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Disability Advocates Pack the House to Educate Legislators

Disability Advocates Pack the House to Educate Legislators
Over 280 disability advocates came to the Georgia State Capitol in February and March to meet with their legislators and discuss the issues that were of importance to the disability community in Georgia. The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) hosted its Third Annual Advocacy...

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REAL COMMUNITIES: The Power of the Pedal

REAL COMMUNITIES: The Power of the Pedal
by Jennifer Bosk Getting around Macon just became a lot more accessible to those who have no car, live far from bus stops or can’t walk long distances. Re-Cycle Macon, a program through Centenary Community Ministries, provides free bicycles to adults who need transportation. Started in June of...

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GCDD IMPACT: Learning Support Fund Aids Advocates

GCDD IMPACT: Learning Support Fund Aids Advocates
by Jennifer Bosk Okur-chung neurodevelopmental syndrome was discovered three years ago, and only eight children were diagnosed with it then. Keri and Ross Ninness’ son, Thomas, was number six of those eight. Last August, when the Ninnesses of Georgia saw an Okur-chung Neurodevelopmental...

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