Special Needs Resource Guide
Finding help for a child with special needs can be challenging. Here are resources to help you along the journey.
For more than 30 years, Autism Learning Partners (ALP) has served as a leader in the field of Autism and developmental disabilities. Our clinical teams provide ABA and ancillary medical services in 15 states across the country.
Center Academy provides individualized attention and support from teachers who understand the students. Their mission is to develop self-confidence, motivation and academic skills. Founded in 1968. Fully accredited. College prep environment for different learning styles. Grades 4-12.
ChanceLight’s skilled therapists work with families throughout Georgia to deliver individualized services to children up to age 21 diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder. They utilize ABA therapy, which is widely recognized as the most effective, evidence based treatment and develop a customized treatment plan to make the greatest positive impact on each child.
Marcus Autism Center is dedicated to helping children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We provide comprehensive evaluations, diagnostic services, behavioral therapy and research programs to families living with ASD.
A Comprehensive Therapy Service serving toddlers to teens. Evaluations and Treatments for Sensory Motor, Visual Motor Coordination, Visual Processing Handwriting, Autism Organizational Skills, ADD, ADHD, PDD, Sensory Integration and more. Susan Orloff, OTR/L, FAOTA is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, the highest honor for a practicing therapist.
Circus Arts Therapy
The Research based Circus Arts Therapy® Fitness and play therapy program for children and teens with learning differences focuses on helping clients who need extra support in areas of social thinking, motor control, impulse control, sensory processing differences, emotional regulation, self-esteem, body image, managing anxiety, managing frustration and fear of heights.
College prep academics for special needs students with Asperger’s, ADD, ADHD and other learning differences. Fully accredited with small classes. Cumberland Academy is an exceptional school for exceptional students. Grades 4-12.
Providing proven and effective services to ensure that children with disabilities or special needs have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play.
Offers free diagnostic evaluations for children, three and older, with a suspected disability. The district provides services for students with disabilities – including developmental, speech and language delays, autism, hearing, vision and orthopedic impairments – who are parentally placed in private school or home schooled, and who attend a private school or reside within the Fulton County School District.
The mission of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities is to advance social change, public policy, and innovative practices that increase opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to thrive where they live, learn, work, play, and worship in Georgia’s communities.
Kadiant is science with heart, focused on outcomes and backed by 20+ years of experience in Applied Behavior Analysis. We provide 1-to-1 therapy at home or in-clinic, helping with language development, toilet training, social skills and more.
At Porter Academy, we believe that each and every child has the potential to have a bright, successful future. Rather than creating a one size fits all education model, our faculty focuses on creating a program that is tailored to each student’s specific academic, developmental, and social-emotional needs. Pre-K-8th grade.
Sylvan Learning recognizes that no two individuals learn the same way. Our job is to discover their learning style preferences and to analyze mastered and unmastered skills in academic subjects. We create a unique personalized plan of instruction that our teachers use to bring students beyond grade level.