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Georgia State University Center for Leadership in Disability Community Advisory Council Honored in Washington, DC

The Community Advisory Council (CAC) of the Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) at Georgia State University (GSU) was awarded the 2016 Council on Community Advocacy (COCA) Award by the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) at its annual Honors Celebration in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, December 6th.

The AUCD COCA Award was presented… more »

Broadening Our Understanding of ASD in Girls ~ by Kate Forster

It is widely accepted that boys are four to five times more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than girls are, and that for children at the high-functioning end of the spectrum, the gender ratio is estimated to be 10 to 1. However, little is known about why this is the case… more »

Center for Leadership in Disability Partners with Georgia Tech’s Center on Advanced Communications Policy on $4.6 Million Grant

The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) at Georgia State University has partnered with Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP) on a recently awarded $4.625 million grant to support research and development of wireless devices and technologies for people with disabilities.

This five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and… 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 »

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 »

Georgia Legislature Awards $100K to Inclusive Post-secondary Education

Posted On April 14, 2014
Categories News, Youth Leadership

The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) and the Georgia Inclusive Post-secondary Education Consortium (GAIPSEC) are pleased to announce that the state legislature has allocated an additional $100,000 in funds for inclusive Post-secondary Education (PSE) programs at Georgia colleges and universities for FY 2015. The funds will be used to support existing programs and increase… more »

Renowned Scholar in Child Maltreatment Joins Georgia State

Posted On February 26, 2014
Categories News

Mark Chaffin, a pre-eminent scholar in child maltreatment, parenting, implementation science and services for disadvantaged and populations with disabilities has accepted a Second Century Initiative (2CI) faculty position at the Georgia State University School of Public Health.

A sought-after speaker nationally and internationally, and scientific reviewer for several federal agencies, Chaffin has published more than… more »