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Making a Difference Spring Issue has Sprung!

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Explore Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities' (GCDD) website for Making a Difference, its quarterly magazine focused on developmental disabilities!

The  interactive website features easy navigation with articles of interest by topic; a dedicated page for the current issue that displays all the great articles; more videos, calendar of events and more.

And, with accessibility always at top of mind, the website is designed to be accessible to all who use assistive technology. The magazine is now also available in PDFs, Large Print, and Audio in both English and Spanish.

See what's in the latest issue of Making a Difference - Spring 2022

The issue offers an Official Recap of Georgia’s 2022 Legislative Session, "Expert Update," Parent advocate Shelley Spivey talks to Making a Difference about tips for engaging in advocacy in the "off season" when the legislature is not in session, by creating change where you are. The GCDD’s COVID-19 Initiatives & Updates article provides the latest information on resources, COVID-19 vaccine clinics and assistance, and GCDD's activities throughout Georgia. With summer approaching, read Tips for Finding the Right Summer Camp for your Child with Developmental Disabilities. The issue also continues its Self-Advocacy Spotlight; a profile on self-advocate Michael Housel and much more!

About the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities:
The mission of GCDD is to advance social change, public policy and innovative practices that increase opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to thrive where they live, learn, work, play and worship in Georgia’s communities. www.gcdd.org


Making a Difference is a quarterly magazine published online by the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) in both English and Spanish. GCDD uses Making a Difference to advocate and educate various audiences about critical issues affecting people with developmental disabilities and to promote activities and create opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to exercise their right to live, learn, work, play and worship in Georgia communities. Sign up to receive Making a Difference magazine digitally by clicking the link below and see past issues in the archived magazines at the bottom of this page.

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