May is Mental Health Month. This year, Mental Health First Aid USA is taking the opportunity to spread information on social media about how mental illness and addiction affect some key populations — and what we ALL can do to help. Because anyone, anywhere can… more »
Building Self-Determination Through Inclusive Extracurricular Programs, republished by SAGE Journals and authored by two of the Center for Leadership in Disability’s faculty members: Emily Graybill, PhD, and Andrew Roach, PhD. Erin Vinoski is also an author of the article.
Building Self-Determination Through Inclusive Extracurricular Programs explains how extracurricular activities provide students a range of rich experiences… more »
In 2011, the Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University received the Georgia Autism Planning Grant to begin the work, with an Advisory Council, to structure and organize stakeholder input, and create a plan that would capture recommendations for creating high-quality, family-centered, comprehensive, coordinated systems of services and supports that would be accessible… more »
Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS) exhibits its first photography-based art exhibition – “Just Kids”, a documentary and portraiture style look into the lives of families and their loved ones who have an intellectual or developmental disability.
The “Just Kids” exhibit, created by photographer Ryan Johnson, who served as community support specialist at the… more »
The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) is partnering with Emmaus House, a ministry that provides education, assistance and advocacy in the Peoplestown community, to lead mindfulness initiatives for three programs that focus on children, youth, and parents in Atlanta neighborhood.
The collaboration is the result of a $50,000 grant from Trinity Church… more »