Serving all communities in Georgia & Tennessee, Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. We do this through advocacy and support, increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism, and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.
Marcus Autism Center cares for kids with autism and aims to give them the brightest future. We offer families clinical care in language and learning, severe behavior and feeding disorders. Treating patients across Georgia and the Southeast, Marcus Autism Center is the comprehensive resource for children with autism.
Developmental Pediatric Specialists is a small, intimate, private practice for children and families with developmental concerns, conditions and disabilities.
The philosophy of the practice is holistic, interdisciplinary and personalized, providing consultation, evaluation, monitoring, management, coordination and treatment for the child in the context of the family and the community.
Babies Can't Wait (BCW) is Georgia's statewide interagency service delivery system for infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities and their families. BCW is established by Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) which guarantees all eligible children, regardless of their disability, access to services that will enhance their development.
The Georgia Special Needs Scholarship (GSNS) Program is a school choice program available for special needs students attending Georgia public schools who are served under an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
In Harmony Pediatric Therapy is a multi-disciplinary therapeutic clinic housing both Rising Stars Children’s Therapy and Therabeat, Inc. We proudly serve children with special needs and their families throughout Cherokee, Cobb, Pickens, Gilmer, and North Fulton counties.
Autism Center for Children provides services families and pediatricians within a convenient 15 mile radius: including those in Acworth, Alpharetta, Ball Ground, Canton, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kennesaw, Marietta, Milton, Roswell, Waleska and Woodstock
Parents of autistic children are well-acquainted with the challenges of raising a child on the spectrum. There are different kinds of health care costs, educational needs and support systems that families need as they raise their child.
Recently in Georgia, the topic of autism help made it to the 2015-2016 Legislative Session. SB 1, known as “Ava’s Law” or “Georgia Insurance Reform,” was passed by the General Assembly and opened the door for autistic children to receive insurance coverage for their medical expenses.
Knowledge is power, particularly in the days after an autism diagnosis. The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit helps families of children ages four and under make the best possible use of the 100 days following the diagnosis.
This kit will help you learn more about autism and how to access the services that your child needs. It contains information and advice collected from trusted experts on autism and parents like you.
Cherokee County residence can now get ABA Therapy close to home!