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United Cerebral Palsy of Gergia – UCP OF GEORGIA, Inc.
United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia was founded in 1962 by a group of concerned citizens seeking to establish community based supports to address the needs of children and adults with cerebral palsy.
Since that time, UCP of Georgia has grown into a comprehensive service organization offer a wide range of supports for people living with many developmental disabilities in addition to cerebral palsy. The array of supports includes community living services, in-home supports, adult day programs, after school and out of school child care, supportive services, advocacy and more.
UCP has been consistently rated as one of the top 25 charitable organizations in Georgia, and is the State's largest non-profit organization providing community based supports for individuals with developmental disabilities.
UCP of Georgia's afterschool/out of school program, located in Lawrenceville, offers after hours care during the school year and all day summer care for children with disabilities up to the age of 21 years.
The program provides a nurturing, supportive and integrated family-centered program which facilitates each child's development through child directed, adult guided play. the program focuses on:
•development of cognitive skills
•development of motor skills
•development of language and communication skills
•development of social and emotional skills
•fostering a positive self-image