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In the News

What's Happening in Washington?

What's Happening in Washington?
Federal Disability Policy Updates by Alison Barkoff and Erin Shea, Center for Public Representation COVID-19 Response: Click to read the updated presentation: April 16, 2020Congressional Response: Congress has already passed three bills in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The first was an...

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Kayla's Corner - Planning an Advocacy Event

Kayla's Corner - Planning an Advocacy Event
Hello everyone, I am the Vice President and Chief Ambassador of Autistic Self-Advocacy Atlanta (ASAA), an affiliate group of the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN). Since 2012, ASAN has partnered with several disability organizations every year on March 1 to honor and remember people...

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Kayla's Corner - What Issues Matter to Me

Kayla's Corner - What Issues Matter to Me
Hello, everyone! Thank you for keeping up with my progress as an intern at GCDD. Since my last post, so much has taken place. I know I told you all last time about how my schedule was about to change due to my participation in the legislative session. Well, after trying it out, I realized that...

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March is National Developmental Disibilities Awareness Month!

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is proud to recognize March as Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month. The goal for this month is to create awareness about developmental disabilities, teach the importance of inclusion within every aspect of life and to share the...

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