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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 […]

Our Statement on the Events of the Last Week

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick has led to protests and demonstrations in Atlanta and around the country. These protests are a reflection of how racial injustice continues to impact us and the world we live in. 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. 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.

P2P adds COVID-19 Information & Resources to the Roadmap to Success

Parent to Parent has added information and resources to our Roadmap to help guide and assist you and keep your family safe, healthy, educated, and connected during this time of isolation. Be sure to check out information on Early Childhood at https://www.p2pga.org/roadmap/early-childhood/covid-19-information-resources Information on Education can be found at https://www.p2pga.org/roadmap/education/covid-19-information-resources and Healthcare information is at https://www.p2pga.org/roadmap/halthcare/covid-19-information-resources

UPDATE: On April 2, 2020, Governor Kemp announces Georgia schools to remain closed for remainder of this school year.

Read the Executive Order and to view Guidance and FAQs here. https://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2020-04-02/governor-kemp-issues-shelter-place-order

Governor Kemp issues a Statewide Shelter In Place Executive Order starting at 6 PM on Friday, April 3, 2020 through 11:59 PM on Monday, April 13, 2020.

Read the Executive Order and to view Guidance and FAQs here. https://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2020-04-02/governor-kemp-issues-shelter-place-order

Join Us for An Online Session to Share Your COVID-19 Challenges and the Impact on the Georgia Disability Community.

Tuesdays Beginning April 7th | 3:00 - 4:30 PM The Georgia Developmental Disabilities Network and Partnering Organizations are launching a weekly community call to address issues and concerns related to COVID-19. The goal of these weekly forums is to receive and provide guidance and resources to the people we support across the state. Together we can tune into a clear signal of facts and resources that stands out from the overwhelming noise of social media, email and 24-hour news outlets.

The State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) is seeking parents of children who are enrolled in or recently graduated from Babies Can’t Wait (BCW)

The State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) is seeking parents of children who are enrolled in or recently graduated from Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) who want to: impact positive change for the BCW program enhance services and supports to children and families in BCW become more involved in the local and state BCW programs Interested parents […]