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There are many opportunities to use leadership skills. Take a look at the opportunities below and see how you might get involved!

 

starBe a Leader In your Community

Work on an Emergency Preparedness Plan for Individuals with Disabilities

Advise on ADA Compliance

Help build an Accessible Playground

Advise Faith Communities on Inclusion of Individuals with Disabilities

Set up a Law Enforcement Training on Disability Awareness

 

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Join the Georgia PTA

Learn about your School Board

Become a Georgia Parent Mentor

Join the State Advisory Panel

Get to know your School District

 

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Meet with your legislators.

Attend legislative committee meetings and make testimony.

Take a group to Developmental Disability Day at the state capitol.

 

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starParent to Parent Opportunities

Become a Volunteer Supporting Parent

Join a P2P Navigator Team

Sponsor a Training in your area

Join our Board of Directors

  

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starYouth/Young Adult Leadership Opportunities

Association of Youth Leadership Forums (YLF) works to improve employment and independent living outcomes of youth with disabilities transitioning from high school.

 

Kids as Self Advocates (KASA) is a national project created by youth with disabilities for youth. KASA knows youth can make choices and advocate for themselves if they have the information and support they need.

 

National Consortium on Leadership and Disability (NCLD) - Youth Development and Leadership uses learning, connecting, thriving, working, and leading to guide our work. These five areas correspond with 7 of the 8 areas of emphasis listed in the Developmental Disabilities Act (employment, education, housing, recreation, health, childcare, quality assurance, and transportation.)

 

Empowering Leadership is an introduction to campus activism for students with disabilities who want to organize on campus. It includes guides on navigating disability service programs, handling discrimination, networking, accommodations and more.

 

 

starOther Opportunities

Join the Babies Can't Wait State Interagency Coordinating Council

Sit on the Georgia Council for Developmental Disabilities

Volunteer at a Non-Profit that Supports People with Disabilities