Special Needs

Babies Can’t Wait

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 …

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Autism Speaks

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.

Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by difficulties with social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior. Parents usually notice signs during the first three years of their child’s life. These signs often develop gradually, though some children with autism reach their developmental milestones at a normal pace before worsening. Autism is associated …

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ADD/ADHD

A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders ADHD, attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, hyperkinetic syndrome, MBD, minimal brain damage, minimal brain dysfunction hyperactivity – a condition characterized by excessive restlessness and movement

Cerebral Palsy Guide

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.