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    Forsyth County Area Resources for Special Support Services




    Babies Can't Wait- this is an early intervention program serving children with significant developmental delays


    Miracle League is offered so children and adults with special needs will have the opportunity to play baseball. 770-844-9121


    Challenged Child and Friends provides high quality educational, therapeutic, nursing, and family support services to children with disabilities.  770-535-8371


    Family Voices is a clearing house for information and education concerning the health care of children with special health needs.  678-445-4664


     Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta is an organization of parents, relatives, professionals, and friends of citizens with Down Syndrome dedicated to reaching and assisting, promoting awareness and education, and research and informing the public.  404-320-3233


    Georgia Migrant Education Program (MEP) is a federally funded program designed to support comprehensive educational programs for migrant children to help reduce the educational disruption and other problems that result from repeated moves.  770-536-5717


    Parent to Parent provides support and information services and training and leadership opportunities for families who have children with disabilities.  1-800-229-2038


    Georgia Head Start and Early Head Start programs provide comprehensive early childhood and family development services to children from low-income households 678-513-8611


    Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies - Improving the health and safety of mothers, babies and families via education and collaborative partnerships with public and private organizations


    Georgia Parent Support Network is dedicated to providing support, education, and advocacy for children and their families with mental illness, emotional disturbances, and behavioral differences.  404-758-4500


    Alpha Hope Counseling offers a 16 week group therapy seminar for parents with children ages 5 and under 678-571-7505


    Children's Medical Services has programs for eligible children with special needs.  770-535-6907


    FOCUS (Families of Children Under Stress) provides information and emotional and physical support to parents of children with disabilities or with ongoing medical needs.  770-234-9131


    Children 1st identifies and screens children from birth to age 5 who have medical and social issues that may place them at risk for poor health or development.  404-463-2129


    Disability Resource Center assists people with disabilities, those who support them, and the community, through information, education, and resources to achieve the highest potential and benefit of independent living.  770-534-6656


    Marcus Institute offers diagnosis, psychological testing, community referrals, parent education, family and individual counseling, and medication and behavior management to individuals affected by a developmental disability.


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