Other Resources

Other Resources

AET (Association of Educational Therapists)

  • The Association of Educational Therapists is the national professional association for educational therapists. AET defines and sets standards for the professional practice of educational therapy. Educational therapists provide a broad range of individualized educational interventions for children and adults with learning disabilities and other learning challenges.

ASAGA (Autism Society of America – Georgia Chapter)

  • The Greater Georgia Chapter of the Autism Society of America (ASA-GGC) is a unit of the Autism Society of America.  ASA-GGC is a dedicated well-informed group of parents and professionals working together to increase public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families and the professionals with whom they interact.

Camp Twitch and Shout

  • Camp Twitch and Shout is a one-week overnight camp for children ages 7-17 with Tourette syndrome located at Camp Will-A-Way, just outside Atlanta.

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)

  • Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national non-profit, tax-exempt (Section 501 (c) (3) ) organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with AD/HD.

Fast ForWord

  • The Fast ForWord program is a reading intervention program designed for K-12 education institutions and clinical specialists, whose students are struggling and reading below grade level.

Floortime Atlanta

  • Floortime Atlanta serves children with social, emotional, communicative, developmental and learning challenges, including autistic spectrum disorders such as Autism and Asperger’s Disorder. They also work with parents and entire families to help them to understand their children, and to address the range of emotional and practical challenges they face in helping these children grow.

Kids Enabled

  • Kids Enabled is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization which offers guiding information, support and encouragement to parents and support networks to navigate the complicated journey from awareness to success, thus enabling children with learning differences to reach their full potential.

Law Office of Allison B. Vrolijk, LLC (Special Education Attorney)

  • Allison B. Vrolijk, Esq. assists parents in the metropolitan Atlanta area with securing a Free Appropriate Public Education for their children with special needs.

LDA (Learning Disabilities Association of America)

  • Since 1963, LDA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make the Learning Disabilities Association of America the leading resource for information on learning disabilities.

TSA (Tourette Syndrome Association)

  • TSA’s mission is to identify the cause of, find the cure for and control the effects of Tourette Syndrome.  They offer resources and referrals to help people and their families cope with the problems that occur with TS.  TSA raises public awareness and counters media stereotypes about TS.  Membership includes individuals, families, relatives, and medical and allied professionals working in the field.

TSFC (Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada)

  • The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada is a national voluntary organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for those with or affected by Tourette Syndrome through programs of: education, advocacy, self-help and the promotion of research.

Tourette Syndrome “Plus”

  • This website  includes coverage of the other disorders commonly observed in conjunction with TS. Learning what disorders emerge at what ages and what to “be on the lookout for” can help parents, teachers, and clinicians recognize when symptoms of another disorder may be emerging.