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Deadline Extended! Parent to Parent of Georgia’s Employment Opportunity in Albany/Dougherty County. Applications being accepted through September 19, 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 Albany/Dougherty County area, this might be a […]

Covid-19 Resources for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The CDC has released a series of resources specifically aimed at individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The new offerings include a toolkit with social stories, videos, posters and interactive activities. The materials address five topics — getting a COVID-19 vaccine, wearing a mask, social distancing, hand washing and getting a COVID-19 test. https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/humandevelopment/COVID-19-Materials-for-People-with-IDD.html?fbclid=IwAR05idjexbKZuDbqyaA11JoL-8Hx_nHCdIlNDqApENZiWtggy6T87Uzp3TU

GVRA Parent Forum – October 19 at 6pm

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, in partnership with Georgia’s Parent Mentor Partnership and Parent to Parent of Georgia, will be hosting their first installment of their Parent Forum. There is a cap of 1000 seats, and the meeting will be recorded. Date: 10/19/2021Time: 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm TOPIC:How to access VR servicesWhat types of services are […]

#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

P2P Welcomes our Newest Provider Sponsor

FAITH MEDICAL SERVICES is a health care employment and private home care service agency committed to providing its clients with the best healthcare services in accordance with the highest professional standards in Georgia. Parent to Parent of Georgia lists more than 5,000 Providers on our Special Needs Database. As one of our provider sponsors, your […]