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Designing Accessibility

By H.M. Cauley After much anticipation, the Atlanta Braves opened the gates to their new stadium this spring, and the venue has drawn oohs and aahs from fans and concert-goers alike. It’s also gotten rave reviews from Dominic Marinelli, a resident of Buffalo who played a special role in...

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GCDD's Live Healthcare Forum on Facebook

Tune in Thursday - July 20 - for GCDD's Live Healthcare Forum on Facebook 1 - 2:45 PM: Ron Wakefield, Director, DBHDD Division of Developmental Disabilities will be talking about his vision for services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 5 - 7 PM: GCDD will...

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Critical Action Needed NOW to #SaveMedicaid!

Critical Action Needed NOW to #SaveMedicaid!
Revised Senate Healthcare Bill Revealed NOT IMPROVED! The Senate Health Care Legislation Continues to Pose a Severe Threat to People with Disabilities The next four days are crucial. Now is the time to join together and make our voices heard! #savemedicaid BELOW IS A PARAPHRASED...

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Keep the Momentum Going to Save Medicaid!

Keep the Momentum Going to Save Medicaid!
WHAT WE KNOW: The Senate is moving quickly to complete their revised bill. We expect the new language on the bill to be released as early as today. The CBO score is expected early next week and the bill could be voted on late next week. We need to keep the momentum going to ensure that we...

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TODAY! Rally at the Capitol/National Disability Call-in Day

TODAY! Rally at the Capitol/National Disability Call-in Day
Join Us TODAY to Save Medicaid! UPDATED INFO: Rally at the Capitol, Tomorrow 10 AM - Noon #NoCutNoCaps #SaveMedicaid - under the Gold Dome Meet Wednesday, July 12, 2017 on the Steps of Georgia State Capitol on the side of Central Presbyterian Church (201 Washington St SW, Atlanta, GA 30303) ...

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Isakson Town Hall Meeting Today at 6 PM

Isakson Town Hall Meeting Today at 6 PM
Join Us Today and Tomorrow to Save Medicaid! Telephone Town Hall Meeting, Today at 6 PM! w/ US Senator Johnny Isakson US Senator Johnny Isakson is holding a town hall meeting via telephone TODAY, July 11, 2017, at 6:00 PM. With Senate Republicans back from the July 4th recess, NOW is the...

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Tues Isakson Town Hall / Wed Rally at the Capitol

Tues Isakson Town Hall / Wed Rally at the Capitol
Senate Republicans are back from the July 4 recess!!!Join us for two events this week to Save Medicaid! Telephone Town Hall Meeting, Tuesday at 6 PM!US Senator Johnny Isakson US Senator Johnny Isakson is holding a town hall meeting via telephone on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at 6:00 PM. This...

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Share Your Medicaid Story!

Share Your Medicaid Story!
Send a short video about the impacts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid and consequences of the US Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). Film a short 1-2 minute video from your phone. You can do it at home, in the office, or while at lunch. Post to Twitter and/or Facebook...

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Join Rallies to Protect Medicaid across Georgia!

Join Rallies to Protect Medicaid across Georgia!
Rally to urge Senator Isakson to protect Medicaid and vote NO on Senate health care bill! RALLY INFORMATION: AtlantaWhen: Monday, June 26th at 2 pmWhere: Sen. Isakson's office, 3625 Cumberland Blvd SE, Atlanta, GA 30339 AthensWhen: Monday, June 26th at 5:30 pmWhere: UGA Arch, East Broad St.,...

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