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RESOURCES FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES | Print |

Developmental Disabilities  

The Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities  provides comprehensive services  for adult residents with developmental disabilities.   As part of our commitment to serving the public, we have listed additional resources for  children and adults with developmental disabilities:

COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

1.) Annandale Village -3500 Annandale Lane, Suwanee, Georgia 30024.   (770) 945-8381.   Website: www.annandale.org. Annandale Village provides services for adults with developmental disabilities or traumatic brain injury. There are many classifications of developmental disabilities including those resulting from trauma or genetic disorders.

2.) All About Developmental Disabilities - 1440 Dutch Valley Place, Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia 30324.   (404) 881-9777.   Website: www.aadd.org.   All About Developmental Disabilities (formerly the Atlanta Alliance on Developmental Disabilities) was founded in 1956 and has grown from a local grassroots organization created by a group of concerned parents, to become the state of Georgia's premiere provider of needed services, broad-based education, and effective advocacy for children, adults, and families living with developmental disabilities.   The organization believes that people with developmental disabilities, and their families, are among the most challenged and excluded people in society.

3.) Marcus Autism Center -  1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30329.   (404) 785-9400.   Website: www.marcus.org.   The Marcus Autism Center  is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to provide information, services and programs to children with autism and related disorders, their families and those who live and work with them. We offer integrated advanced clinical, behavioral, educational and family support services through a single organization to reduce the stress for families that use our services.

4.) The ARC of Georgia - 100 Edgewood Avenue, NE, Suite 1675, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.   (678) 733-8969.   Website: www.thearcofgeorgia.org.   The Arc of Georgia is a non-profit membership organization committed to all people with developmental disabilities, and will work to develop programs, funding and public policy that will assist them in realizing their goals of learning, living, working, worshiping and playing in the community.     Affiliated with the Arc of the United States, The Arc of Georgia is also committed to self-advocates and families with people who have a developmental disability and will work to ensure they receive the respect to which all people are entitled.      

5.) Tools for Life - 1700 Century Circle, Suite 300, Atlanta, Georgia 30345.   (404) 638-0390.   Website: www.gatfl.org.   The mission is to increase access to assistive technology devices and assistive technology services for Georgians of all ages and disabilities so individuals can live, learn, work, and play independently in communities of their choice.

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

National organizations

1.) Special Olympics -  1133 19th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-3604.   (202) 628-3630.   Toll-Free: (800) 700-8585.   Website: www.specialolympics.org.   Through year-round sports training and competition, the Special Olympics empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities in more than 180 countries.  

2.) Cerebral Palsy Group - 400 Putnam Pike, Suite J, Smithfield, RI, 02917. Telephone: (774) 325-0083.  Website: www.cerebralpalsygroup.com.  Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by Cerebral Palsy, brain injuries or birth injuries.

3.) "Support for Students with Intellectual Disabilities" - provides information on college programs, funding, and other resources -      https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/students-with-intellectual-disabilities/

 

 
 

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