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STRAIGHT TALK: A Vision for My Life

STRAIGHT TALK: A Vision for My Life
by Martha Haythorn My name is Martha Haythorn and I am 18. I just finished my senior year at Decatur High School. When I was seven years old, I went with my parents to speak with our senators. And, I have been advocating for people with disabilities ever since. In April, I went to the...

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GCDD IMPACT: New Employment Center Opens in Athens

GCDD IMPACT: New Employment Center Opens in Athens
Across the country, the movement to employ people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) is gaining momentum. For the movement to be successful, bridging different players in the field and bringing them to achieve a common goal is key. Through the University of Georgia’s...

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