The Georgia Department of Education, Division for Special Education Services and Support is a hub of information for Special Needs families. You will find responses to frequently asked questions regarding evaluation/eligibility, development of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), and other areas addressed in accordance with the Georgia Rules for Special Education.
The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.Tdistricts.
The Georgia Learning Resources System (GLRS) is a network of 17 regional programs that provide training and resources to school system personnel, parents of students with disabilities, and other interested individuals to support the achievement, graduation rate, and post-secondary success of students with disabilities.
Skye Precious Kids is a 501c3 charity offering 3 programs for families needing assistance paying for rent, utilities, medical and educational expenses to support their disabled children. Applicants will have to provide supporting documents to apply.
Short term financial support for rent, utilities, food, gas and other necessities during
times of unemployment due to caring for children or due to transition between jobs;
renovations to homes for handicapped accessibility with items such as stair lifts,
wheelchair lifts, ramping, bathroom accessibility renovations
Medical costs including co-pays, deductibles, medications, durable medical equipment
and supplies, diapers, treatment and therapies as well as skilled nursing and respite
care. Aid with bridging the gap between what Medicaid and private insurance provides
and what sick and disabled children truly need but their parents cannot afford
Support to continue meaningful education while homebound including tutors,
homework assistance, computers and assistive technology, scholarships for special and