Center for Leadership in Disability

Center for Leadership in Disability funded for Health Disparities Research Within HIV/AIDS and Disability Populations

The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) at Georgia State University in collaboration with the Phoenix Group Foundation has received funding from the Morehouse School of Medicine Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center (TCC) for Health Disparities Research to conduct a community-based evaluation focused on the availability and quality of HIV/AIDS prevention services for individuals with intellectual, developmental… more »

Center for Leadership in Disability funded $3 Million Grant for LEND Program

The Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB) has awarded the Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) at Georgia State University a five-year grant to continue its work with the Leadership in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program. The grant totals just over $3 million, and will be disbursed in equal sums yearly to support the program.

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USDA Forestry Service Autism Grant

Center for Leadership in Disability receives grant from USDA for autism research

Atlanta, GA. – The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD), located within the School of Public Health’s Center for Healthy Development (CHD) at Georgia State University (GSU) is pleased to announce it has received a $160,650 grant from the 2016 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest… more »

$2.5 Million Federal Grant Will Expand College Access For Georgia Students with Intellectual Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $2.5 million, five-year grant to support a consortium of universities working to improve access to higher education for students with intellectual disabilities.

The Georgia Inclusive Postsecondary Education Consortium, based at the school’s Center for… more »

ADA 25 Georgia

The American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 has profoundly changed how society views and accommodates its citizens with disabilities. The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as all others who live in the United States. The ADA is comprised of five sections… more »

Georgia Welcomes New Inclusive Postsecondary Education Programs and Prepares for More to Come

ATLANTA- Columbus State University (CSU) and East Georgia State College (EGSC) are proud to announce the inaugural classes of their inclusive postsecondary education (IPSE) programs. The Guidance and Opportunities for Academic and Leadership Success (GOALS) Program at CSU and the Creating Higher Education Opportunities to Increase College Experience (CHOICE) at EGSC are the newest IPSE… more »

Center for Leadership in Disability Receives Contract to Provide Youth Mental Health First Aid Training as Part of Georgia Project AWARE

Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) is pleased to announce to receipt of a five-year $800,000 contract from the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) to coordinate Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) Training and other professional development efforts. YMHFA is an evidence-based program designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school… more »

Dr. Lillie Huddleston

Autism Expert Dr. Lillie Huddleston Joins Center for Leadership in Disability

Dr. Lillie Huddleston will join the Georgia State University School of Public Health in January as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Promotion and Behavior in the Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD).

Huddleston will be working on two of the Center’s newest projects, serving as the lead evaluator for the Autism Plan for Georgia Implementation… more »