Dr. Thomas K. Pedigo Ed.D. | The Savannah Child Study Center
9100 White Bluff Rd Ste 401
Savannah, GA 31406
At Savannah Child Study Center we provide wrap around services in the areas of developmental disabilities including Autism, Aspergers, learning disabilities, ADHD and all common areas of psychological mal-adjustment. Some of the many services we provide are comprehensive testing, parent and child consultation, therapy, parent and child groups, school consultation and training. We maintain active research leadership with multiple universities and behavioral health organizations.

Kicklighter Resource Center, Inc.
7219 Seawright Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
The mission of the Kicklighter Resource Center, Inc. is to improve the quality of life of children and adults with mental retardation, autism, and other developmental disabilities through advocacy, community awareness, family support and direct services.

The Mindspring Center
1147 US Highway 80 WEST, Pooler, GA 31322
The Mindspring Center is the most comprehensive special needs center in the greater Savannah area. Our goal is to help individuals become the healthiest version of their themselves through our brain-based (physcial) and mental health services.


Gateway Behavioral Health Services
415 Bonaventure Road
Savannah, Georgia 31404
Provides a variety of services for children ages 4 – 17 with mental health diagnosis. Services include: Traditional outpatient counseling; Day Support – socialization, leisure skills, and behavioral concerns; Community Support Individual (CSI) – Services provided to the consumer in the home, school or community;
Individual, Family and Group therapy – provided in small groups in the elementary or middle schools.

Savannah Speech and Hearing
1206 East 66th Street
Savannah, GA 31404
Email: hearingspeech@gapcdr.com
Provides comprehensive services for individuals of all ages who have speech, language, and/or hearing problems. Free hearing and speech screenings every Thursday morning from 10:00 am-11:30 am.

Parent to Parent of Georgia
Parent to Parent of Georgia provides support and information services and training and leadership opportunities for families who have children and youth with disabilities.


Support Groups

Asergers Support Group
Richmond Hill, GA
Meetings:  7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month.
Email Debbie to confirm meeting times and locations


Effingham County Navigator Team

Rincon, GA

Contact Pauline Shaw at (912)659-9855
Email us at paulineshaw18@yahoo.com

Meetings: Second  Tuesday of the month at the Learning Tree House, 250 Goshen Road, Rincon, GA



Outside Resources

Marcus Autism Center
1920 Briarcliff Road
Atlanta, GA 30329-4010
Outreach Clinics: 404-785-9350 (for scheduling an appointment for a clinic near Savannah Ga.)

Autism Speaks- Georgia Resources click here


Autism Society of Greater Georgia
P.O. Box 3707
Suwanee, GA 30024


Autism Society of America
7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20814-3067
1-800-3AUTISM (328-8476)





10550 Ford Avenue, Richmond Hill, GA (912) 756-3343