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AADD Job Fair on June 22 – Now Hiring Outreach Specialists

Each year, the number of individuals and families living with developmental disabilities served by AADD continues to grow. As we increase the number of participants in our programs, we must also grow our team of dedicated and talented professionals that support program participants to live meaningful lives, independently in the community. We are hosting a […]

AADD Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

AADD is proud to share that Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent charity evaluator, has awarded our organization its highest rating – FOUR STARS! Charity Navigator helps charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing in-depth, objective ratings and analysis of the financial health, accountability and transparency of America’s largest charities. Charity Navigator awarded AADD four out […]

Students Host Birthday Party for AADD Participants

On April 11, students in the Program for Global Citizenship at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School sponsored and hosted a party for AADD participants who are children with March and April birthdays. The students raised funds to cover the cost of the party and treated the guests of honor and their families to a fun-filled evening of crafts, […]

Summer Concert Series Tickets on Sale Now

AADD is excited to be the beneficiary of Atlanta Plays It Forward’s summer concert series, “Sunday Kind of Groove.” Bring your picnic and get ready to dance at a series of six concerts this summer that will support AADD’s mission to create options for a meaningful life with individuals and families living with developmental disabilities. […]

Emergency Donations for Fire Victims

A young Atlanta woman needs your help. “Emily” is a young single mother of two, a one and a two-year-old. She’s also expecting her third child in the next few months. Emily is living with several developmental disabilities and receives support services from All About Developmental Disabilities in order to live a meaningful life independently […]

AADD Job Fair on March 23 – Now Hiring Outreach Specialists

Each year, the number of individuals and families living with developmental disabilities served by AADD continues to grow. As we increase the number of participants in our programs, we must also grow our team of dedicated and talented professionals that support program participants to live meaningful lives, independently in the community. We are hosting a […]

Celebrating a Successful Day at the Capitol: ABLE Advocacy Day Recap

We had a fantastic turnout for ABLE Advocacy Day at the Capitol on February 24, 2016 with more than 50 self-advocates, family members and representatives from the Georgia ABLE Coalition in attendance. Participants were welcomed by ABLE Act (HB 768) lead author, Rep. Lee Hawkins (R-Gainesville), before spending the morning learning more about the ABLE Act, how to […]

Get Prepared and Gain Confidence with AADD Advocacy Training

AADD offers free advocacy training to build a larger base of citizens interested in making a positive change in Georgia. Advocating for and with persons with disabilities can help: Increase funding for research and evidence-based programs Obtain needed education, employment and health services Secure civil rights through the legislative and judicial process Influence local governments, businesses and organizations to provide […]

Feb. 24 is ABLE Advocacy Day at the Capitol – Register Now! Plus, click to learn about Advocacy Webinars!

ABLE ADVOCACY DAY AT THE CAPITOL February 24, 2016 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM ABLE Advocacy Day at the Capitol is an opportunity to educate legislators on the ABLE legislation and how it impacts people with disabilities. Join others in advocating why the ABLE legislation is important to your family. Learn about and understand the […]

Accepting Applications for Partners in PolicyMaking

It’s time to apply for AADD’s Partners in PolicyMaking program. Partners in PolicyMaking is a national advocacy training program that AADD has been providing for 25 years.  The training has evolved over the years from a nine-month program to a two-month program.  The program covers 50 hours of training that uses a combination of a retreat, day-long sessions, and […]