Center for Leadership in Disability
School of Public Health
The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) has been a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development and the School of Public Health at Georgia State since 2008. CLD translates research into sustainable community practices that contribute to independent, self-determined, inclusive and productive lives for people with disabilities and their families.
The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) is one of 67 University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) programs in the country funded by the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities through the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.
CLD serves as the activity hub for the Georgia Inclusive Postsecondary Education Consortium, which supports inclusive college opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout nine programs across the state of Georgia.