To create a collaborative environment that encourages all learners to effectively attain their full potential.


 To provide a quality education for all learners regardless of age, cognitive, or physical abilities; to help all learners reach their highest possible functioning levels.


CCSD Family Resources
Cobb County School District has an electronic resource database with close to 1,000 agencies and resources available to school staff, parents and the community at large instantly. The database has a Cobb County focus but it does list out-of-district resources.

Georgia Chapter of Autism Society of America
An affiliate of the Autism Society of America, this organization is a leading voice and resource of the Georgia Autism Community in education, advocacy, services, information and referral, and support.

Organization for Autism Research
Organization for Autism Research provides informational books in English & Spanish that can be ordered free of charge or downloaded. Their guide to transition can be applied to any disability.

Parent to Parent of Georgia
Parent to Parent of Georgia offers services to families with disabilities or special healthcare needs.


Special needs planning resources:

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine “Planning for your Disabled Child”


Champions for Children provides support services for Georgia’s medically fragile and special needs children and their families who do not qualify for TEFRA/Katie Beckett Medicaid Program.


Cobb Special Education Parent Mentors Website

VIP Parent Workshop:  Screen Time & Technology
03/12/2019  –  9:30 – 11:00am
Hawthorne Center – Smyrna
VIP Flyer — Screen Time & Technology
VIP Flyer — Screen Time & Technology (Spanish)

Transition Services Transition Talks:  A Night with Vendors
Appropriate for families of students grades K-12 and beyond
03/12/2019  –  5:30 – 7:30pm
Hillgrove High School
Vendor Night Flyer

Evening of Inspiration
Evening of Inspiration Invitation
03/26/2019  –  6:30 – 8:00pm
McEachern High School

VIP Parent Workshop:   Social/Emotional Regulation
04/16/2019  –  9:30 – 11:00am
Hawthorne Center – Smyrna 

VIP Parent Workshop: Parent Advocacy
04/25/2018  –  9:30 – 11:00am
Hawthorne Center – Smyrna