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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES JOINED THE FULTON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AS THEY ISSUED A PROCLAMATION RECOGNIZING MARCH AS NATIONAL DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AWARENESS MONTH  

DD Month 2019

ABOVE: Staff, clients and supporters of services for people with developmental disabilities receive a proclamation from the Fulton County Board of Commissioners  

Mr. S.J. Tuck Jr. thanked the Fulton County Board of Commissioners for their continuous support and funding for programs and services that benefit people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.   He gave a brief speech at the Board of Commissioners Meeting, where the Commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing March as National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.   The proclamation ceremony was organized by the Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities.    Read more here.      

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The Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities  is dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities, and helping to develop opportunities for everyone.   We operate three outpatient Training Centers that offer life-skills, therapeutic & behavioral health support services to approximately 300 consumers annually.  

Our programs are designed to build the skills of our consumers in the areas of social, emotional, physical and intellectual development, all within the framework of the philosophy of normalization.

ACCESSING SERVICES

To determine eligibility for Fulton County developmental disability services, please contact the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Region 3 Office for intake and evaluation at 770.414.3052 and online at www.dbhdd.georgia.gov.

If you currently have a Medicaid Waiver for services and wish to consider us as a provider, please contact us.   We look forward to meeting with you and providing a tour of our facilities.   Please call us at the following:

  • North Training Center - (404) 303-6166
  • Central Training Center - (404) 752-8766
  • South Training Center - (404) 346-8365

Our three Training Centers offer the following services:

  • Pre-Vocational Training – this program prepares consumers for the following:  
  1. Enter the Workforce
  2. Value the importance of attendance and timeliness
  3. Exhibit increased attention span and task completion
  4. Enhance problem solving skills
  5. Understand safety requirements
  6. Engage in appropriate workplace socialization
  • Community Integration – provides opportunities for persons with disabilities to live, work and play in the community the same way as everyone else
  • Individual & Group Training – creates one-on-one or group setting opportunities for individuals to improve in various identified areas
  • Daily Living Skills – this program enables consumers to develop their skills that are used to perform everyday activities, such as: cleaning, meal preparation, money management, laundry, and self-care
  • Socialization Skills – consumers are taught to recognize and manage appropriate social behaviors
  • Individualized Services Plans & Assessments – this is an annual assessment and person centered goal planning to establish the consumer’s needs and desires
  • Parent Training & Support Groups – provides caregiver/parental resources and information to increase advocacy for individuals with disabilities
  • Supported Employment Referrals – provides assistance with referrals to appropriate providers
  • Medication Administration – medical personnel provide prescribed medication during training center participation
  • Physician Assessments – these medical evaluations are provided annually, and as needed by a medical doctor.
  • Skills Training – topics include: Daily Living Activities; Communication Skills; Reducing Inappropriate Behaviors; Managing Money; participating in Social & Recreational Activities; and Advocacy

CENTER LOCATIONS  

Our  Centers located at the following:

North Training Center

5025 Roswell Road, NE

Atlanta, GA 30342

(404) 303-6166

Contact: Erika Williams - Walker, Social Services Program Manager

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Central Training Center

425 Langhorn Street, SW

Atlanta, GA 30310

(404) 752-8766

Contact: Erika Williams-Walker, Social Services Program Manager

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South Training Center

2605 Fairburn Road, SW

Atlanta, GA 30331

(404) 346-8365

Contact: Angala Simmons, Social Services Program Manager

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PARENT'S GROUPS

Each of our three Training Centers have 501 c3 nonprofit organizations established by the parents and families of our individuals to expqnd programming at our facilities.   Below are links to the Parent Organizations:

Central Training Center - Parent Teacher Client Organization (PTCO)