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 »
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 »
Georgia State University Center for Leadership in Disability Community Advisory Council Honored in Washington, DC
The Community Advisory Council (CAC) of the Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) at Georgia State University (GSU) was awarded the 2016 Council on Community Advocacy (COCA) Award by the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) at its annual Honors Celebration in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, December 6th.
The AUCD COCA Award was presented… 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 »
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 »
The Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB) has awarded the Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) at Georgia State University a five-year grant to continue its work with the Leadership in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program. The grant totals just over $3 million, and will be disbursed in equal sums yearly to support the program.
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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 »
Center for Leadership in Disability Awarded $600,000 HRSA Grant to Improve Services for Georgia’s Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder
ATLANTA—Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) is pleased to announce the award of a two-year $600,000 implementation grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The funding will support CLD in implementing the Autism Plan for Georgia (APG) with community partners with… more »
ATLANTA – The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) is proud to announce Elizabeth Weintraub will deliver the keynote address at the second installment of the My Voice. My Participation. My Board. training this Friday July 11th in Decatur.
Weintraub is a Self-Advocacy Specialist with the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) in Silver… more »