their daily activities (despite age, ability level, or physical surroundings) and provide specific, individualized recommendations that will improve their quality of life, allow them to remain safe at home and provide loved ones and caregivers peace of mind. 

EnABLE Home Solutions LLC is able to address a wide range of issues including: falls prevention, caregiver training, product/equipment selection, bathroom safety, home modification options, mobility, feeding, dressing, memory impairment, energy conservation, strengthening, low vision/hearing, meal preparation, medication management, re-engagement of hobbies or other interests, and the need for additional professional resources.

Whether your current challenges are caused by the onset of a new health issues or just routine aging, EnABLE Home Solutions LLC can help.

 

770-842-6328

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. 

770-664-4347
1200 Old Ellis Road                                               
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.

(404) 250-5600
335 Colewood Way NW
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Private Jewish day school 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. Epstein is a caring community that embraces partnership between family, home and school instilling a strong sense of identity and preparedness for higher education. The Epstein School is an inclusive community guided by the principles of Conservative Judaism and the timeless values of Jewish people. The Epstein School provides 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
#110
Alpharetta, GA 30009

Erin’s Hope for Friends believes that extending kids with HFAS and Asperger’s the opportunity to form friendships can do just that—change their lives. E’s Club is Erin's Hope's primary means to help families, teens and young adults affected by Asperger’s Syndrome and other High Functioning Autism Spectrum disorders.

404-385-3884
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

770-234-9111
3825 Presidential Parkway, Suite 103
Atlanta, GA 30340

FOCUS + Fragile Kids helps children who are medically fragile or have significant developmental and/or physical disabilities. They comfort with hospital visits and support groups, offer hope by information and education, provide fun activities for parents and kids and help to make equipment available to children in need.

(800) 683-5555
7168 Columbia Gateway Drive
Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046

Drives research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.

770-986-4881
3125 Presidential Parkway
Suite #100
Atlanta, GA 30340

The primary function is one of stimulating growth and development which will have a positive impact on the lives of persons with developmental disabilities.

(978) 462-1866
10 Prince Place
Suite 203
Newburyport, MA 01950

A parent-run nonprofit organization finding a cure for Fragile X Syndrome, the most common inherited cause of intellectual disabilities and autism.

404-377-3836
1815 S. Ponce de Leon Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

Committed to fostering learning and social opportunities for adults and children with special needs.

770-491-9014
1-866-977-1204
4900 Lewis Road
Stone Mountain, GA 30083

A statewide and national provider of home health care equipment—mobility aids and daily living devices for people with disabilities and the newly injured that are free and low cost resources.

404-843-2464
5065 High Point Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

Friendship Circle combats the loneliness and isolation so often felt by individuals with special needs by creating friendships and inclusion. They offer social, recreational, educational and Jewish activities for all disabilities and ages.  The incredible volunteers of Friendship Circle even come to the homes of their special friends for weekly visits. 

770-722-4837

Frontier Is a baseball league In Dunwoody / Brookhaven Georgia for kids with mild life challenges such as ADHD, dyslexia, auditory processing, speech delays and other executive or sensory challenges.

404-724-9663
PO Box 54453
Atlanta, GA 30308

The mission of Full Radius Dance is to promote, advance and enhance the modern dance form by exploring the sweep of the human experience through physically integrated dance. The company has a deep commitment to education and outreach and brings a unique artistic experience to schools, senior citizen centers and disability groups on a regular basis.

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