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. https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/humandevelopment/COVID-19-Materials-for-People-with-IDD.html?fbclid=IwAR05idjexbKZuDbqyaA11JoL-8Hx_nHCdIlNDqApENZiWtggy6T87Uzp3TU

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) . . .

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

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