Category Archives: Technology

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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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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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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Accelerated Change?

by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator After mentioning Sherry Heyl in the previous blog entry, I was tempted to turn to her blog, at Concept Hub, Inc., to supplement some of the ideas that had been on my mind. Her … Continue reading

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What’s a Hoot? HootSuite, of Course!

Back in June, we signed up for HootSuite, another great social networking tool that I feel we haven’t used to its greatest potential.

If you’re unfamiliar, allow me to explain: HootSuite gives you the opportunity to integrate all of your various social networks (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, etc.), and check out RSS feeds from your friends on each. It’s very similar to TweetDeck (designed by Twitter), in which you can see, in a simple interface, whom you follow, who’s following you, and all the latest tweets your friends have made.

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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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How Jazz & Poetry Can Enhance Your Nonprofit

When love beckons to you, follow him,
Though his ways are hard and steep.
And when his wings enfold you yield to him,
Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.

I feel that Georgia Community Support and Solutions’ ideals, ultimately, are based in love. Continue reading

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This is a Job for…Danger Woman!

Someone I know personally in the “disabled” community, who is nevertheless high-functioning, sometimes refers to herself as Danger Woman. I’ll decline to mention her real name here out of confidentiality, but if you search for “Danger Woman” on Google or any major search engine, chances are many results will appear. Continue reading

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No Twitter?! Heaven Forbid!

Earlier this morning, I had been using our list of Twitter followers to compile a spreadsheet of autism/disability support organizations in Georgia.

While in the process, a thought occurred to me: how much traffic is Twitter actually bringing us? Continue reading

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Artificial Reality…

A number of artificial intelligence programs are in the works now, designed to do everything from chatting, to saving appointments, to telling jokes. Continue reading

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