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Augusta dentist finds disability law provides 'level playing field'

...that's exactly the answer you will get," said Eric Jacobson, executive director of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities. "People are looking to level that playing field so they have the same opportunities as everybody else...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-26/augusta-dentist-finds-disabi
Georgia medicaid change delayed

...result in people currently on the waiver losing their eligibility,'' said Dawn Alford of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities, in her written comments on the change."Furthermore, we also want to ensure that any change which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/georgia-medicaid-change-dela
Transfers of disabled out of state-run hospitals into community homes still a problem

...did not have a confirmed psychiatric diagnosis. Eric Jacobson, the executive director of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities, said in April that the individuals being moved out of hospitals now "are the most medically fragile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-24/transfers-disabled-still-pro
Advocacy groups for people with disabilities eye transportation projects

...of public transit systems.The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Statewide Independent Living Council...deputy executive director of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities.Brian Mosley, an employee of Walton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-07-26/advocacy-group
Biz Bits

...Calhoun Real Estate Co. AMANDA HOLLIMONAward/honor: Named the top listing agent for April for Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Co. GENIECE MCCOYAward/honor: Elected as a member of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2013-05-23/biz-bits
Official is accused of stealing $60,000

...a fictitious vendor, contracts and invoices which became the largest contractor for the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities. Despite the name, the agency is independent of the governor's office. It was created in 1995 to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/11/met_514286.shtml
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Meeting to focus on shift

...won't be able to move to new positions providing community support, however. When the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities opens its meeting today in Augusta, the impact of what is being called the Olmstead Decision is expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/09/met_395576.shtml
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Forum for disabled ponder halting budget cuts

...Independent Living and the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities. One topic was the Independent Care Waiver...Independent Living and the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities' next forum will be held at 6 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/05/met_430396.shtml
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Changes to Medicaid enrollment cut care for special needs children

...and medical day care to medically fragile children, said Pat Nobbie, the deputy director of Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities.Service rates were changed from a bundled rate, which paid for medically prescribed services and basic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-04-19/changes-medicaid-enrollment-c
Disabled gain advocates

...they have some kind of disability," said Eric Jacobsen, the executive director of the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities, one of the driving forces behind the summit. Georgia has budgeted for 54 waivers that would allow Medicaid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/25/met_4446.shtml
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