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Making a Difference Winter Issue has Arrived!

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Explore Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities' (GCDD) website for Making a Difference, its quarterly magazine focused on developmental disabilities!

The interactive website features easy navigation with articles of interest by topic; a dedicated page for the current issue that displays all the great articles; more videos, calendar of events and more.

And, with accessibility always at top of mind, the website is designed to be accessible to all who use assistive technology. The magazine is now also available in PDFs, Large Print, and Audio in both English and Spanish.

See what's in the latest issue of Making a Difference - Winter 2023

GCDD’s winter edition of the Making a Difference quarterly magazine is all about engaging in advocacy. We also honor the life and legacy of disability rights advocate and Olmstead trailblazer, Lois Curtis. GCDD’s policy team is ready for the 2023 legislative session beginning in January. You can find details about GCDD’s policy priorities in the The Georgia’s 2023 Legislative Session: A Season of Change article. Opportunities to participate in advocacy during legislative session include GCDD’s advocacy days. This issue’s GCDD Impact article features Project SETA. You can also meet GCDD Council Member, Evan Nodvin, and learn how he is living his life on his terms. Hear from Mark Crenshaw about the GaLEND program in this issue’s Expert Update. The COVID-19 Update article shares updates and COVID-19 resources and tools. Synergies Work is expanding their programs to support more entrepreneurs with disabilities. Learn about how Inclusively’s platform is working to match jobseekers with disabilities with employers. LEAP at Albany Technical College is featured in this issue’s Include College Corner. In this issue you can also read about the latest GCDD Storytelling Project initiative produced a book with nine authors with developmental disabilities from Georgia, and much more!

About the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities:

The mission of GCDD is to advance social change, public policy and innovative practices that increase opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to thrive where they live, learn, work, play and worship in Georgia’s communities.

Making a Difference is a quarterly magazine published online by the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) in both English and Spanish. GCDD uses Making a Difference to advocate and educate various audiences about critical issues affecting people with developmental disabilities and to promote activities and create opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to exercise their right to live, learn, work, play and worship in Georgia communities. Sign up to receive Making a Difference magazine digitally by clicking the link below and see past issues in the archived magazines at the bottom of this page.

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Making a Difference - Winter 2019 (English and Spanish)

Making a Difference - Winter 2019 (English and Spanish)
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities' (GCDD) Winter edition of Making a Difference quarterly news magazine contains the 2019 legislative preview and valuable information on getting involved in advocacy for people with disabilities. This issue promotes our Third Annual Advocacy Days...

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