Fall Issue 2020

The Disability Vote Counts 2020

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The Disability Vote Counts!

The Disability Vote Counts!

By Alyssa Miller, PsyD and Charlie Miller
October 30, 2020
In this edition of Public Policy for the People, we will be focusing on the upcoming 2020 election, which sees key national and state seats up for grabs. This election will certainly be one for the history books, as much
What to Know at The Polls

What to Know at The Polls

By GCDD
October 30, 2020
There’s a lot of information out there. Here’s how to make sure you’re prepared to make your vote count. Cheri Mitchell is a member of the HAVA (Help America Vote Act) Team at the Georgia Advocacy Office (GAO). Here are

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Eric E. Jacobson
Executive Director, GCDD

A Time of Opportunity

As we move closer to 2021, we can either look at this time with regret and sadness – or as a time of opportunity. Though battling COVID-19 has meant being away from friends and family, new technology allows us to be together even when we are far apart. We at the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) have learned so much from YOU, those who continue to participate in the bi-weekly Georgia Developmental Disabilities Network COVID-19 Zoom sessions or the weekly Community Strong virtual gatherings.

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Keeping Employment First

By Kate Brady
October 30, 2020
The following is an edited excerpt from the Expert Update interview led by the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) on employment for people with disabilities. Kate Brady: There have been tremendous budget cuts in Georgia, which have resulted in

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