Bobby Dodd Institute
BDI is a non-profit organization empowering individuals with differing abilities through workforce resources, family support services, benefits navigation, and more.
Briggs & Associates
Briggs & Assoc. is a Supported Employment provider. We help people find real employment in the community, provide on-site job coaching, and ongoing career support.
Creative Enterprises, Inc
Creative Enterprises is a not-for-profit that operates a Community Rehabilitation Program providing employment and life skills training to Individuals with disabilities by offering on- and off-site work programs, job placement assistance, educational and creative programs, and a variety of additional resources to help maximize individual potential, empowering people to "shine" with their own unique creativity.
Dunamis Educational Foundation
We support young adults with I/DD toward their best life by offering transition help, literacy activities, life skills training, and a pre-employment character development and soft skills program. We also can help with Assistive Technology for living and employment. We are available to consult with churches on serving individuals with disabilities and offer a weekly Bible Study that is specifically designed for these individuals, but fun for all. Most services are free.
Georgia Inclusive Postsecondary Education Consortium
The GAIPSEC works with nine colleges and universities in Georgia that have programs for students with intellectual disabilities. These programs are the KSU Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth, Georgia State IDEAL Program, East Georgia CHOICE Program, Columbus State GOALS Program, UGA Destination Dawgs, Albany Tech LEAP Program, Georgia Southern Eagle Academy, University of West Georgia Project WOLVES, and the soon to begin program at Georgia College.
Georgia Tech - Excel Program
The Excel Program offered by the Georgia Institute of Technology is a four-year college program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) leading to two separate Certificates. The first is a Certificate in Academic Enrichment, Social Fluency, and Career Exploration and the second is a Certificate in Social Growth, Leadership, and Career Development.
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Vocational Rehabilitation has one goal: to help people with disabilities to become fully productive members of society by achieving independence and meaningful employment. We serve all eligible persons who desire to prepare for, enter in, and retain competitive employment.
Rebecca Giquel &Durkhy Haque, Career Specialist
Hearts to Nourish Hope
Hearts mission is to positively impact lives by offering innovative programming, community collaboration and essential services to underserved youth that need an education and a life and career plan for their future. Heart's focus is to help young adults complete or continue their education, earn credentials, find and retain employment, and develop key skills to become contributing community members.
IDEAL: Inclusive Digital Expression and Literacy
The Inclusive Digital Expression and Literacy (IDEAL) Program is an inclusive post-secondary program for students with mild intellectual disabilities. Being in the heart of Atlanta, IDEAL takes advantage of being in a global hub for media and the arts. IDEAL is focused on the development of media literacy, storytelling, and media production skills, to develop each participating student’s communication skills and media maker “voice” — an empowering identity for anyone in our media-saturated culture, especially for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities whose stories are often overlooked or conveyed by others.
Ken's Krew, Inc.
Ken’s Krew provides job placement, training, and support for individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities in competitive employment. Every individual deserves the opportunity to enter the workforce, earn a fair wage, and reach their full potential.
The Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth (AILSG)
The Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth offers a fully inclusive post-secondary college education and experience to students with different intellectual or developmental abilities who do not meet higher-education requirements for admission as a degree-seeking student. The program involves enrollment as non-degree seeking audit students in typical university courses and includes social integration, career exploration and training resulting in a Certificate of Social Growth and Development.
The Frazer Center
Frazer Center’s Adult Program provides individualized programming and support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our services are designed to benefit participants who are 18 years of age and older as they explore options for making connections to their community and work towards realizing their hopes and dreams. We engage our participants in activities designed to help them explore potential careers, volunteerism, and opportunities for ongoing adult learning and recreation.
The Horizons School
The Horizons School provides a community-based educational program promoting successful transition to paid employment and independent living for young adults with learning disabilities, autism spectrum and developmental disorders. Students work, live, and interact with the surrounding community on a daily basis. Our goal is to give them the skills and training opportunities needed to be employable, self-sufficient, fulfilled adults living in the community.
Worksource Atlanta Regional
Worksource Atlanta Regional offers career services and no cost training opportunities for unemployed, underemployed, veterans, and youth. Our goal is to help job seekers with resources that can help them find and sustain employment.
WOW IN SYNC, INC.
WOW In-Sync, Inc. is a Georgia 501(c) (3) non-profit providing training and support for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism to help them integrate more fully into business and community. WOW powers futures by providing life skills training, community integration, and employment training and support. Choice and Advocacy are at the forefront of all program models. WOW is accredited by CARF International and has been recognized nationally for its quality service and person-centered focus.