Press Releases

Press Releases

The press release section includes official GCDD news and announcements about issues and events pertaining to people with developmental disabilities and their families in Georgia.

Media Relations: If you are a member of the media and would like additional information or have an interview request, please contact:

Valerie Meadows Suber
Public Information Director

404.657.2122

 

GCDD Receives an Exclusive Message from Rep John Lewis, Welcomes Gov. Nathan Deal and Disability Advocates at Disability Day at The Capitol, Recaps the 2015 Legislative Session and Focuses on Community Building in the Spring issue of Making a Difference

ATLANTA, GA, April 30, 2015 -- Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities’ (GCDD) Spring edition of Making a Difference quarterly news magazine provides in-depth coverage of the 17th annual Disability Day at the Capitol. The day welcomed a speech by Governor Nathan Deal, and brought together...

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GCDD Announces the 17th annual Disability Day at the Capitol dedicated to the ADA, Provides an in-depth Preview of its Legislative Agenda and Examines the New Home and Community Based Settings Rule in the Winter issue of Making a Difference

ATLANTA, GA, February 18, 2015 -- Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities’ (GCDD) Winter edition of Making a Difference quarterly news magazine focuses on advocacy by announcing the 17th annual Disability Day at the Capitol and providing an in-depth preview of what GCDD wants in the...

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GCDD On the Road to the 2015 General Assembly

MEDIA ADVISORY: Thursday, September 4, 2014 LISTENING TOUR STOPS IN GAINESVILLE TO HEAR FROM PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES Community Conversations Give Insight into Hearts and Minds of Advocates, Families and Neighbors Who: D'Arcy Robb, GCDD public policy director; Dawn Alford,...

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GCDD Dives into Post-Secondary School Transitions, Celebrates a Record-Breaking Disability Day and Reports on the Legislative Successes in Making a Difference Spring 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ATLANTA, GA, April 28, 2014 -- Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities' (GCDD) spring edition of Making a Difference quarterly news magazine covers the hot topic of post-secondary transitions for young adults with disabilities, coverage of Disability Day, the history...

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GCDD's 16th Disability Day at the Capitol

MEDIA ADVISORY Jobs, Education Among Legislative Priorities 2,000 People Will Meet, Tell Stories, Call To Gold Dome For Support WHAT: One of the largest public gatherings held annually during the official legislative session emphasizes the statewide need for community-based services and...

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