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Advocacy Days 2019

Join GCDD at the Capitol to speak with elected officials about policies affecting people with disabilities! The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) will host its Third Annual Advocacy Days starting January 30, 2019 during the Georgia General Assembly legislative session. Five...

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Dear Governor Kemp...

In November, Georgia elected Brian Kemp as its new governor, succeeding Nathan Deal. The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities saw this as a prime advocacy opportunity to inform and educate the new governor and his incoming administration about individuals with developmental...

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Thank you, Governor Deal!

Dear Governor Deal, We want to thank you on behalf of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities and the thousands of Georgians with developmental disabilities and their families for your support over the last eight years. You braved the cold and rain to attend six Disability Day events...

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Gov. Deal Names Employment First Council Members

Dec 21, 2018By Pamela Miller, For the AJC Governor Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities Executive Director Eric E. Jacobson and GCDD Council member Parker Glick have been appointed to the Employment First Council, according to a press...

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Animals on planes: Which should qualify as service animals?

Animals on planes: Which should qualify as service animals?
By: Steve Gehlbach Animals on planes: Which should qualify as service animals?ATLANTA - Peacocks, pigs and rats as emotional support animals? Believe it or not, officials said some people have tried to get "fake" service animals onto planes. Lawmakers are now trying to sort out which animals...

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