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Advocating to the Fullest

Advocating to the Fullest
Georgians with disabilities want to live full lives in our communities and they are fully capable of doing so. And we know that if we, the citizens of Georgia, choose to make positive changes to our system, more and more people with disabilities will be working in our communities, living with...

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GCDD Welcomes Six New Advisory Members

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities welcomes six new advisory Council members to its board. The advisory members are selected by Council members, have no voting rights, and each serve one two-year term. Ms. June Armour, Self-AdvocateAthens, Georgia 30601706.548.9553 Ms. Christine...

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Perspectives: Not Mia’s Reality

Perspectives: Not Mia’s Reality
At the HCBS (Home and Community Based Services) Conference in Washington DC in August, one of the keynote speakers was a young woman who stars in the TV series “Born This Way.” Think of it as a reality version of Friends, but the stars all have Down syndrome. Much like the coffee shop in...

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