Meet Tera Fisher, one of CLD’s Community Advisory Council (CAC) members!
Tera is one of the newest CAC members, joining the Council at this year’s annual meeting in June 2018. She is a mother of two children with completely different disabilities. Her daughter has a permanent hip displasia and her son has Aspergers Syndrome. Tera… more »
Meet Paige McKay Kubik, one of CLD’s Community Advisory Council (CAC) members!
Paige has been a member of the CAC since June 2016. She joined the Frazer Center in January 2014 as Chief Executive Officer. Founded in 1949, Frazer Center is an Atlanta nonprofit that fosters inclusive communities where children and adults, with and without… more »
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 »
The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) is leading a series of Parent Academies that are focused on caregivers of children, ages three to five, who demonstrate persistent challenging behaviors. The goal of the Academies is to teach participants about positive behavior and visual supports strategies that will prepare them to address their child’s challenging… more »
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 »
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 »
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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 »
The deadline for proposals for the 2014 Georgia Association for Positive Behavior Support Conference has been extended until October 1, 2014. The conference is scheduled for December 3rd – 4th, 2014 and will be held at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. This year we will have larger rooms and a cap on attendance.
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 »