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Gainesville Public Forum

Join us at the Public Forum in Gainesville October 13 , 2011 - From 5:30-7:00pm. Advocates, Neighbors, Public Officials and Community Leaders in Gainesville and the surrounding areas are welcome. Your presence and comments are appreciated. The Oaks at Lanier Charter Career Academy - 2719...

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The COMP and NOW Waiver Amendments

The following are the current drafts for the COMP waiver and the NOW waiver amendments as of August 22, 2011: The COMP Waiver Amendment The target group for the Comprehensive Supports Waiver Program includes individuals with intellectual disability and/or other related conditions who require...

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Neighborhood Summit Talks Transit

John Keys speaks on behalf of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Statewide Independent Living Council about the proposed mobility management program and the overall importance of the Transportation Investment Act for all communities. ...

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Unlock the Doors to Real Communities Listening Tour - Ocilla

Unlock the Doors to Real Communities Listening Tour - Ocilla
Sunnydale Service Center Ocilla Georgia, amidst cotton fields 33 in attendance Transportation Straw Poll: 16 YES 0 NO First, about the cotton. The Sunnydale Service center is surrounded by cotton fields in various stages of ripening and harvesting. The fields that have been cleaned have...

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Unlock the Doors to Real Communities Listening Tour- Macon

Unlock the Doors to Real Communities Listening Tour- Macon
Arc of Macon Again, a different type of gathering. An older couple who have a son who lives in his own apartment. A retired couple who have just received their license for a community living arrangement and want to support some individuals moving out of Atlanta Regional. A mom taking care of...

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Public Forum in Gainesville to Discuss Developmental Disabilities

Public Forum In Gainesville to Discuss Developmental Disabilities Thursday, October 13 Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities Seeks Input From Hall and Surrounding County Residents ATLANTA, GA (October 7, 2011) – On Thursday, October 13, residents from Hall, Forsyth, Barrow, Lumpkin,...

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A Public Awareness Video Series, "Voices Beyond the Mirror" - Part 1

A Public Awareness Video Series, "Voices Beyond the Mirror" - Part 1
GCDD has created a series of public awareness video clips to mark the 40th Anniversary of the DD Bill of Rights Act of 1971 called “Voices Beyond the Mirror.” The video series provides a thoughtful look into the everyday realities of living with different types of disabilities. Over the next 10...

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Listening Tour - Gainesville

Listening Tour Gainesville 37 in attendance, not including Council members and staff This listening tour was held in conjunction with the GCDD's quarterly meeting. We had met all day long at Lanier Charter Career Academy side by side with a leadership development event hosted by our...

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