Georgia Down Syndrome Medical Care Centers


There are currently 2 Down syndrome medical care centers in Georgia:


Adult Disability Medical Home, Inc. – Marietta

Affiliation: Urban Family Practice Associates
Summary: The Adult Disability Medical Home (ADMH), formerly the Adult Down Syndrome Program, is an innovative program providing health and wellness to teens and adults with developmental disabilities, currently focusing on individuals with Down syndrome. Health care for individuals with developmental disabilities transitioning to adult care is often fragmented and difficult to access. ADMH prioritizes care by adopting the principles of the Patient Centered Medical Home.
Ages served: 12 – adulthood
Hours and Days of Operation: Second Tuesday of each month, 8:30am to 3:00pm
Address: 2520 Windy Hill Rd. #303, Marietta, GA 30067
Website: www.theadmh.org
Email: nodvin.admh@gmail.com
General Phone Number: 678-595-4854
Clinical Director: Janice Nodvin
Services provided:
MD
Psychologist
Nutritionist
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Education/Inclusion Specialist
Nursing Support
Genetic Counselor
Feeding Specialist
Behavioral Analyst
Year Established: 2014
Patients with Down Syndrome Seen Annually: 76
Length of Waitlist: 3 to 4 months, but there is a cancellation list
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes

Emory University Down Syndrome Clinic – Decatur

Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, Emory University
Summary: Our team includes physicians and staff who have extensive experience in genetics and child development, with an emphasis on the needs of individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Our clinic is a specialized resource and compliments the care provided by each child’s primary doctor. Each visit is a private appointment, which may include: Review of chromosome studies; Review of external records (including medical records, IFSPs, IEPs, therapy notes); Physical and neurological examination; Developmental and behavioral assessment; Discussion of the recommended healthcare guidelines for Down syndrome; Recommendations for intervention and guidance on development of comprehensive intervention plans; Referrals to and collaboration with other medical specialists and ancillary service providers who specialize in Down syndrome specific issues (multi-disciplinary collaboration); Behavioral medication management (when indicate); Addressing other specific questions or concerns; Regular and/or continuing follow-up care specific to an individual’s needs.
Ages Served: Birth through 18+ years of age
Hours and Days of Operation: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Address: 1365 Clifton Road, NE, Building B, Suite 220, Atlanta GA, 30322
Website: http://genetics.emory.edu/patient-care/down-syndrome-clinic/
Email: Hailey.dennis@emoryhealthcare.org
Appointments: 404-778-8570 (MDs should fax referrals to 404-778-8562)
General Phone Number: 404-778-1363 or 404-778-8570
Medical Director: Amy Talboy, MD, FAAP
Clinical Director: Hailey Dennis, MMSc, CGC
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Neuropsychologist
Nutritionist
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician
Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Care Coordinator
Geneticist/Pediatrician
Other Services Provided: Collaborations with other specialists as needed
Year Established: 2003
Patients with Down Syndrome Seen Annually: We saw 262 in 2017-18
Length of Waitlist: 2-3 months (infants are seen within 2 weeks)
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Most insurances accepted (coverage verified at time of intake prior to scheduling)

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