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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 »

Atlanta’s Full Radius Dance Introduce Disability and Art to “Experience of Disability in America” Students

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“Disability is not a brave struggle or ‘courage in the face of adversity.’ Disability is an art. It’s an ingenious way to live.” – Neil Marcus

Earlier this semester, representatives from Full Radius Dance of Atlanta spoke to a class of about 90 Georgia State University undergraduate students… more »

New CLD Positive Behaviors Website

Access videos to learn more about the functional behavioral assessment (FBA) and behavior intervention plan (BIP) process.

The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) has launched a new website, www.positivebehaviorvideos.org. The website includes videos that describe the positive behavior supports process, a positive behavior supports planning tool, and interventions that can… more »

CLD Director Speaks before U.S. Senate Committee

Dr. Daniel Crimmins, director of the Center for Leadership in Disability, testified on July 12 before the full U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions regarding the use of seclusion and restraint practices in schools. Crimmins, along with three fellow panel experts, spoke about the success of a Georgia rule passed two years ago… more »

MPH Alumna & Instructor Attends White House Briefing

Jessica Howell, Master of Public Health alumna and part-time instructor with the Center for Healthy Development, recently attended a White House Community Leaders Briefing as a board member of The Arc of Georgia, a non-profit organization committed to serving those with developmental disabilities. The Arc is a chapter of The Arc of the United States,… more »

MPH Alumna & Instructor Attends White House Briefing

Jessica Howell, Master of Public Health alumna and part-time instructor with the Center for Healthy Development, recently attended a White House Community Leaders Briefing as a board member of The Arc of Georgia, a non-profit organization committed to serving those with developmental disabilities. The Arc is a chapter of The Arc of the United States,… more »