Lekotek of Georgia, Inc.Atlanta, GA
Lekotek of Georgia’s mission is to facilitate the inclusion of children with disabilities into their families, schools and communities by providing accessible play, adapted toys and technology, information and resources.
Executive Director: Helene Prokesch
Using adapted toys, educational materials, computer equipment and iPads, Lekotek provides opportunities for kids to have fun and learn along the way. It is a safe haven from medical appointments and therapies. It is a place where there are no expectations to perform, a place where parents find resources and support.
Categories Special Needs
Parents of children with disabilities are hesitant to attend community events due to challenges of their child. Lekotek provides family events such as Happy Tails, music, holiday parties, museums, pumpkin patch and more. Knowing that our staff organizes these events lessens the concerns and encourages participation, often for the first time.
Since 1983, Lekotek has made a difference for more than 6,000 children with disabilities such as developmental delays, traumatic brain injury, Down syndrome, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, genetic disorders, autism, muscular dystrophy, visual and hearing impairments and genetic conditions. Lekotek h...View Program