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Parent to Parent of Georgia’s Employment Opportunity Applications being accepted through 4:00 pm September 2, 2022.

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 so, Parent to Parent needs you as a Coordinator …

State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) seeks new members

The Georgia State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) is seeking new members. The SRC is a federally mandated council composed of Georgia citizens appointed by the Governor to represent a broad range of individuals with disabilities and those who support them. Find out more information about the SRC. Download the nomination form here.

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 …

Participant Direct Focus Group Meeting, June 14th or June 16th

Do you Participant Direct the NOW/COMP Waiver? If so, we want to hear from you! Parent to Parent of Georgia (P2P) has partnered with the GeorgiaDepartment of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) tohold two Virtual Focus Group meetings to hear your feedback. The number of attendees is limited so be sure to register early to attend …

Parent to Parent of Georgia has a part-time position available in Albany/Dougherty County. Application deadline – 4pm on July 29, 2022.

Are you looking for part-time work in a casual working environment, where you can help families access supports and resources while expanding your knowledge? If so, we might have the job for you.  Part-time Parent Partner in Albany/Dougherty County, Georgia Parent to Parent of Georgia values diversity in the workplace. All qualified candidates are encouraged …

WAZE A LA ADULTEZ EN ESPAÑOL Julio 5 – Agosto 2, 2022

Capacitación para Padres y ProfesionalesPresentado por PEATC en colaboración con Parent to Parent de Georgia CAMINO AL ÉXITO:PLANIFICACIÓN DE TRANSICIÓN Y EL IEP La transición de la escuela secundaria a la edad adulta para un estudiante conuna discapacidad requiere una planificación que implica muchos pasos ymuchos caminos. Es un viaje complejo pero gratificante a medida …

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 …

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.

#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.