The CLD would like to congratulate and offer a renewed welcome to Dr. Nehemias Calel Güox. Dr. Calel is a pediatrician from Guatemala and has served the Assistant Director at the Guatemalan Institute of Social Security. His fellowship as part of the Humphrey Program is being extended through early June for a total of 12 weeks… more »
Education and Schools
Each year, March is recognized as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
In 1987 President Ronald Reagan proclaimed March Developmental Disabilities Month. Back then, the goal was to destigmatize developmental disabilities.
Many don’t realize the abilities of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). By showing examples of people with developmental disabilities thriving alongside people without, we… 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 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 »
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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 »
For more information about the pyramid model/PBIS in birth through five settings, visit:
For more information about PBIS in K-12 settings, visit: www.pbis.org http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/Positive-Behavioral-Interventions-and-Support.aspx
For more information about positive behavior support in the home, visit: http://nichcy.org/schoolage/behavior/athome
Building Strong Parent-Child Interactions… more »
CLD and the Georgia Inclusive Post-secondary Education Consortium (GaIPSEC) are pleased to announce two requests for proposals (RFP) to further grow opportunities for inclusive post secondary education (PSE) in the state of Georgia. Funds were made available for these grants through the Georgia legislature, the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) and… more »
Would you like to be a presenter for the 6th Annual Georgia Association for Positive Behavior Support Conference? We want to hear your ideas. The call for proposals for the 2013 Georgia Association for Positive Behavior Support Conference is now open. The conference is scheduled for December 4-5, 2013 and will be held at Georgia… more »
Georgia Inclusive Post-secondary Education Consortium Mission
The Georgia Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Consortium seeks to create opportunities for students who have historically not had access to post-secondary educational opportunities. Members of the Consortium are committed to providing information and training resources for individuals, families, colleges & universities, and agencies to achieve the goal of inclusive PSE opportunities for… more »
Graduate course offerings include:
Disability and Public Health. This course will address the evolving view of disability in the field of public health. Students will be introduced to a broad range of topics in order to increase their understanding of the contemporary experience of disability in America. This course will examine how intersection of education, employment… more »