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

Do you Participant Direct the NOW/COMP Waiver? If so, we want to hearfrom 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 oneof …

Parent to Parent of Georgia has a part-time position available in Albany/Dougherty County. Applications being accepted through 4pm on May 20, 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 …

2022 Georgia Department of Education Parent Satisfaction Survey

The 2022 Parent Satisfaction Survey, available in English and Spanish, is open now to all families of students with disabilities in the state. Share feedback about your engagement with your child’s school with the Georgia Department of Education (GA DOE) by completing the survey before May 31, 2022. Find more information about the survey in …

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.

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 …

The Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services has approved Georgia’s Appendix K amendment to the NOW/COMP waivers.

Instructions on how to utilize these services will be coming soon! https://www.medicaid.gov/resources-for-states/disaster-response-toolkit/home-community-based-services-public-heath-emergencies/emergency-preparedness-and-response-for-home-and-community-based-hcbs-1915c-waivers/index.html