Center for Leadership in Disability does extensive work in areas that help people with disabilities and their families lead happier lives. Follow the links below to learn more about these programs.
The Summer Institute on Theology and Disability (SITD) brings together academics, theologians, practitioners and others – people with and without labeled disabilities – to explore the inclusive intersections of theology and disabilities. Entering its sixth year, the Summer Institute crates a significant space for thought-and-practice leadership in this rapidly… more »
It has been 15 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a landmark decision known as the Olmstead Decision. Two Georgia citizens, Lois Curtis and the late Elaine Wilson, who both spent a large majority of their lives receiving services inside of a state institution made the decision that they wanted to out of… more »
The Children’s Freedom Initiative (CFI) is a collaborative effort to ensure that children who live in facilities are given the chance to live with permanent, loving families. We are a coalition of advocates dedicated to creating a Georgia in which no child resides in a facility.
The CFI is supported by the Georgia Developmental Disabilities… more »
Person-centered planning is a process that empowers people with and without disabilities to know that the possibilities of their goals can become realities of their future. The process uses people’s gifts and talents to put them in charge of defining the direction for their lives. This focus ultimately leads to greater inclusion as valued members… more »