Resource Connections

RESOURCE
CENTER

The half of knowledge is knowing where to find it.

Louise Richardson,

Director of the Library, Florida State College for Women, 1928

Synergy Behavior Consulting believes in the power of information and education. As a collective we can share information to help our community members. If you have additional resources or feedback, please contact us.

Access to Crisis Services
 

For immediate access to routine or crisis services, please call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225. GCAL is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year to help you or someone you care for in a crisis. 

Resources

​Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities / Co-Occurring Diagnosis​


​The Center for START Services The National Association of Dual Diagnosis




​Behavior Intervention Resource


National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI)




Financial Support


Family Support Funding Family Support Services is a non-entitlement program which brokers disability specific services based on each individual and families unique needs.Individuals, age 3 and up, living in Georgia that have been diagnosed with a developmental disability who are living at home, with their family, and are not currently receiving a NOW/COMP Waiver, are eligible for Family Support Services. Community-Based Services for Individuals Living with Developmental Disabilities (Medicaid Waivers) DBHDD offers a variety of services to eligible individuals living with developmental disabilities. Champions for Children The Champions for Children Program is designed to assist children and families who do not meet the eligibility requirements for the TEFRA/Katie Beckett Medicaid program. Autism Care and Treatment (ACT) Grants Grants are awarded 4 times per year. Typical grants awarded range between $100 - $5,000.​ United Health Care Children’s Foundation Child must be 16 years of age or younger at the time of application. Child must have a Social Security Number issued by the Social Security Administration. Family must not exceed maximum eligible family income as documented on IRS Tax Form 1040. Kiddos Clubhouse Foundation Must demonstrate the need for funds due to lack of insurance, lack of insurance coverage, lack of other funding sources. Be applying for a child under the age of 21. Grants are awarded 4 times per year. Anchor of Hope of Foundation Anchor of Hope Foundation offers financial assistance to individuals who can provide a proof of diagnosis of a developmental disability to help cover the costs of therapy, education, equipment, and other direct needs of the individual not covered by insurance or Medicaid. The maximum scholarship amount is $250.00 per individual per calendar year. National Autism Association The Helping Hand Program provides families with financial assistance in getting necessary medical treatments, lab testing, physician-recommended supplements and therapies for their child with autism. The child must be age under 21. Small Steps in Speech Grants are awarded to individuals from 3 years up to the age of 22 years old. If applying for private speech therapy, the therapy provider and therapist must be notified that the grant is being applied for. The speech language pathologists must be licensed within the United States of America. Funds may be used for ABA Therapy. Innovative Health Foundation The purpose of the IHF Clinical Scholarship Program is to increase treatment success for children with developmental disabilities through clinical scholarships and individualized, comprehensive treatment plans. The therapies considered for scholarships include the wide range of individualized programs, but exclude tuition for schools. Currently, scholarships are only offered to families residing in the State of Georgia.