PEERS – Summer Social Skills Program for Teens

Posted On April 17, 2019
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Curriculum Schedule

June 12, 2019:  Session 1– Introduction and Trading Information

June 17, 2019: Session 2– Two-Way Conversation

June 19, 2019: Session 3– Electronic Communication

June 24, 2019: Session 4– Choosing Appropriate Friends

June 26, 2019: Session 5– Appropriate Use of Humor

July 1, 2019: Session 6– Starting and Joining Conversations

July 3, 2019: Session… more »

10th Anniversary Public Lecture – Dr. Daniel Crimmins

Posted On April 10, 2019
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Event Title: The Continuing Evolution of Positive Behavior Support: What We Need to Do to Meet Tomorrow’s Challenges Date: December 5, 2018 – 3:45-5:00pm Location: Georgia World Congress Center


Daniel Crimmins, PhD, serves as Director of the Center for Leadership in Disability and Professor of Public Health at Georgia State University. In this position,… more »

10th Anniversary Public Lecture – Dr. David Satcher

Posted On April 10, 2019
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Event Title: Developing Leadership in the Elimination of Health Disparities Date: November 28, 2018 – 6:00-8:00pm Location: 25 Park Place, Creative Media Industries Institute

Dr. David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the US, spoke at the final session of the Maternal Child Health Leadership Seminar on Nov 28 to a group of faculty, staff, and… more »

Autism Awareness Month

Posted On April 1, 2019
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April is World Autism Month, and we’re inviting friends and neighbors around the world to come together to “pledge to go blue” to increase global understanding and acceptance of people with autism. We hope you’ll join us by pledging your support for a more inclusive world and staying involved all month long!

The twelfth annual World… more »

10th Anniversary Event – Film Screening – Intelligent Lives

Posted On March 18, 2019
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Event Title: Intelligent Lives Screening with Q&A facilitated by Dan Habib Date: March 27, 2019 – 5:00pm Location: Georgia State University, Centennial Hall Auditorium


Co-Hosted by: the Atlanta Autism Consortium, the Frazer Center, the Georgia Advocacy Office and the Georgia Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Consortium

INTELLIGENT LIVES stars three pioneering young American adults… more »


Posted On March 4, 2019
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Each March, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), partners with Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and National Disabilities Rights Network (NDRN) to create a social media campaign that highlights the many ways in which people with and without disabilities come together to form strong, diverse communities. The campaign seeks to… more »

CAC Spotlight – Yvette Pegues

Posted On February 28, 2019
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Meet Yvette Pegues, one of CLD’s Community Advisory Council (CAC) members!

Yvette has been a member of the CAC for four years. In addition to being a full-time graduate student, she has been almost exclusively involved in advocacy work since the onset of a Traumatic Brain/Spinal Cord injury 5+ years ago. After losing her career… more »

Wireless RERC Survey

Posted On January 31, 2019
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The Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University cordially invites all professionals, parents/guardians, and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to share your perspective on how wireless technology can be used in the workplace. Your responses and feedback will help mold the future role that wireless technologies and wearables can play in the… more »

10th Anniversary Public Lecture – Tawara Goode

Posted On January 16, 2019
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Event Title: Cultural Competence & Higher Education: Dilemmas, Policies, and Practices Date: February 06, 2019 – 3:00-4:15pm Location: Georgia State University, Speaker’s Auditorium

Tawara D. Goode Georgetown University Center for Child & Human Development Georgetown University Medical Center 

Co-Sponsors: Office of the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and the Office of… more »