Faces of IDEAL
GCDD Advocacy Day Videos
Video Game Development Career Panel
Panelists include: Joe Cassavaugh - Puzzles by Joe - CEO, Designer, Engineer Zane Everett - IGDa Atlanta - Vice-Chair Dakota Ling - Primal-Screen - Senior Developer Matthew Wesdock - Mixabit LLC - Sound Designer, Owner Our moderator is Nadia, an IDEAL student with an interest in journalism. Throughout the year, IDEAL hosts career panels to help people gain insight into that panel’s industry. Due to COVID-19, we are taking this event to the virtual world and opening it up to all of you! Feel free to ask any questions in the live chat! IDEAL is a program at Georgia State University that helps students with mild intellectual disabilities pursue careers in creative media such as art, film, theatre and music. Since its start in 2016, IDEAL assists innovative students in developing their “voice” and aims to promote inclusivity on the Georgia State campus.
Mondays with Martha
Mondays with Martha: Episode 1
For our first episode of "Mondays with Martha", Martha chats with students from Georgia State University's IDEAL program, an inclusive postsecondary education (IPSE) program which provides young adults with disabilities the opportunity to attend college. Martha, students from the program, and a peer mentor discuss the value of IPSE programs on college campuses.
Mondays with Martha: Episode 5
During our fifth episode of "Mondays with Martha", Martha sits down with Parker Glick, the Outreach and Media Coordinator for the Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia (SILCGA), to talk about the importance of independent living and what is being done in Georgia.
Mondays with Martha: Episode 4
During our fourth episode of "Mondays with Martha", Martha sits down with Dawn Alford, the Director of Public Policy for the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities, to talk about public policy and the current state of Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) here in Georgia.
Mondays with Martha: Episode 6
During our 6th episode, Martha sits down with Mark Crenshaw, the Director of Interdisciplinary Training at Georgia State University's Center for Leadership in Disability. Mark and Martha chat about the importance of Georgia's Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program and why we need our members of Congress to sign on as co-sponsors to the Autism CARES Act of 2019.