Meet Spenser Norris, a Community Services Specialist at CLD!
Spenser started working with CLD as a graduate research assistant and Academic Transition Teacher with IDEAL at GSU in January of 2017. She was officially hired on as a staff member at CLD on June 5th, 2017. Spenser supports Inclusive Post-Secondary Education initiatives on a statewide… more »
Meet Nandi Isaac, one of CLD’s Community Advisory Council (CAC) members!
Nandi has been a member of the CAC since 2014. She likes being a part of the CAC as her goals mirror the mission of the CAC: for individuals to be employed, independent, and advocating for themselves and others. Looking back on her own… more »
Meet Molly Chung, the Administrative Assistant at CLD!
Molly joined the Center for Leadership in Disability in November of 2017, taking over the administrative duties of the office. “[I] enjoy being involved in meaningful, solution-based work”, Molly says, and loves being able to assist in furthering the CLD’s mission. Molly was raised in Dallas, Georgia,… more »
Niklas has been involved with the Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) since piloting the Inclusive Digital Expression and Literacy (IDEAL; http://disability.publichealth.gsu.edu/ideal/) Program in 2013. He now co-directs IDEAL with Dr. Andy Roach, Associate Director of CLD. He also creates experimental documentaries and teaches filmmaking in the newly… more »
Meet Gereen Francis, a Behavior Specialist and newest staff member at CLD!
Gereen joined the Center for Leadership in Disability in November of 2017, becoming the most recent Behavior Specialist to add her expertise to the field. “I get to do what I love alongside amazing colleagues that motivate me to be a better person… more »
Foundation Mission to Train in Mental Health First Aid Comes to Atlanta
Atlanta, GA: A Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) training on November 28, 2017 with 30 DeKalb County Schools staff coincided with a visit to Atlanta by Lady Gaga as part of her Joanne World Tour. This course reached maximum capacity and all… more »
The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), a national network of federally-funded university centers and programs working to improve the quality of life of children and adults with intellectual and other disabilities, commends NPR Correspondent Joseph Shapiro and his colleagues on the NPR… more »