Mon, Jan 22|
GCDD *VIRTUAL TRAINING* IPSE Advocacy Day
Join GCDD for their VIRTUAL TRAINING to prepare for the IPSE Advocacy Day!
Time & Location
Jan 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
About the Event
This is the VIRTUAL TRAINING event for self-advocates and their supporters to prepare for the IPSE Advocacy Day.
Background: Georgia has been leading the way in advocating for Inclusive Post Secondary Education programs. Currently, Currently, Georgia has nine schools supporting people with intellectual disabilities (ID) to go to school in Georgia. These programs serve as a pipeline for future skilled and talented candidates with disabilities in Georgia to learn skills and get education that can help them to enter the workforce and/or live independently after college.
Last year our community advocated to the General Assembly that there needed to be a state-supported IPSE scholarship to help make these opportunities more affordable. The general assembly heard us and listened to what we advocated about and they created a scholarship that has greatly helped our community.