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7th of September 2017

Emergency Preparations – Hurricane Irma

With Hurricane Irma making its way up the Eastern Coast, Georgia and South Carolina residents need to look ahead to ensure their safety before the storm gets to us. This is even more important for persons with disabilities who require additional support, resources or time to get to a safe location. Walton Options will continue […]

28th of August 2017

Meet the Team – Gaylon from Employment Services

Walton Options is very fortunate to have a wonderful set of individuals who daily contribute to the services and projects that we offer our consumers. Our staff and volunteers are at the heart of what makes Walton Options tick. Which is why we want to introduce the team to you! This month, we sat down […]

24th of August 2017

Do you have a Ticket to Work Question?

The Ticket to Work Program was created by the Social Security Administration to offer those who receive disability benefits with the opportunity to get into or back to the work place in a way that benefits everyone. Sometimes we get questions about the Ticket to Work and how we at Walton  Options can work with […]

17th of August 2017

Take Your Legislator to Work Day is Back in Georgia!

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is excited to announce the return of Take Your Legislator to Work Day! This is a month-long event that takes place in October to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Registration is now open! The earlier you register, the easier scheduling will be with your legislators!  GCDD’s […]

26th of July 2017

Happy Anniversary ADA

Today we mark the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) being signed into law. On this day in 1990, President George Bush sat next to Justin Dart, Rev. Harold Wilkie, Sandra Parrino, Evan Kemp, and Chairman as he signed the ADA into Law. During his speech, he remarked: “Let the shameful wall of […]

19th of July 2017

Making Your Voice Heard – Technology Making Advocacy Easier

In today’s world there is a wide range of technology available – tools, gadgets and apps just to name a few. But did you know that some of these apps have been designed to help you have a voice? And not just any voice, but an advocate’s voice in the decision making of your nation, […]

15th of June 2017

Independent Life Skills Training – Summer Series 2017

Do you want to work on your independence? Do you want to take control of the direction you want to go to live independently? Are you interested in learning life skills like money-management? Healthy living? Living in your own place? Do you want to work? Return to work? Or sustain your current job Do you […]

14th of June 2017

Gaining Preparedness Skills (GPS) Training – Summer 2017

Join us for the Summer GPS Training Series designed for persons with disabilities as they look to enter the workforce and gain effective skills. Gaining Preparedness Skills (GPS) training is designed to assist persons with disabilities in obtaining job readiness skills necessary to enter the workforce through enhancement of soft skills that emphasize interacting with […]

Governor Deal announces launch of Georgia STABLE

Press Release from the Office of the Governor, June 14, 2017 Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the launch of Georgia STABLE, a tax-free savings program for eligible individuals with disabilities. The program is administered by the Georgia Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program Corporation, established through legislation signed in 2016. The Georgia ABLE Act […]

31st of May 2017

Calling All Potential 2017 MVP Community Award Nominees!

Today we are excited to announce that nominations for the 2017 MVP Community Awards are open to the public. That’s right! If you know a business, organization, government official, action group or individual who you think is working to create a more inclusive community for persons with disabilities in the CSRA then we want to […]

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