Parent Resources

Comprehensive Therapy Children’s Center is committed to providing useful resources and other educational materials for parents, families and caregivers of children with special needs. Our therapists have recommended many of the resources listed below and are confident that you will find them informative.

Diagnosis Based Websites



Autism Society of America -Greater Georgia Chapter
Autism Society of America (ASA)

Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia
National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Developmental Delay
Developmental Delay Resources (DDR) 

Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta
National Association for Down Syndrome

Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association of Georgia

Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Other Services & Assistance Websites

Champions for Children
Direct financial assistance and support services for Georgia's medically fragile and special needs children and their families.

Focus on the Family

Fragile Kids Foundation – Georgia

Georgia ARC Network

Make A Wish – Georgia & Alabama Chapter

A link to Katie Beckett/Deeming Waiver Medicaid Application,2094,31446711_133613701,00.html

Parent to Parent of Georgia
Comprehensive special needs database with referrals for many services, including camps, daycares, advocacy, therapy providers and much more.

Various Books

Beyond Baby Talk: From Sounds to Sentences, A Parent's Complete Guide to Language Development
By Kenn Apel Ph.D. and Julie Masterson PH.D.
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Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Parent’s Guide 
By Elaine Geralis
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Does My Child Have a Speech Problem?
By Katherine L. Martin
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Does My Child Have Autism: A Parent’s Guide to Early Detection and Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorders
By Wendy L. Stone and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo
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Gross Motor Skills in Children With Down Syndrome : A Guide for Parents and Professionals
By Patricia C. Winders
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Making Sense of Sensory Integration (Audio CD/Cassette)
By et al Jane Koomar
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Teaching Motor Skills to Children With Cerebral Palsy And Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide for Parents And Professionals
by Sieglinde Martin
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The Child with Special Needs; Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth 
By Stanley I. Greenspan, Serena Wieder, and Robin Simons
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The Late Talker: What to Do If Your Child Isn't Talking Yet

By Dr. Marilyn C. Agin, Lisa F. Geng, and Malcolm Nicholl 
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The Out of Sync Child has Fun!
By Carol Stock Kranowitz
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The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping With Sensory Integration Dysfunction
By Carol Stock Kranowitz and Lucy Jane Miller
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