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What a Turnout!

What a Turnout!
In yesterday morning’s warm sun, a crowd of over 2,000 gathered and closed down Washington Street outside the Capitol to show support for people with disabilities at the 13th Annual Disability Day at the Capitol. From Valdosta to Ringgold, Savannah to Columbus people planned for this day for...

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Help Improve Transportation for People with Disabilities

The 2010 Georgia General Assembly passed legislation that offers all citizens the opportunity to improve transportation in Georgia. All across the state, roundtable transportation planning groups are meeting and setting priorities. People who cannot drive or cannot afford a personal vehicle...

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Fox News: iPad Helping Kids with Autism

Consumers stood in long lines last week, anxiously anticipating the iPad2’s arrival. For some, according to Fox News, this piece of technology might just unlock a whole new way of living with disabilities. The story illustrates how the iPad offers children with autism more control over their...

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Zach Anner, Funny Man with CP, Lands Travel Show on Oprah's OWN Network

Zach Anner, the self-described lady’s man with the “sexiest of all palsies,” has earned his own travel show on Oprah’s new network OWN. Anner, from Austin, Texas, won one of two top spots in Oprah’s online, American Idol- type contest, and will now host “a travel show for people who never...

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Media Roundtable on Developmental Disabilities Issues

News, Discussion Opportunity With Leaders About Community Life for Georgians with Developmental Disabilities WHAT: Media representatives from Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Haralson, Heard and Paulding counties have an opportunity to interact in a roundtable discussion hosted by the Georgia Council...

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