“Special Needs Cobb provides us with a supportive haven for connecting with others with similar circumstances and for interacting with professionals for needed services such as dental care, special needs trusts and guardianship.”
– George Blake, special needs parent
Finding resources to provide the best care for a loved one with developmental disabilities can be a difficult and overwhelming road. We’re here to walk with you, holding your hand along the way.
SNC provides reassuring, expert help with everything families need, from obtaining waivers and setting up guardianships to finding weekend respite and a safe, affordable place for their loved one to live more independently.
We connect parents with other families who “get it.”
The links below are helpful starting points for finding information, opportunities and assistance to fit your own unique situation.
The links below will take you to websites with helpful resources concerning intellectual and developmental disabilities
Membership in Special Needs Cobb helps pass along a lifetime of information, experience, encouragement and hope to the next generation of special needs families. Become a member or sponsor a membership for a family in need for just $25 annually. Membership includes admission to all of SNC’s educational workshops throughout the year.
The Recreation links below will take you to websites with resources.
SNC’s Shredding Program, supported by the Marietta Enrichment Center, allows our special needs clients to work together to shred sensitive documents from local businesses, learn valuable life lessons and earn a small stipend.
The following organizations also provide vocational training and opportunities for adults with disabilities:
Workshops are currently suspended due to COVID-19. When they resume, we will post dates and registration information on our homepage and Facebook page.
Special Needs Cobb offers workshops throughout the year on topics of interest to the guardians and caregivers of developmentally disabled people. Experts on Estate Planning for the Disabled, Public School Law, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid and other important issues give presentations and answer questions to help caregivers provide the best possible care for those they look after.
The cost of workshops is $25 per family or become a member and pay $25 annually for unlimited attendance.