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Braille Challenge Accepted!

Posted on March 20, 2015

About 80 participants attended the 15th Annual February Braille Challenge, hosted by the Georgia Academy for the Blind in Macon on February 5. For people… Click to Read More

Mentor offers Success Story Workshop

Posted on March 9, 2015

Scroll down to link to this story and find Barrow County Parent Mentor Cyndi White’s contact info

Mentor Shares Crucial Conversation Experience

Posted on January 25, 2015

By Wausheka McClary I was recently afforded an opportunity to receive training in an area that drives our work both on the job and every… Click to Read More

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New calendar year, same school year…

Posted on January 5, 2015

New Year, new fears…. Have you ever noticed that once holiday break is over it seems like the whole school year has passed you by? … Click to Read More

Inside the Mind of a Mentor

Posted on December 13, 2014

Meet the new Decatur County Mentor Joseph Randall   My name is Joseph Randall and I am a native of Decatur County, Georgia.  I was… Click to Read More

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Annual Really Short Gift Guide

Posted on December 9, 2014

  Every year many parents struggle with the questions from families and friends about gift giving for their special needs child. Especially if you have many… Click to Read More

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Putting Theory into Practice

Posted on November 7, 2014

  By Jane Grillo Everyone likes to hear a story with a happy ending, especially when one is doing the work of disability advocacy.  I… Click to Read More

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DOE wants to hear from parents

Posted on October 1, 2014

The Georgia Department of Education is collecting parent survey data to support data-driven decisions and develop a State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP). The SSIP will… Click to Read More

Practical Matters: Link to Learning about 504 Plans

Posted on September 25, 2014

Just hazarding a guess here, but I would imagine at least 50 percent of our parent mentors get asked the question at least once… “What… Click to Read More

Sharing Our Stories Project

Posted on September 3, 2014

Georgia Parent Mentors strive to give voice to the realities, challenges, and rewards, of being the parent of a child with a disability. We also… Click to Read More