SpotlightsSpotlights SPOTLIGHTS ARCHIVE VIEW TEXT-ONLY LISTING OF SPOTLIGHTS HERE Meet Dr. N’faly Keita, a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Catalyst Trainee! CLD Title Changes: 2022 CLD New-Hires: 2022 Spenser Norris Named New Project Manager for IDEAL Program African American History Month 2022 Birth Defects Prevention Month Jan 4 - World Braille Day Georgia Association for Infant Mental Health CAC Spotlight - Doug Beighley CLD Spotlight - Cara Davis National Family Caregiver's Month Two CLD DrPH Students Receive Grants GAIPSEC Receives 'Access to Education' Award LEND Spotlight - Catherine Citta LEND Audiology for Children CLD Spotlight - Kurt Vogel LEND Spotlight - Adalis Ball Disability Employment Awareness Month CAC Spotlight - Eric Jacobson Early SPOTS Addresses Shortage of Early Intervention Personnel MCH Catalyst: Graduate Certificate Program IDEAL Giving Day 2021 Using Mixed-Reality Simulation to Train School-based Mental Health Professionals GSU Team Uses ECHO® Approach to Train Physicians Caring for Adults with IDD during Pandemics and Emergencies CLD Spotlight - Michelle Quintero Faculty Announced for 2021 LEND Program 10 Things to Know About Deaf Awareness Month September is Suicide Prevention Month Expanding the Disabilities Network's Access to COVID 19 Vaccines CLD Receives $4million for CARE Program CLD & CDC Addressing Disability Health Disparities In Georgia LEND Spotlight - Zoe Aaron CAC Spotlight - Amy Ambrose National Non-Profit Day CLD Spotlight - Darien Todd Dr. Erin Vinoski Thomas Appointed Associate Director of CLD Dr. Emily Graybill - New CLD Director National Immunization Awareness Month Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 31! CLD Launches COVID Vaccine Confidence Initiative June is PRIDE Month! CLD Director Retires after 12 Years June '21 - Alzheimers & Brain Awareness Month May '21 - Mental Health Awareness Month April '21 - Autism Awareness Month CLD Spotlight - Kathy Harlan March '21 - Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month CBS46 Vaccine Team Q&A - Interview with Dr. Vinoski Thomas CLD Student Worker Receives Leadership Award African American History Month 2021 CLD Spotlight - Natasha De Veauuse Brown GSU/Emory Get $600k To Train Nursing Homes on COVID-19 Response Birth Defects Prevention Month Affiliate Spotlight - Sonia Sanchez-Alvarez International Day of Persons with Disabilities Affiliate Spotlight - Mariana Ortiz-Padilla National Special Education Day MCH Leadership Collaborative - Fall 2020 CLD Spotlight - Raynell Washington Eat Smart Month - Nov 2020 IDEAL - Empowering Expression Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports Award National Stress Awareness Day 2020 CLD Director Receives disABILITY Leadership Award Trainee Spotlight - John Olmstead National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2020 GAO's Voter Protection Hotline Now Open! CAC Spotlight - Claire Dees Hispanic Heritage Month LEND Spotlight - Darien Todd CLD Grad Students Receive Grants SEPSEA Recognizes CLD Staff with Annual Award CLD Year in Review CLD COVID-19 Response 30th Anniversary of the ADA LEND Spotlight - Jessica Watson Humphrey Fellowship Program May is Mental Health Month Positive Behavior Support Training for Families Autism Acceptance Month COVID-19 Georgia DPH CLD Spotlight - Erin Vinoski-Thomas CAC Spotlight - Marian Jackson Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2020 LEND Spotlight - Rasheera Dopson African American History Month Affiliate Spotlight - Mattie Jordan CAC Spotlight - Sheetul Wall Staff Spotlight - Susanna Miller-Raines Birth Defects Prevention Month Universal Human Rights Month Friendships & Dating National Family Caregivers Month IDEAL Special Olympics Fundraiser Night National Campaign on Disability Employment Results of Mental Health First Aid Training Dr. Vinoski Thomas Returns to CLD as newest Research Assistant Professor Mindfulness-Parenting Education: Results of a Pilot Program Importance of Executive Function Development in Preschoolers Emmaus House Takes a Mindfulness Journey An Interview with Andrew “Andy” Roach, PhD CLD's 10th Year Anniversary Events Postsecondary Graduation - Inaugural Classes In Review - 2019 Autism Conference & Expo CLD Featured in Georgia Project AWARE Digest IDEAL Program Graduates Recognized for Achievements This Spring Julie Weatherly - Requirement to Conduct FBAs, Develop and Implement BIPs Dr. Emily Graybill Recognized in Exceptional Service Award Taelor Moran in TOP 20 Nationwide of MHFA Trainers! Mental Health Awareness Month 2019 Autism Awareness Month 2019 Film Screening - Intelligent Lives - 10th Anniversary Event Developmental Disability Awareness Month 2019 CAC Spotlight - Yvette Pegues Take the Wireless RERC Survey! Gaelynn Lea - 10th Anniversary Lecture Series Event Tawara Goode - 10th Anniversary Public Lecture Gaelynn Lea in Concert - 10th Anniversary Lecture Series Event Staff Spotlight - Taelor Moran Staff Spotlight - Brian Barger CLD Co-Hosts 11th GAPBS Conference CAC Spotlight - Danny Housley Dr. Daniel Crimmins - 10th Anniversary Public Lecture Dr. David Satcher - 10th Anniversary Public Lecture CLD Staff Recognized in Delta’s Autism Worldport Tour Program Staff Spotlight - Miyah Sundermeyer CAC Spotlight - Tera Fisher CAC Spotlight - Paige McKay Kubik Our Voices: Makenzie Suttles Staff Spotlight - Josephine Mhende AUCD Strongly Opposes Family Separation CAC Spotlight - Kate Brady Is My Teen's Behavior Typical? Staff Spotlight - Spenser Norris CAC Spotlight - Nandi Isaac Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month - De'onte Brown Affiliate Spotlight - Niklas Vollmer Developmental Disability Awareness Month 2018 CAC Spotlight - Brandy Locchetta Staff Spotlight - Gereen Francis Georgia State University Partners with Lady Gaga MVMPMB Concludes Fifth Cohort AUCD in Response to NPR's "Abused and Betrayed" Series Hurricane Relief & Assistance Georgia Libraries for Accessible Services Photography Exhibit March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month CLD & Emmaus House Partner On Mindfulness Initiatives AUCD & CLD Announces Inaugural Leadership Academy GAPBS Draws Record Number for 9th Annual Conference Community Advisory Council Honored in Washington, DC Broadening Our Understanding of ASD in Girls - Kate Forster CLD Offers Parent Academies to Caregivers Across Georgia CLD/GaTech Partners on $4.6 Million Grant Health Disparities Research within HIV/AIDS and Disability Populations CLD funded $3 Million for LEND Program UCEDD Consortium to Develop Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan CLD Director Presents at World Congress Conference in Australia USDA Forestry Service Autism Grant $2.5 Million Federal Grant Will Expand College Access For Georgia Students with Intellectual Disabilities Load more RETURN TO NEWS/EVENTS Contact UsAddress Center for Leadership in Disability Urban Life Building 140 Decatur Street SE Suite 140 Atlanta, GA 30303 View Map Reach Out 404-413-1289 404-413-1563 [email protected] Follow Us Join our Mailing List!