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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Disability

Selecting a Long Term Care Facility

September 10, 2013

The Department of Community Health offers GaMap2Care to help you find personal care homes, nursing homes and assisted living facilities near you.

Applying for the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship

August 13, 2013

Many ways exist to help you support your child with special needs. The Department of Education provides a scholarship for children who qualify with the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program. Take a look and do some research to see if they can help you!

Dementia Task Force Wants Your Input

August 9, 2013

In a recent study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly 14.3% of older Georgians report increasing incidence of confusion or memory loss. A new state task force seeks your input to plan care for those who will later suffer dementia.

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Launches New Website

May 13, 2013

Focused on helping workers with disabilities find jobs and grow more independent, the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency last week launched its new website.

Senate Adopts Alzheimer’s Response Plan

February 18, 2013

Alzheimer’s prevention and awareness is a critical issue facing Georgia’s rapidly-expanding aging population.

October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 22, 2012

The opportunity to earn a living and be self-supporting is a broadly held goal by Americans. Unfortunately, the rate and level of employment for people with disabilities is staggeringly low. Learn how employers can foster employment opportunities and increase workplace participation for people with disabilities.

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