Organizations

Local and Regional Organizations

Better Brains for Babies promotes awareness and education about the importance of early brain development in the healthy growth and development of infants and young children in Georgia.

The Georgia Advocacy Office works with and for people in Georgia who have significant disabilities and mental illness.

Parent to Parent of Georgia supports Georgia families and individuals impacted by disabilities or special health care needs.

TrailLink lists wheelchair accessible trails in Georgia.

National Organizations

In addition to being a trade show, the Abilities Expo provides a community of resources related to those with disabilities.

Representing practitioners credentialed by ABC, the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) promotes high standards of patient care through advocacy, education, literature, and research.

The American Board for Certification (ABC) is the national certifying and accrediting body for the orthotic and prosthetic professions.

The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is a national trade association that provides business services and products to O&P professionals.

The Amputee Coalition is the nation’s leading organization on limb loss, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for amputees and their families, improving patient care, and preventing limb loss.

The Center for Parent Information & Resources offers information and products for parent centers that serve families of children with disabilities.

The Children’s Scoliosis Foundation is a patient and family led nonprofit that is dedicated to providing support to families, promoting awareness, and advancing the science of scoliosis detection, treatment, and prevention.

The CP Family Network mission is to provide information to all cerebral palsy families about diagnosis, treatments, and resources for their child.

The Limbs for Life Foundation is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to providing fully-functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it.

The Mobility Project (TMP) strives to help empower the community of wheelchair users, assistive technology users, and their families by promoting dialogue and sharing ideas that can advance their many abilities and opportunities.

The National Association for Plagiocephaly offers information, education, and support.

The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP) is a non-profit trade association dedicated to educating the public and promoting public policy that is in the interest of the O&P patient.

The National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability is a public health practice and resource center on health promotion for people with disability.

The National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) is the educational accrediting body for the orthotics and prosthetics profession.

OandPCare.org offers facts and resources on orthotic and prosthetic credentialing, state licensing guidelines, Medicare regulations, and best practices from insurance organizations.

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy advocates to end Duchenne, the most common muscular dystrophy in children.

Learn more about Pediatric Hypotonia at the Children’s Health website.

The Pediatric Spine Foundation is a community dedicated to improving the quality of care and the outcome of treatment for patients and families dealing with chest wall and spine deformities.

The United Cerebral Palsy website provides a host of information on CP and other related disabilities.

The Wounded Warrior Project is one of the largest veterans’ service organizations in the United States.