Adult Disability Medical Healthcare Individuals living with developmental disabilities experience significant health and healthcare disparities. ADMH was founded to address these disparities and provide a comprehensive interdisciplinary team approach to addressing healthcare and social service needs in this patient population. ADMH partners with Urban Family Practice Associates (UFPA), utilizing the...
Non-profit that employs people with developmental disabilities to product Rosary prayer beads. The Rosary Makers gain valuable experience, practicing social interactions and learning independence. Learn more at rosarymakersoa.org
Provides youth and young adults with autism and other special needs social opportunities to connect with neuro-typical peers and each other. https://www.twothumbsupinc.com/
This center's website includes resources related to adult down syndrome. https://adscresources.advocatehealth.com/
The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency operates five programs with one goal: To help people with disabilities to become fully productive members of society by achieving independence and meaningful employment. Learn more at Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
The goal of Tommy Nobis Center and Nobis Works vocational training and placement services is to provide individualized employment support for participants based on their interests, abilities, needs and vocational preferences. Learn more at https://tommynobiscenter.org/
The Excel Program offered by the Georgia Institute of Technology is a four-year college program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) leading to two separate Certificates. The first is a Certificate in Academic Enrichment, Social Fluency, and Career Exploration and the second is a Certificate in Social Growth,...
SHOWAbility is a 501(c)3 nonprofit human services organization, that is working creatively to use Music and Performing Arts as its platform for Empowerment (Advocacy), Education, Employment and Enjoyment. Learn more at https://showability.org/
Looking for online activities that someone with disabilities in your life can use to keep busy as the weather cools down? Check out the Arc's new Virtual Program Library, a free hub full of on-demand activities that can be done from home by people with disabilities, their families, and service providers. Topics...
Check out the article in the AJC about Special Kneads and Treats, a nonprofit bakery in Lawrenceville that employs only special needs individuals. They are working towards raising $100,000 to qualify for a matching contribution from Clyde Strickland to pay off the bakery's mortgage. Read more at AJC