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Whether you are new to this journey or have been around the block a few times, finding new resources to meet the needs of your child is always top of mind. Here are some that we have collected over the years. Find the region that works for you. Still not sure…give us a call and we will guide you through.

Developmental Specialists

Augusta Area

Dr. Karen Carter – Developmental Pediatrician
Augusta Developmental Specialists
1303 D’Antignac St, Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 396-0600

Atlanta Area

Georgia Autism Center
4046 Wetherburn Way, Ste. 1, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
(770) 696-4384

Marcus Autism Center – Multiple Autism Services
1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA 30329
Main: 404-785-9400
Feeding Program: 404-785-9493
Outreach programs: 404-785-9350
Research: 404-785-7600

Statesboro/Savannah Area

Dr. Michelle Zeanah
Behavioral Pediatrics of Rural Georgia
406 Savannah Ave, Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 489-4379

Dr. Doris Greenburg
5120 Paulsen St, Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 354-4953

Savannah Behavioral Pediatrics
310 Eisenhower Dr., Building 5, Savannah, GA
(912) 436-6789


Augusta Area

Dr. Gangarosa-Emerson – Neurologist
302 Baston Road, Martinez, GA 30907
(706) 447-8700

Dr. Adrian Janit
Georgia Psychology & Counseling
211 Pleasant Home Rd., Augusta, GA
(706) 364-4599

LifeStance Health
3633 Wheeler Rd Suite 365, Augusta, GA 30909
(770) 389-8100
Insurance: Amerigroup, Caresource, Wellcare and most all private insurance

Dr. Jeremy Hertza
Neurobehavioral Associates
207 Hudson Trace, Augusta, GA
(706) 823-5250
Does not accept Medicaid

PACES – Psychologist
2824 Hillcreek Drive, Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 842-3279
Does not accept Medicaid

Transitional Family Services Psychologist – Clinic and in-home counseling
3643 Walton Way Ext, Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 364-1404

Dr. Kevin Turner
Transitions of Augusta – Psychologist, counseling in clinic, in home
103 Rossmore Pl, Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 364-7165

Statesboro/Savannah Area

Joye Psychology & Wellness, LLC – Psychologist
306 Commercial Drive, Savannah, Georgia 31406
(912) 436-3736 or (888) 711-JOYE

Ramos, Ramon MD PC – Pediatrician
460 Mall Blvd, Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 354-3400

Brighter Brains Integrative Health
Services offered: Individual Therapy ,Neuropsychological Testing, Psychoeducational Testing, EEG Neurofeedback
124 Savannah Ave, Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 225-3760

Dublin/Swainsboro Area

Dr. Long
CSB of Middle Georgia
2121A Bellevue Rd, Dublin, GA 31021
(478) 272-1190

ABA Clinics

Augusta Area

3726 Executive Center Drive,Augusta, GA 30907 · 706.842.5330

ChanceLight Autism Services
3830 Washington Rd Ste 2, Martinez GA 30907 · (762) 222-7629

Fusion Autism Center
1237 Augusta West Parkway,Augusta GA 30909 · 762-685-4340

INVO Behavior and Therapy Services
Evans Ga. Phone: 833.201.5871

Launch Therapy Center
1212 Augusta W Pkwy, Augusta, GA 30909 Send inquiries to

Reaching Milestones
624 Ponder Pl Dr, Evans, GA 30809 · 706-863-9699 ·

Statesboro/Savannah Area

Behavioral Pediatrics of Rural Georgia 406 Savannah Ave, Statesboro, GA 30458 · (912) 489-4379 ·
Coastal Autism Therapy Center, Inc. 110 Pipemakers Circle, Suite 116 Pooler, GA 31322 · 912-330-7171 ·.
C.A.B.S. 107 Southern Blvd, Ste. 201 Savannah, GA 31405 · 1-800-844-1232 (

Occupational/Physical/Speech Therapy Services

Center For New Beginnings
Occupational Therapy offered at Evans & Millen Locations 706-437-0505

Step By Step Pediatric Therapy,LLC

Counseling and Other Health Services

LifeStance Health
3633 Wheeler Rd Suite 365, Augusta, GA 30909 · 770-389-8100
Insurance: Amerigroup, Caresource, Wellcare and most all private insurance

Still Waters Professional Counseling Inc. In clinic and in-home counseling
3711 Executive Center Dr, Martinez, GA 30907 · (706) 955-9224 ·

ABLE Pediatrics – Pediatrician
3727 Executive Center Dr, Augusta, GA 30907 · 706-842-5331 ·

APEX & SOC – Community Board of Middle GA
Community and School Based Behavioral Health Services
706-437-6857 ·

Serenity Behavioral Health Systems Varied services and resource center
3421 Mike Padgett Hwy, Augusta, GA 30906 · (706) 432-4800

Residential Services

Laurel Heights Hospital
934 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 · (404) 888-7860 ·

Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta
3100 Perimeter Pkwy, Augusta, GA 30909 · (706) 651-0005

Youth Villages 4685 Dorsett Shoals Road, Douglasville, GA 30135 · 770-852-6300 | 800-255-8657
Behavioral Health Link Crisis Hotline: 800-715-4225

Payment Resources

Georgia Medicaid – This program provides coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) services for individuals under the age of 21. ASD coverage is provided for assessment and treatment services according to the severity and is based on medical necessity.

*We also work with Georgia Medicaid CMO’s: Caresource, Amerigroup, and more…

Humana Military | Tricare

TEFRA/Katie Beckett – Provides Medicaid benefits to eligible children through the TEFRA/ Katie Beckett Medicaid program under §134 of the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) of 1982.

Accepted Insurances

Center for New Beginnings accepts the following insurances:
  • Anthem BCBS
  • Humana
  • Cigna
  • Aetnavv
  • United Healthcare/UMR
  • Medicaid/CMOs
  • Tricare

Private pay

Center for New Beginnings strives to keep therapy accessible for all, regardless of one’s location or financial situation. As part of our Direct Service Assistance, we are able to offer an income based sliding scale to keep out of pocket costs affordable.
Please call our Waynesboro office for more information and to get started with our sliding scale application. We can also provide a board approved Direct Service agreement to further lower the cost. These are provided on a case by case basis and must be approved through our board of directors.

Parent/Caregiver Support Groups

Anchored Souls
is a non-profit ministry in Augusta, GA providing hope and encouragement to moms who have children with disabilities and all women who need to anchor their souls in Jesus. 706.394.0073 Email:

Augusta Autism & Disability Support Group
offers families support and monthly activities the whole family can enjoy. Check them out on Facebook and keep up with all the upcoming events on their

CSRA Disability Support Community
to connect with families all over the CSRA and learn about events happening locally!

Parent to Parent of Georgia
offers a variety of services to Georgia families impacted by disabilities or special healthcare needs.

The RECing Crew
offers leisure and recreational activities designed for 6 year olds and up and geared towards all abilities. They have a wide variety of events throughout the year.

of East Georgia 1500 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904 | 706.667.9695

in their own words

“I have learned how to handle things better and how to communicate better with my child.” – Parent