Community Resources

The services, organizations or providers listed on this page are intended as resources for our community. Please note that Spectrum does not endorse or promote any of the resources provided below. Please use the contact information provided below for each organization to obtain more information.

CategoryOrganizationContact Information
AdvocacyWrightslawwww.wrightslaw.com
CrisisGeorgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) 1-800-715-4225
CrisisLaurel Heights Hospitalwww.laurelheightshospital.com
404-888-5475
Education ResourceGeorgia Department of Education, Special Education Services and Supporthttp://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/default.aspx
404-656-3963
Education ResourceGwinnett County Public Schoolswww.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/

• Pre-Kindergarten Programs - 678-301-7126
• Special Education and Psychological Services -678-301-7100
• Psychological Services - 678-301-7110
• Special Needs Transportation - 770-513-6881
FundingChampions for Childrenwww.championsforchildrenga.org
800-584-3742
FundingGeorgia Autism Professionals (GAP)www.helpfillthegap.com
ResourcesAutism Parenting Magazinewww.autismparentingmagazine.com/
ResourcesAutism Plan for Georgiaga-autismplan.com
ResourcesAutism Risk & Safety Management (Dennis Debbaudt)www.autismriskmanagement.com
ResourcesAutism Society Georgiawww.autismsocietyga.org
ResourcesAutism Society of America (National)www.autism-society.org
ResourcesAutism Speaksautismspeaks.org

Family Support Tool Kits
• A Parent's Guide to Autism
• A Sibling's Guide to Autism
• A Grandparent's Guide to Autism
• A Friend's Guide to Autism

Online Resource Guide and Directory are tools to help you find autism service providers and activities in your community, including support groups, autism organizations, school information, therapy providers and much more.

COVID-19 Resources
(Autism Speaks will continue to update COVID-19 Resources)

Autism Response Team (ART)
If you need help, contact ART • Call: (888) 288-4762 • Spanish line: (888) 772-9050
Email: help@autismspeaks.org.
ResourcesBabies Can’t Waitwww.bcw-bibs.com
ResourcesCenters for Disease Control (CDC)www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/actearly/
ResourcesChildkind www.childkind.org
404-248-1980
ResourcesEmory Autism Resource Centerwww.psychiatry.emory.edu/PROGRAMS/autism/
404-727-8350
ResourcesGeorgia Advocacy Officewww.thegao.org
ResourcesGeorgia Departments of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) and Community Health (DCH)dbhdd.georgia.gov/developmental-disabilities
For non-emergency developmental disability services, call: Intake & Evaluation Team – Region 3 (Counties in this region include Clayton, Dekalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale.)
404-244-5050
ResourcesMarcus Institutewww.marcus.org
ResourcesMay Southwww.mayinstitute.org/
ResourcesParent-to-Parent of Georgiawww.p2pga.org
Resources / FundingBobby Dodd Institutewww.bobbydodd.org
see also, Community Relationships
Resources / FundingGeorgia Community Support & Solutions (GCSS)www.gacommunity.org
see also, Community Relationships
Resources / FundingView Point Healthwww.myviewpointhealth.org
678-209-2597
see also, Community Relationships
Resources / RespiteStacy Georgeswww.yourrespite.com target="_blank"
TransitionBest Buddies Organizationwww.bestbuddies.org/georgia
TransitionCollege Resources for Disabled Studentswww.bestcolleges.com/resources/disabled-students/
TransitionHi Hope Service Centerwww.Hihopecenter.org
TransitionGA Department of Education - Transitionhttps://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/Transition-.aspx