Press Releases

Press Releases

The press release section includes official GCDD news and announcements about issues and events pertaining to people with developmental disabilities and their families in Georgia.

Media Relations: If you are a member of the media and would like additional information or have an interview request, please contact:

Valerie Meadows Suber
Public Information Director

404.657.2122

 

Governor Nathan Deal Launches Georgia STABLE Program

GA STABLE Program launched at Georgia State CapitolNew program allows people with disabilities to save without penalties June 14, 2017 (Atlanta, GA) – Governor Nathan Deal announced the launch of the Georgia STABLE program today at the Georgia State Capitol. The program allows Georgians with disabilities and their families to create...

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Former Six-Term United States Congressman Anthony “Tony” Coelho rallied advocates and spoke on the Senate Floor on behalf of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities Employment Advocacy Day during Georgia’s Legislative Session

EVENT RECAPThursday, Feb. 23, 2017 Former Six-Term United States Congressman Anthony “Tony” Coelho rallied advocates and spoke on the Senate Floor on behalf of theGeorgia Council on Developmental Disabilities Employment Advocacy Day during Georgia’s Legislative Session Coelho, an original...

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GCDD Gets Ready for 2017 Georgia General Assembly, Discusses Disability Representation in the Media and Focuses on Inclusive Employment in its Winter Issue of Making a Difference

ATLANTA, GA, February 14, 2017 -- Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities’ (GCDD) Winter edition of Making a Difference quarterly news magazine previews the 2017 Georgia General Assembly legislative session; discusses disability representation in mainstream media; and focuses on steps...

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