Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
Autism Speaks is the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
The Autism Society, Greater Georgia Chapter is a leading voice and resource of the Georgia Autism Community in education, advocacy, services, information and referral, and support.
Autism Source, is the online presence of the Autism Society of America, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization. Their mission is to improve the lives of all affected by autism by increasing public awareness, advocating, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research, and advocacy.
First Signs is dedicated to educating parents and professionals about autism and related disorders. The organization aims to educate parents, healthcare providers, early childhood educators, and other professionals to ensure the best developmental outcome for every child.
The Georgia Advocacy Office is an independent, federally-mandated protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities in Georgia. The GAO's mission is to organize their resources and follow their values and legal mandates in ways which substantially increase the number of people who are voluntarily standing beside and for people in Georgia who have significant disabilities and mental illness.
The Interactive Autism Network (IAN) is a project of the Kennedy Krieger Institute. The IAN Community is an online environment designed to act as an inviting library and meeting place where everyone concerned with autism spectrum disorders can learn more about autism research. Everyone can participate and benefit from the IAN Community.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a global, community-based organization with a multi-lingual and multicultural membership. NA offers recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle. NA makes no distinction between drugs including alcohol. Membership is free, and they have no affiliation with any organizations outside of NA including governments, religions, law enforcement groups, or medical and psychiatric associations.
Parent to Parent of Georgia has the mission of supporting Georgia families and individuals from birth to 26 affected by disabilities or special health care needs.
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