Advocacy Organization
The websites listed here have been used and recommended by LifeLine families over the last five years. LifeLine may not support the views of every single website. They are listed as a resource and families/professionals need to evaluate the accuracy and usefulness of the information found there. This page and these sites are not be construed as diagnosis or treatment of any disease or disorder. It exists purely as a service to help families get started in their search for information/resources.
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1   Link   LifeLine, Inc.
We have called the ministry LifeLine. Its goal is to meet the unique needs of families of those with special needs. When someone is drowning, a life preserver is extended. Our hope is to extend a similar lifeline to families struggling to be caregivers. The life preservers and lifelines in our logo come together to form a flower, a symbol of thriving life. LifeLine's purpose is to help caregivers thrive, not just survive.
2   Link   Support & Training for Exceptional Parents, Inc. (STEP)
STEP is a statewide family-to-family program in Tennessee, established in 1989 by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The purpose of STEP is to support families by providing free information, advocacy training, and support services to pare
3   Link   Georgia Learning Resources System (GLRS)
The Georgia Learning Resources System (GLRS) is a network of 17 centers throughout Georgia that provide training and resources to educators and parents of students with disabilities
4   Link   Parent to Parent of Georgia
Parent to Parent of Georgia provides support and information services and training and leadership opportunities for families who have children and youth with disabilities.
5   Link   Monarch Center II
National Outreach and Technical Assistance Center on Discretionary Awards for Minority Institutions
6   Link   Autism Society of America - East TN Chapter
Our mission is to provide support, services, advocacy, education, and public awareness activities for all individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families as well as educators and other professionals.
7   Link   Chattanooga Autism Center
Free autism workshop series, parent mentor program, annual community conference on autism, Greater Chattanooga Aspies social and support group, Parent/Advocate Collaboration Team (PACT), Networking and connecting with other parents or service providers
8   Link   Chattanooga Brain Injury Association
Injury Association is to improve the quality of life for persons with a brain injury and their families. The Service Coordinator will assist with "filling in the gaps."
9   Link   Chattanooga Down Syndrome Society
Chattanooga Down Syndrome Society is made up of people who have Down syndrome, their family members, and others who care about them, in the Chattanooga region.
10   Link   Disability Resource Center
We work with people who have disabilities to create their own practical plan to achieve independence based on their goals, priorities and needs!
11   Link   Georgia Advocacy Office
Independent, Federally-Mandated Protection and Advocacy System for People with Disabilities in GA.
12   Link   The Arc of Georgia
The Arc of Georgia advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
13   Link   Family Voices
Through our national network, we provide families tools to make informed decisions, advocate for improved public and private policies, build partnerships among professionals and families, and serve as a trusted resource on health care.
14   Link   Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities in Georgia
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities is the state's leader in advancing public policy on behalf of persons with developmental disabilities. Our mission is to promote public policy that creates an integrated community life for persons with developmental disabilities, their families, friends, neighbors and all who support them.
15   Link   Mental Health America of Georgia
Mental Health America of Georgia works to enhance the mental health of all
Georgians through education, outreach and advocacy.