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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.

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 …

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