Advocacy  Library


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Georgia Advocacy Organization (GAO)

Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD)

The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at Georgia State University (GSU). Their mission is to translate research into sustainable community practices that contribute to independent, self-determined, inclusive and productive lives for people with disabilities and their families


Institute on Human Development and Disability: IHDD is the University of Georgia’s Center for Excellence in Disability Research, Education and Service (UCEDD). 


All About Developmental Disabilities (AADD)


National Alliance on Mental Health, GA Chapter: It offers support groups for families and also works with state agencies and legislators on policy issues


Wrightslaw : Provides information for parents and professionals on Special Education Law and how to advocate for children with special needs.


Great Schools: This site provides information on school performance (in both public and private), it also includes feedback from other parents.


TASH is a national advocacy organization representing people with significant disabilities







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Guidelines for selecting an Advocate
Health Advocacy Tips


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National Association for Gifted Children-Advocacy Toolkit
Adoption Advocacy Toolkit
State Advocacy Toolkit