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  • Part-time Job Opening in Chattahoochee County

    Are you a parent or family member of a youth/young adult with a disability or special healthcare need who is interested in working with families? Are you looking for part-time work in a casual working environment, where you can help families access disability and transition to adulthood related support and resources while expanding your own knowledge? If you live in Chattahoochee County, this might be a great job for you! More information.

  • Job Opening in Clarkston/DeKalb County

    Are you a parent or family member of a child with a disability or special healthcare need? Are you looking for part-time work in a casual working environment, where you can work to help refugee and immigrant families access support and resources while expanding your own knowledge? If you live in the Clarkston area in DeKalb County area, this might be a great job for you! Applications accepted through March 31, 2019. More...

  • Seeking Prospective Board Members

    Are you a parent, family member or professional who lives outside of Metro Atlanta interested in serving in a leadership role to make changes or improvements in Georgia for individuals with disabilities?  This volunteer opportunity may be for you.  The Parent to Parent Board of Directors is seeking prospective new Board Members through March 31st. Learn more…

  • Georgia DOE Parent Survey

    The Parent Satisfaction Survey helps the state Department of Education understand parents’ perception of their engagement between the local school and themselves.  The 2019 Parent Survey, available in English and Spanish, is open now to all families of students with disabilities in the state.  Please make your voice heard and complete the survey today. The survey will remain open through May 31, 2019.  Read more...  

  • What is a Medicaid Section 1115 waiver?

    Georgia's Governor Brian Kemp has said that his administration would request a federal waiver to seek new flexibility to use Medicaid dollars, during his first State of the State address.    Section 1115 waivers have been used in the Medicaid program to provide states an avenue to test and implement coverage approaches that do not meet federal program rules. Find out more about Section 1115 waivers here....

  • State Advisory Panel Seeks Applicants

    The Georgia Department of Education Division for Special Education Services and Supports is currently accepting applications for the State Advisory Panel for Special Education (SAP). The SAP is comprised of parents, persons with disabilities, educators and administrators who are knowledgeable about the education of all children. SAP members provide input and advice into meeting the statewide needs of students with disabilities. Application deadline is March 1, 2019. More information and...

  • What Is EVV and Why Should You Care?

    Join GCDD on Friday, September 14 at 12:00 PM for the educational webinar, “What Is EVV and Why Should You Care?” GCDD’s Public Policy Director Dawn Alford and the Center for Public Representation’s Director of Advocacy Alison Barkoff will spend the lunch hour explaining new changes to Medicaid-financed personal care services and home health care services. This will impact you if you rely on the NOW, COMP, ICWP, CCSP, or SOURCE waiver. Co-sponsored by the Statewide Independent Living Council, the Arc of Georgia, the Georgia Council on Aging, Parent 2 Parent of Georgia, the Georgia Advocacy...

  • Georgia Participant Direction Advisory Group Seeking New Members

    The Georgia Participant Direction Advisory Group (GAPD) is looking for new members who are currently receiving NOW/COMP waiver services via the participant direction model, and who are interested in educating and advocating on behalf of individuals who are considering participant direction or who are participant directing NOW/COMP waiver services. Members meet 4 times per year in Macon and have an opportunity to provide input on waiver services, processes, and disseminate information to other constituents in their region. If you are interested in participating, please review the GAPD...

  • Bipartisan bill introduced to delay EVV

    On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced a bipartisan bill to delay the implementation of a provision contained in the 21st Century Cures Act requiring States to have Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) systems in place for personal care services by January 1, 2019. The Murkowski Brown legislation would delay the new Medicaid requirement for one year, until January 1, 2020. Cosponsors of the bill include U.S. Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Patty Murray (D-WA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MI), Tina Smith (D-MN), and Rob...

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