AgrAbility is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and consists of a National Project and State/Regional Projects (currently serving 24 states), each involving collaborative partnerships between land grant universities and various nonprofit disability services organizations to enable a high quality lifestyle for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities.
AMAC is an organization that promotes a universally designed world of tomorrow where individuals with disabilities have equal access to education, work and life. AMAC provides technology-based products, technical assistance, and training to public and private entities that require assistance with supporting customers and employees with disabilities.
Bartow County School District is excited to partner with Cartersville Medical Center in a comprehensive internship and employment model called Project SEARCH. The goal of this program is for students with disabilities to learn as many complex and varied skills as possible, and what better place to do so than at the hospital?
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities is a federally funded, independent state agency that serves as a leading catalyst for systems change for individuals and families living with developmental disabilities.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) is committed to giving youth in DJJ custody the tools and opportunities they need so they will be inspired to take control of their own futures and make lasting, positive changes in their lives.
The Georgia Department of Labor works with public and private partners in building a workforce system that contributes to Georgia's economic prosperity creating opportunities and providing services that assist individuals to attain their work goals and increase self-sufficiency through employment, training, comprehensive rehabilitation, and support services, and by assist employers to meet their business needs through employee recruitment and selection services, workforce information, and technical support.
The Georgia High School High Tech Program provides youth with disabilities additional tools to effectively enter the 21st century workplace. It is a program under the Vocational Rehabilitation Program umbrella and is administered through the Georgia Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Inc.
Shepherd Center is a private, not-for profit hospitals specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain and other neuromuscular problems.
The Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia, Inc. (or, “The SILC”) is a private nonprofit corporation governed by people with all types of disabilities from all across the state. The role of the SILC is to identify societal barriers to independent living and to collaborate with Centers for Independent Living, Rehabilitation Services and other related entities to remove those barriers and to increase the supports and services needed to create independent living opportunities.
Tools for Life, Georgia's Assistive Technology Act Program, is dedicated to increasing access to and acquisition of assistive technology (AT) devices and services for Georgians of all ages and disabilities so they can live, learn, work and play independently and with greater freedom in communities of their choice.
Georgians with traumatic brain and spinal injuries deserve lives of independence and inclusion, lives rich with vision and possibilities. Trust Fund awards assist individuals with injuries in reaching these goals.