DEC Position Statement on Low Birth Weight, Prematurity, and Early Intervention

The Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children has issued a new position statement about low birth weight, prematurity, and early intervention. Read more about the statement or download it on the DEC page.

New in 2017: Peggy A. Gallagher Award for Inclusion of Young Children with Special Needs

The Peggy A. Gallagher Award for Inclusion of Young Children with Special Needs was established this year to honor Dr. Peggy Gallagher, Professor Emerita of Early Childhood Special Education at Georgia State University, who has been a consistent voice in Early Childhood Special Education for over 30 years. If you know a classroom teacher who actively … Continue reading New in 2017: Peggy A. Gallagher Award for Inclusion of Young Children with Special Needs

Disability Day at the Georgia Capitol

Disability Day at the Capitol was a great success!  Over 2,000 citizens with and without disabilities gathered in a community rally to make their voices heard and to promote access, opportunity and meaningful community living for all Georgians, including young children with disabilities and their families.