Georgia Participant Direction Leadership Training – Apply by August 1, 2021.

Parent to Parent of Georgia is excited to invite individuals and families who Participant Direct the NOW/Comp waiver to our August 2021 GAPD Leadership Training.   This training will take place on zoom and will consist of (4) sessions on August 17, 19, 24 and 26. Each session will be from 11am – 1pm. Interested individuals should plan to […]

Parent to Parent of Georgia’s Employment Opportunity in NW Georgia. Applications accepted through July 30, 2021!

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 own knowledge? If so, Parent to Parent needs you as a Coordinator in theNorthwest Georgia […]

Parent to Parent of Georgia’s Employment Opportunity in Metro Atlanta (Chamblee Office). Applications being accepted through July 30, 2021!

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 own knowledge? If so, Parent to Parent needs you as a Coordinator in our Atlantaarea […]

Parent to Parent of Georgia’s Employment Opportunity in the Fulton/Dekalb County area. Applications being accepted through August 12, 2021.

Are you a parent or family member of a child with a disability or special healthcare need?  Are you looking for part-time work in a casual working environment, where you can help families to access support and resources while expanding your own knowledge?  If you live in the Fulton/Dekalb area, this might be a great […]

#StopAsianHate

Parent to Parent of Georgia would like to express our deepest condolences to those who lost their loved ones in the Atlanta shooting rampage. We are outraged and saddened by these attacks and condemn the dangerous wave of hate and violence against our Asian brothers and sisters. The civil and human rights of children and adults with disabilities are an essential part of who we are at Parent to Parent of Georgia. Therefore, we will not stay silent about racism and violence against anyone.

We stand together and support those who peacefully speak out against injustice and inequality in all its forms. As these voices are lifted, we hope to see positive change for all of our citizens.

DPH Launches COVID Vaccine Locator Ahead Of Phase 1A+ of Vaccine Administration

Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is launching a COVID vaccine locator on the DPH website at https://dph.georgia.gov. The tool allows users to search by county for a vaccine provider in their community, and provides location and contact information for the provider. This is not a centralized scheduling tool. County health departments and private providers […]

Invitation to Participate in Research Project on Inclusive Public Spaces and Pedestrian Access to Streets

Do you find some streets in Atlanta difficult to use because of how they are designed or managed? Have you reported the problems with the streets? Have you tried using the law to change the streets? Have you campaigned about the streets? Would you like to take part in our research project? More information is […]

GVRA seeks public comment: Order of Selection Implementation

The State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) and Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency(GVRA) welcome your input on GVRA’s proposed closure of Priority Categories two (2) and three (3) to ensure availability of resources for those individuals in Priority Category one (1) . . .

Guardianship and Voting

Find out the rules about voting for people with intellectual disabilities with guardians where you live. If you don’t have the right to vote or are unsure if you have right to vote, connect with your state’s Protection and Advocacy Agency to help you get that right. In Georgia, contact thegao.org

https://www.aucd.org/docs/policy/Guardianship%20Chart.pdf

Voter Registration Deadlines are approaching.

Voting is one of the most important rights of a US citizen. Make sure you are registered to vote by the deadline for the November 3, 2020 election. See the chart for registration deadlines for each state.

https://www.aucd.org/docs/policy/Voter%20Registration%20
Deadlines%20Chart%202020.pdf