What Going Back to School Will Mean for Georgia Students with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

As the new school year approaches in August, teachers, administrators, parents and students are pondering many of the same questions about what a return to “normal” will look like. Factors around physical spaces, classmates and schedules are under scrutiny, as
Treasure Maps: The Georgia Storytelling Roadshow

Six-City Roadshow Travels around Georgia, Telling Stories about People with Disabilities

Treasure Maps: The Georgia Storytelling Roadshow 2021, hosted by the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities and L’Arche Atlanta, kicked off on June 18 to creatively showcase 10 Georgia storytellers’ personal viewpoints into what it’s like living with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD)
GCDD Advocacy Days

2021 Virtual Advocacy Days Bring Greater Access to Event for People with Disabilities

Over 550 disability advocates registered to virtually attend the 2021 GCDD Advocacy Days – the first time the DD council has hosted the days exclusively online since the initiative’s inception. Hosted by the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) in
Georgia State Capitol with logo for state of Georgia

Georgia’s 2021 Legislative Session: What We Can Expect

As many of you might remember, the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) introduced a legislative agenda that focused on “disability in ALL policy” for the first time during Georgia’s 2020 legislative session. Our idea for this type of legislative