BEGIN Parent Resources

Center for the Visually Impaired – CVI’s website has descriptions of all departments and of our mission. The BEGIN newsletter is posted bi-monthly with information about family events as well as informative articles.

Georgia Pines-Georgia Parent Infant Network for Educational Services.

Babies Can't Wait-Georgia's statewide interagency service delivery system for infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities and their families.

Bright from the Start-Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.

Focus Families – Devoted to families who have children with optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH) and septo optic dysplasia (SOD).

Family Connect - Created by American Foundation for the Blind and National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments.

Magic Foundation – For families of children with growth disorders including ONH and SOD.

Focus – A local organization with support groups and activities for families of children with long term or chronic medical conditions.

Parent to Parent of Georgia – Contains thousands of links to helpful resources for families, including child care, therapists, and transportation.

American Foundation for the Blind – An advocacy and accessibility organization for persons of all ages with visual impairments. Essential information on accessible technology.

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired – A vital information source.

Hadley School – Hadley offers courses in raising a child with a visual impairment. The courses are free for families.

Perkins School for the Blind - Includes video on cortical visual impairment.

Lilliworks - Active learning information and equipment.

Seedlings - Braille books and book club.

National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation.

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children - Refurbished durable medical equipment and computers.

LekoTek of Georgia - Adapted toys and computer technology for children with disabilities.

The Compassionate Friends of Atlanta - An organization devoted to supporting families who are grieving.