We are a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to optimizing the potential of children with developmental delays and disabilities.

Our mission is to serve as a resource for Northwest Georgia and to facilitate the education and collaboration of health providers, families and educators caring for children with developmental delays and disabilities.

Our four service arms include Community Awareness, Continuing Education, Collaboration, and Advocacy.

Wondering what Op has been up to lately? Download our 2009 Newsletter to find out.

Spread the word! Op partnered with Three Rivers Church to bring Buddy Break to Northwest Georgia, in August of 2010, and it is running strong! Buddy Break is a respite program for families of children with special needs. The program takes place one Friday a month, from 6:30pm until 9:30pm, at the Upper School Campus of Unity Christian School in Rome, GA. Please click here for upcoming dates. Contact Jessica Bost, Coordinator, at 706-346-6346, for additional information.

Op recognizes the importance of a locally grown, organic, plant-based diet. Please visit our resources page for links to local suppliers of organic fruits and vegetables.

'Tis the season for fun in the sun and in the water. Click here for local, summer camp options.

Please continue to visit AutismVotes.org for the most current information on the federal and state legislation regarding autism.

The Op Foundation partners with The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), The Governor's Council for Developmental Disabilities (GCDD), Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Parent to Parent of Georgia, and many others.

Click here to view the slides from our Awareness campaign.

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