Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) is Georgia’s statewide inter-agency 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. Additional information about …
A new campaign inspired by the vast and diverse autism community, featuring stories of people with autism across the spectrum and throughout the life span. Together, we can create a brighter life on the spectrum.
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disability caused by brain damage that restricts normal movement and coordination. Each year, 10,000 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial options and support to help those across the country affected by this disorder.
Kiddos Foundation’s mission is to better shape lives for children with special needs. Kiddos’ Clubhouse Foundation provides therapy scholarships to help families pay for critical therapies. Through partnerships and generous support from corporate and private donors, grants, and charitable events, we are able to relieve financial burdens and help families regain hope for their children.
Website developed by Dr. James MacDonald to provide parents with information and tools to help their special needs children communicate and socialize. Specifically provides advice geared towards children with Down’s Syndrome, Autism, and Behavioral issues. The Communicating Partners Center is guided by one major belief: that parents are in the best position to make sure …
We provide free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering.
CHADD’s primary objectives are: to provide a support network for parents and caregivers; to provide a forum for continuing education; to be a community resource and disseminate accurate, evidence-based information about AD/HD to parents, educators, adults, professionals, and the media; to promote ongoing research; and to be an advocate on behalf of the AD/HD community.
Informative website about Autism that is published by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Includes: the signs & symptoms of autism, how Autism is diagnosed, the cause of Autism, current research being conducted on Autism, and much more.
Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a motor speech disorder that makes it difficult for children to speak. Children with the diagnosis of apraxia of speech generally have a good understanding of language and know what they want to say. Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a motor speech disorder that makes it difficult for …
Article published by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association explaining the difference between “Speech” and “Language”. What Is Speech? What Is Language? Speech and language are different. A person can have problems with one or both. Learn about the difference here. See a speech-language pathologist, or SLP, if you have concerns.