Special Education Parent Mentors
Special Education Parent Mentors

Disability Information

Please follow the links below to find information for your student’s specific disability. Disabilities are listed in alphabetical order. In addition, the Center for Parent Information and Resources has quick fact sheets available at:
www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/specific-disabilities/


ADHD


AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER


BIPOLAR/MOOD DISORDERS


CEREBRAL PALSY

  • Reaching for the Stars: A Foundation of Hope for Children with Cerebral Palsy (RFTS, Inc.) is the largest pediatric Cerebral Palsy nonprofit foundation in the world led by parents, with a focus on the Prevention, Treatment and Cure of Cerebral Palsy. www.reachingforthestars.org
  • More Cerebral Palsy information:
    www.neurologychannel.com/cerebralpalsy/

CONDUCT DISORDER

DOWN SYNDROME

  • The Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta (DSAA) was created by metro-Atlanta parents in 1979 in an effort to provide support and education to families who have children with Down syndrome.
    www.dsaatl.org
  • National Down Syndrome Society is a good source of information for family and those who interact with individuals with Down Syndrome. www.ndss.org

DYSLEXIA

EMOTIONAL BEHAVIOR DISORDERS

EPILEPSY

LEARNING DISABILITY

MEDICALLY FRAGILE

  • Fragile Kids Foundation supports the quality of life and wellbeing of medically fragile children with support, supplies and prescribed medical equipment not covered by Georgia Medicaid or private.
    www.fragilekids.org

WILLIAMS SYNDROME


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