Parent to Parent of Georgia’s Employment Opportunity – Applications are being accepted through June 19, 2024, 4:00 pm!

Are you a parent or family member of a child with a disability or a professional interestedin working with families? Are you looking for part-time work, a casual workingenvironment where you can help families access support and resources while expandingyour knowledge? If so, Parent to Parent needs you as a Regional Coordinator.This Coordinator position will …

Parent to Parent of Georgia’s Employment Opportunity – Applications are being accepted through June 19, 2023, 4:00 pm!

Are you a parent or family member of a child with a disability or a professional interested in working with families?  Are you looking for part-time work, a casual working environment, where you can help families access support and resources while expanding your own knowledge?  If you live in West Georgia, Parent to Parent needs …

The 2024 Georgia STABLE/Path2College Matching Scholarship Program

To further support Georgians with disabilities, the Office of the State Treasurer (OST) has launched the Georgia STABLE/Path2College (P2C) Matching Scholarship Program (Matching Scholarship) for Georgia STABLE account owners ages 18 and under. OST is partnering with Georgia’s Path2College 529 Savings Plan and the Georgia STABLE Program to offer this Matching Scholarship of up to …

Big changes may be coming to your Medicaid coverage.

Take action to stay in charge of your coverage! When the federal government ends the COVID-19 public health emergency,Georgia, and all other states, will be required to check who is still eligible to receiveMedicaid or PeachCare for Kids® coverage. This is called a “redeterminationprocess.” During this time, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® members may beasked …

GA Transportation & Employment Needs Assessment

The Research and Evaluation Unit (REU) at the Institute on Human Development and Disability (IHDD) at the University of Georgia (UGA) and Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) are seeking input from individuals with disabilities; their families and caregivers; and key informants about the services and support needs, and gaps in services in Georgia, related to two topics …

Parent to Parent of Georgia is excited to partner with new Holiday Inn & Suites Chamblee-Dunwoody in offering a donation partnership that keeps on giving. 

The new Holiday Inn & Suites is now open at 4401 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd. immediately at the 285-Chamblee Dunwoody exit ramp. Parent to Parent is happy to have entered into a partnership with the hotel which will allow staff, vendors, business/personal associates, clients, friends, or family to book with a special corporate rate. All you …

State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) Share Your Voice! Stakeholder Feedback Sessions

The SPP/APR is a report submitted annually to the federal government to examine the progress and status of Georgia in implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for students with disabilities.  The input of Georgia’s stakeholders in this process is critical! Families, educators, and students with disabilities are invited to register and participate in …

The Georgia Participant-Direction Group (GAPD) is currently seeking new members.

GAPD is a self-organized group of Participants/Representatives which has been recognized by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) as an advisory group. The mission of GAPD is to promote and support Participant Direction for individuals with developmental disabilities through advocacy, education, and training on waiver services, supports, and policy, so that they …

GVRA Parent Forum Recording is now available

The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency in partnership with Parent to Parent of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Education recently hosted an online Parent Forum to allow families to learn about the services these organizations offer. You can watch a recording of the forum here. If you have any questions about the topics discussed in …

New videos provide information to families on Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Education has produced 3 new videos to help families understand Georgia’s Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS). MTSS and Special Education – Watch this video and learn more about MTSS and how it connects with Special Education in Georgia. MTSS FAQs – This video features Frequently Asked Questions from Parents about MTSS …