The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at Georgia State University (GSU) since 2008. CLD is located within the Center for Healthy Development and the School of Public Health. Our mission is to translate research into sustainable community practices that contribute to independent, self-determined, inclusive, and productive lives for people with disabilities and their families.


LEND Spotlight - Rasheera Dopson

Meet Rasheera Dopson, a LEND trainee!

Rasheera started the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) course in August 2019 and it so far says it… more »

CAC Spotlight - Sheetul Wall

Meet Sheetul Wall, one of CLD’s Community Advisory Council (CAC) members!

Sheetul Wall is our current Community Advisory Council Chairperson. Sheetul has been a member… more »