Take Your Legislator to Work Day is Back in Georgia!
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is excited to announce the return of Take Your Legislator to Work Day! This is a month-long event that takes place in October to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Registration is now open! The earlier you register, the easier scheduling will be with your legislators! GCDD’s […]
26th of July 2017
Happy Anniversary ADA
Today we mark the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) being signed into law. On this day in 1990, President George Bush sat next to Justin Dart, Rev. Harold Wilkie, Sandra Parrino, Evan Kemp, and Chairman as he signed the ADA into Law. During his speech, he remarked: “Let the shameful wall of […]
14th of June 2017
Governor Deal announces launch of Georgia STABLE
Press Release from the Office of the Governor, June 14, 2017 Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the launch of Georgia STABLE, a tax-free savings program for eligible individuals with disabilities. The program is administered by the Georgia Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program Corporation, established through legislation signed in 2016. The Georgia ABLE Act […]