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Parent Mentors are frequently called by other parents who are looking for information, services, and resources about the unique needs of their children with disabilities.

Helpful Links for Parents

Disability-Related Links

  • Speech Pathology Masters Programs has a new guide on their website: “When to Take Your Child to the SLP.
  • GKIDS Readiness Check is a new website which will help parents make sure children are prepared socially, emotionally, intellectually, and physically to enter kindergarten. The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) has partnered with the Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) in an effort to help both schools and families with the transition to kindergarten.

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Pre-K

Helpful links for parents of children in Pre-K programs or for children transitioning into kindergarten:

K-5th Grade Resources

Parent mentors often help parents of students in the K-8 grades find resources and support relating to testing, IEPs and helping their children begin to learn self-advocacy skills. Here are some trusted websites that parent mentors often recommend.

Middle School Resources

The following resources are parent mentor choices:

High School Resources

These are some of the resources that parent mentors go to for concerns relating to students in high school and for those who are working on post-secondary planning: