Center for Leadership in Disability

My Voice. My Participation. My Board.

Leadership Training for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

 

Are you a person with an intellectual or developmental disability? Have you ever been in a meeting where you had trouble understanding what was going on? Are you interested in being on a board of directors or an advisory council? Do you want… more »

Help Send GSU to GWI

 

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Georgia Winter Institute (GWI) is the antidote to systems level thinking that too often casts people with disabilities as problems to be solved. Attendees at GWI 2015 will hear from a diverse set of community leaders about how communities can become stronger by including the gifts, talents, and contributions… more »

Parent to Parent of Georgia GAPBS Scholarships

Are you a Georgia Parent who would like to come to the 2014 GAPBS Conference but are tight on funds? Apply now for one of ten Parent to Parent of Georgia Scholarships. We are extremely fortunate that Parent to Parent of Georgia will be providing ten scholarships for parents to attend the 2014 GAPBS Conference on… more »

Center for Leadership in Disability Awarded $600,000 HRSA Grant to Improve Services for Georgia’s Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

ATLANTA—Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) is pleased to announce the award of a two-year $600,000 implementation grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The funding will support CLD in implementing the Autism Plan for Georgia (APG) with community partners with… more »

Nationally Recognized Leader in Self-Advocacy to Address Board Leadership Training

ATLANTA – The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) is proud to announce Elizabeth Weintraub will deliver the keynote address at the second installment of the My Voice. My Participation. My Board. training this Friday July 11th in Decatur.

Weintraub is a Self-Advocacy Specialist with the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) in Silver… more »

2014 Annual Community Advisory Committee Retreat

Members of CLD’s Community Advisory Committee (CAC) met in Jekyll Island for a chance for new members and seasoned members to meet, share and learn how they can contribute to the organizations’s five-year plan. This annual retreat coincides with the annual Georgia Department of Education’s Institute Designed for Educating All Students (IDEAS) Conference that takes… more »

Achieving a North Star Standard in Person Centered Planning

 

Gillian Grable, Stacey Ramirez, Ryan Johnson and others facilitated large and small group sessions to help attendees reflect on the purpose and identified gifts as facilitators while utilizing the processes of person centered planning.  Participants were introduced to the North Star Standard, practice working with images, and share strategies for follow-up and supporting the champion… more »

Center for Leadership in Disability Becomes Organizational Partner of Charter for Compassion International and Compassionate Atlanta

The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) is pleased to announce that it has become an organizational partner of Charter for Compassion International. The Charter for Compassion is the realization of bestselling author and TED Prize recipient Karen Armstrong’s wish to commit to live by the principle of compassion and to influence others to do… more »

My Voice. My Participation. My Board.

Board of Directors and Council Member Training  

·       Have you ever felt like your voice was not being heard?

·       Have you ever been in a meeting where you had trouble understanding what was going on?

·       Are you interested in being on a board of directors or an advisory council?

·       Do you want… more »

2014 Youth Transition Leadership Summit a Great Success.

 

View a gallery of Summit photographs at https://flic.kr/s/aHsjW5mn8s 

The 2014 Youth Transition Leadership Summit was held on March 29th at Georgia State University’s Alpharetta Center. More that 115 parents, young adults and youth came out to meet and discuss their roles in planning their future success. 

The 2014 Youth Transition Leadership Summit is… more »