Category Archives: Professionalism

It’s in the Squag™: Parents of Teens with Autism Take Note!

by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator DISCLAIMER: Georgia Community Support and Solutions is not affiliated with or funded by Squag.com, or Squag.org Inc.; the opinions expressed here are the views of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views … Continue reading

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Lives Cut Short: Why are Suicides Common in People with Developmental Disabilities?

by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator Is suicide an issue of concern among families of people with developmental disabilities?  If recent headlines and past recorded incidents are any indication, the answer is yes.  One recent article spoke of a particularly … Continue reading

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Are There Jobs for People with Disabilities? (A Look at the MENA Career Expo)

On Wednesday, October 6, people receiving services from GCSS’ EmployABILITY program, along with several employees, attended the 2010 MENA (Metropolitan Employment Networking Association) Disability-Diversity Resources/Career Expo at the AT&T Midtown 2 Building.

Among the organizations represented were the Georgia Department of Labor, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and DeKalb Workforce Development. Continue reading

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The Opinions of this Blogger Do Not Necessarily Reflect the Opinions of GCSS

Based on my previous entry, there’s one more thing I should clear up: I occasionally express personal opinions in this blog that are not representative of Georgia Community Support and Solutions as a whole. Continue reading

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Objection, Your Honor! Relevance? (A Reflection on the Blog and Social Media)

As you can see by the picture above, there are some out there who are cynical about blogging in general. While I’m not necessarily one of these people, I do see their point in some instances.

Recently, someone in our organization noted that a few of the blog entries I’d written seemed a bit “off topic.” While the critique wasn’t highly specific… Continue reading

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Thoughts On: “Are You an Answer or a Question?”

William Reichard, of Marcana Internet Marketing Guides, writes in his blog on September 22, “Are You An Answer or a Question?”

One of the difficulties we’ve had at Georgia Community Support and Solutions is reaching a wider “audience.” Whether it’s to promote one of our events, to let people know about our services, or to simply network with other organizations, we’re still experimenting with the best methods as to how to do that. Continue reading

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Feature: What Does the Phrase “Spin Sucks” Mean?

In recent months, I have continuously referred to one of my favorite blogs, The Fight Against Destructive Spin, a.k.a. “Spin Sucks,” for inspiration, as well as help in getting our name out there. Continue reading

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Help! You Know I Need Someone…

All this writing about SEO, other blogs, promotional tools, and page traffic has got me thinking – perhaps it’s time we invite a guest blogger onto this humble WordPress page? Continue reading

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Nonprofit Writer’s Block…

As I felt the urge to write a blog entry this morning, I realized I had almost no idea what to blog about.

Therefore, I once again turned to one of my personal favorite blogs, The Fight Against Destructive Spin. Continue reading

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How Criminal Minds Relates to Disability Support…

As I was pondering various professional blogs this morning, wondering what to write myself, the show Criminal Minds, on CBS, somehow came to mind…

Obviously, our organization isn’t trying to catch criminals or rescue crime victims. However…

Each of our programs, and the people who work in those departments, have different areas of expertise upon which we focus our efforts. Continue reading

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