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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Atlanta & North GA

1775 The Exchange SE
Suite 200
Atlanta
GA
30339
770-916-9474
770-916-0222
wishes@ga-al.wish.org
www.wishatlanta.org

Age Groups Served (please check all that apply:)
Infants and Toddlers (birth - 2 years)
Pre-school
Working
All Ages
Other Ages (specify): 
 
Geographic Areas Served:
Coastal Georgia
Middle Georgia
North Georgia / Atlanta
South Georgia
Statewide - all of Georgia
National
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Serves People with the Following Disabilities (please check all that apply):
Communication limitations
Learning limitations
Motor limitations
Personal care limitations (dressing, toileting, eating, etc.)
Sensory limitations (vision, hearning)
Other Demographics (specify):
0
 
Financial Eligibility (please check all that apply):
Source will pay for some portion of AT devices / services
Scholarships available
Source accepts private insurance
Source accepts Medicaid
Source accepts Medicare
Other Financial Eligibility details (specify):
 
Does the organization provide AT services?
Information about vendors / devices
Device demonstration
Help choosing right device / system
Help using current device appropriately
Device training
Fabricates special devices or adaptations
Repairs devices
Loans devices
Device rental
Financial help for device purchase
Help with insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare claim appeals
Technical assistance
Service coordination
Program advocacy
AT workshops
Other AT Services (specify) :
Does the organization provide AT Funding?
If yes, please indicate what services are provided; check all that apply)
Source sells devices
Source leases devices
  Source loans device or money
Source gives device free of charge
Source pays for at least part of device cost
Other Funding Details (specify):
 
Please indicate what types of AT devices the organization provides or provides services for:  (check all that apply)
Adapted toys
Communication
Computer access
Daily living devices
Educational aids
Environmental units
Hearing aids
Home modifications
Job Accommodations
Medical devices / supplies
Prosthetics / orthotics
Recreational aids
Seating / positioning
Vehicle modifications
Vision aids
Wheeled mobility
All AT devices
 
Comments (any other information you would like us to include about your organization):
Make-A-Wish Foundation was founded in 1983. This foundation grants special wishes to children under the age of 18 who have terminal illnesses or life-threatening medical conditions. Although most wishes involve things such as special vacations and trips or meeting celebrities assistive technology can be provided if it is the sincere wish of the child. The average cash cost of fulfilling a wish is $3 700 with an additional average $1 500 worth of in-kind contributions donated per wish. To qualify for assistance an individual must have a terminal or life-threatening illness and must be between 2 1/2 and 18 years of age. Local wish teams are brought together to work out the details of each wish. The Foundation has never turned down a wish for a child who is medically eligible.