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Kayla's Corner - What Issues Matter to Me

Kayla's Corner - What Issues Matter to Me
Hello, everyone! Thank you for keeping up with my progress as an intern at GCDD. Since my last post, so much has taken place. I know I told you all last time about how my schedule was about to change due to my participation in the legislative session. Well, after trying it out, I realized that...

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March is National Developmental Disibilities Awareness Month!

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is proud to recognize March as Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month. The goal for this month is to create awareness about developmental disabilities, teach the importance of inclusion within every aspect of life and to share the...

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Critics say expanded special needs voucher program too broad

Critics say expanded special needs voucher program too broad
Advocates argue that a proposal to expand a special needs scholarship program needs to be refined. The bill's sponsor, state Sen. Renee Unterman (in red), makes the case for the proposal. Stanley Dunlap/Georgia Recorder by Stanley Dunlap, February 27, 2020 Forsyth County’s Melissa Fonzo...

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Governor Kemp makes zero waiver recommendations

Governor Kemp makes zero waiver recommendations
Headline Teaser: The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities is worried about a lack of state funding this year. the organization says previous administrations recommended 200 medical waivers to be funded each year. But for the first time in a decade, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has made...

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