The following books and websites are offered for children of all ages with a range of behavioral presentations. Not all of these suggestions will apply to your child. After you meet with us, we will offer a more in-depth list of recommendations tailored specifically for you and your family. 

 

Behavior Management


Autism Spectrum Disorder

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder


Communication Development

Sensory Issues


School Performance


Pretend Play


Social Skills


Toilet Training


Wandering

Bullying

  • PACER Center’s National Bullying Prevention Center has publications, handouts and letters for parents of children who have been bullied, some written specifically for how to target bullying prevention through an IEP or a 504 plan: www.pacer.org/bullying/resources/publications/


Tablet Applications


Local Community Services

  • Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy LLC has offices in Pooler and Richmond Hill, GA. It was born of a desire to simplify the lives of families by providing easily accessible speech, occupational, and physical therapy services to children in the greater Savannah area. It is founded on the principal that the most important consideration is to do those things that are best for a child's developmental needs. Their clinic aims to be as flexible and accommodating to parents as possible when scheduling therapy. Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy, LLC is a Medicaid Provider and makes every effort to assist families in getting the financial assistance that they need.
  • The Matthew Reardon Center for Autism is a local Savannah non-profit charitable organization dedicated to the care and education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Services range from an academy for children on the spectrum to outreach and advocacy programs to workshops for parents. Their website is http://www.matthewreardon.org/.
  • Utopia, GA LLC (www.utopiaga.us) provides in-home ABA services for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Utopia, GA has been serving families in the greater Savannah area since 2014. Services at Utopia, GA emphasize problem behavior reduction, language development, daily living skills training, parent/caregiver training, and treatment team consultation.
  • C.A.B.S. (https://www.cabsautism.com/) provides individualized ABA therapy services to children with ASD age 2-16 in the home, community, and clinic settings. According to their director: “Using the guiding principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), our team works closely with parents to determine a treatment approach that will best meet your child and family’s needs. Weekly parent trainings, collaboration with school teams, and regular communication with other professionals, ensures the consistency our client’s need to make the most progress possible. Services are available at our Savannah clinic and to families within a 30-mile radius.”
  • The May Institute (https://www.mayinstitute.org/) has a number of services for children with ASD, including ABA therapy and parent support/education groups. According to their website: “The May Institute proudly serves individuals across the lifespan with autism, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, neurological disorders, behavior disorders, and mental illness to promote independence, choice, dignity, and respect. We provide compassionate and caring educational, therapeutic, habilitative, and consulting services grounded in evidence-based practice.”
  • Reaching Milestones (www.reachingmilestones.com) is one of the leading providers of ABA therapy services in the Southeastern United States. It is a privately owned organization dedicated to improving the lives of children with disabilities by providing highly effective, research-based behavioral interventions. With three local facilities in Hinesville, Richmond Hill, and St. Mary’s.
  • Dr. Krista C. Hinchey (www.dogwoodsmiles.com) is an experienced dentist serving children with special needs. She completed training at Children’s Health of Atlanta at Scottish Rite and Egelston and she is a member of the American Board of Pediatric Dentists, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry.
  • Coastal Center for Developmental Services (www.employabilityga.org) is a local organization that prepares adults with developmental disabilities for employment and community integration.
  • Restoration Chiropractic (www.restorationchirosavannah.com): Dr. Kaleb Scroggin is a doctor of chiropractic medicine who specializes in treating children, teens, and pregnant mothers.
  • Class 101 with Philip Cooper (www.myclass101.com). Mr. Cooper is a college planner at Class 101 who helps students in 7th grade and up with SAT and ACT prep. 

Resources For Parents