Helpful Links

Medicaid Waivers in Georgia

Education Websites

ADA Watch – a project of the National Coalition for Disability Rights, provides information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

ADAPT – information about community living options and resources

Brain Injury Resource Foundation – resources for individuals with brain injuries and their families

Center for Applied Special Technology – universal design for learning (and home of the “Bobby” automated web-site evaluation tool)

Center on Human Policy – resources for supporting community living

Children’s Freedom Initiative – resources in Georgia that can help families find services for their children to stay out of facilities

Employment First Georgia – resources for customized employment

Equal Say – Citizen Advocacy in Scotland

Georgia ADA Coordinator – technical information on the ADA and the State of Georgia

Georgia General Assembly – information on local legislators and the current session

Georgia Legal Services/Atlanta Legal Aid – free legal information and community resources

Georgia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program – information about quality of long-term care facilities

Georgia State Univeristy College of Law – PEACH SHEETS – legislative history

Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities – information on legislation, budget, and public policy

Inclusion Press – person centered planning and resource material

Institute on Human Development and Disability – University Center for Excellence

National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) – issue papers, public policy, legislative affairs

Olmstead: Community Integration for Everyone – find out what the Department of Justice is doing in your state

Parent to Parent of Georgia – support and information for parents

Project Vote – voter education materials created by People First of Georgia

Social Security Administration – information on Ticket to Work program and SSDI

Tools for Life: Increasing Access to Assistive Technology – resources on accessing to Assistive Technology

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Admin. on Developmental Disabilities – federal agency, information on federalyy funded services

U.S. House of Representatives – legislative information

U.S. Senate – legislative information

Americans with Disabilities Act

Fair Housing Act

IDEA 2004 and a brief overview of changes