This website provides information on how COVID-19 affects individuals with disabilities. The resources include information from national, federal, and state sources. Accessibility is not guaranteed for external links.
- Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation (CIDI)
CIDI (formerly AMAC) is a non-profit, membership-based organization that helps universities and K-12 educators, corporations, non-profits and government institutions provide complete, timely and efficient accessibility to the individuals with disabilities whom they serve. When your organization becomes an CIDI member, you have easy access to the expert services, tools and technology we've spent years designing and implementing - practical tools that solve the real accessibility problems of the individuals you need to accommodate. CIDI offers a range of products and services, all designed to maximize your accommodation dollars and ensure individuals with disabilities are served with quality products in a timely manner. For more information please visit www.amacusg.org/.
- Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
Established in 1972, Atlanta Area School for the Deaf (AASD) is devoted to providing quality,comprehensive, full-day instructional services to infants, children, and youth who are deaf, including persons with multiple handicaps. Our classroom programs range from preschool through twelfth grade. Students experience a range of academic, vocational, and social opportunities. For more information please visit http://www.aasdweb.com.
- Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO•IT) Center
The DO•IT Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility—in both the classroom and the workplace—to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make our communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive. For more information please visit www.washington.edu/doit/.
- Georgia Academy for the Blind
The Georgia Academy for the Blind was founded in 1852 to serve the needs of Georgia's students with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the Academy is committed to providing the highest quality of educational services to their students and families across the state. The Academy offers day and residential programs on its campus, as well as outreach services and professional learning opportunities. For more information please visit www.gabmacon.org/pages/Georgia_Academy_for_the_Blind or call (478)751-6083.
- Georgia Association on Higher Education and Disability (Ahead)
Georgia Ahead is a highly visible statewide organization of experts and advocates in the field of postsecondary disability services that promotes high professional and ethical standards and serves as a primary training and information resource to professionals in postsecondary education and other agencies that work with students with disabilities. For more information please visit http://www.ahead.org/home or (912) 871-1566 (Membership Information).
- Georgia Department of Education
At the Georgia Department of Education a child with a disability is a child evaluated and determined to be eligible for special education services for intellectual disabilities, a hearing impairment including deafness, a speech or language impairment, a visual impairment including blindness, emotional disturbance, an orthopedic impairment, autism, traumatic brain injury, other health impairment, a specific learning disability, or deaf-blindness. For more information please visit http://www.gadoe.org/ or call (404) 656-3963.
- Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership
A statewide initiative of the Georgia Department of Education, the mission of the Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership is to build effective family, school, and community partnerships that lead to greater achievement for students, especially those with disabilities. For more information please visit www.parentmentors.org.
- Georgia Project for Assistive Technology (GPAT)
GPAT provides a range of assistive technology professional development and technical support services to local school system staff, students, and their families. For more information please visit www.gpat.org or call (404) 463-3597.
- Georgia State University (GSU) Office of Disabilities Services
The GSU Office of Disabilities Services assists students to develop strategies to minimize the impact of the disability on their ability to learn; such assistance can include screening to determine predominant learning style, coaching intervention, instruction on use of mnemonic devices, individualized study skills training, and referral to other appropriate university services. For more information please visit http://disability.gsu.edu/ or call (404) 463-9044.
- Hadley School for the Blind
The Hadley School for the Blind is the largest worldwide distance educator of blind and visually impaired people, their families and blindness service professionals. For more information please visit: www.hadley.edu
- University of Georgia, Division of Student Affairs, Disability Resource Center
The Disability Resource Center assists the University in fulfilling its commitment to educate and serve students with disabilities who qualify for admission. The Disability Resource Center coordinates and provides a variety of academic and support services to students. Their mission is to promote equal educational opportunities and a welcoming academic, physical, and social environment for students with disabilities at The University of Georgia. For more information please visit http://drc.uga.edu/ or call (706) 542-8719 (Voice) or (706) 542-8778 (TTY).
- We Connect Now
We Connect Now was developed in an effort to connect and integrate college students with disabilities as a virtual community with a voice on important issues. The We Connect Now website has been up and serving college students with disabilities since April of 2008. For more information please visit http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com.