What’s Happening in Hall County
Information Related to Resources in Local Communities by Region
- Parent to Parent of Georgia
- Georgia Center For Resources & Support
- Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, Inc.
The Consumer Network is a Georgia non-profit corporation founded in 1991 by consumers of state services for mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse.
- Imagine Consulting
Imagine Consulting is dedicated to supporting people who experience disabilities and exhibit, what some have called, “difficult behaviors.”
- Governors Council of Developmental Disabilities
The mission of the Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities is “to collaborate with Georgia citizens, public and private advocacy organizations, and policy makers to positively influence public policies that enhance the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities and their families. The Council provides collaboration through information and advocacy activities, program implementation and funding, and public policy analysis and research.
- The Arc of the United States – www.thearc.org
- The State of Georgia – www.georgia.gov
- Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities –www.gcdd.org
In Georgia, DBHDD Region 2: click here
Education and Advocacy in Georgia
Supported Living and Best Practice
- The Center on Human Policy – http://thechp.syr.edu
- The Council on Quality and Leadership – www.thecouncil.org
Receiving Supports in Georgia and Medicaid Waiver Information
- The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities
- Institute on Human Development and Disability – www.uap.uga.edu
- Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities – www.gcdd.org
- disABILITY LINK: the center for rights and resources – www.disabilitylink.org
- Unlock the Waiting List Campaign – www.unlockthewaitinglists.com
- Statewide Independent Living Council – www.silcga.org
- Cerebral Palsy Group – https://cerebralpalsygroup.com/
- RRTC on Advancing Employment http://www.thinkwork.org/rrtc
Conversations That Matter
Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift from British Columbia have created an online conference center for people who experience disabilities, their families, friends, and supporters.
You Tube Videos
A series of You Tube videos have been produced by Patti Scott and Dave Hasbury of Neighbours International, Inc. I am very thankful to Patti and Dave for all of their time, effort and creativity in developing these videos about the importance of relationships. For additional information regarding Neighbours, visit their web site: www.neighbours-international.com
Open Future Learning
Open Future Learning is an online training program for the people who support people who experience disabilities. I have been honored to work with them and very much appreciate the creative ways in which they bring resources to people “in the field.” Check out their web site and sign up today!