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Real Communities Collaborates to Impact Change

Real Communities Collaborates to Impact Change
Real Communities Partnerships, the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) award-winning initiative, began as a place where people of all abilities are valued equally and are active participants in making the community better for everyone. Today, GCDD has a strong foundation of six...

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Disability in the Media – Changing for the Better?

Disability in the Media – Changing for the Better?
There is no denying that the representation of people with disabilities in the media has risen in recent times. Especially in visual media where shows like HBO’s Game of Thrones and ABC’s Speechless have cast actors with disabilities in roles that may or may not be related to their particular...

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GCDD Kicks off Second Take Your Legislator to Work Day

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) kicked off its second annual Take Your Legislator to Work Day (TYLTWD) in October 2016 to commemorate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The objective of this campaign is to raise awareness about the benefits of hiring...

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