Laura George

Laura George actively works in the field of Emergency Management design specializing in the needs of persons with disabilities. Currently she works with Portlight Strategies for their “Getting It Right” Conference and prior to that for Disability Resource Group with Nancy Duncan.  She sits on local and statewide committees from all the way from Florida to Washington D.C. and volunteers her time weekly to Project Walk Atlanta.  She actively blogs at both Caregiving.com and Aftergiving.com, and has essays in all five of the Caregiving Book Series with a sixth one due to come out soon.

Laura has been awarded the 2011 Caregiver of the Year Award for the Atlanta Region ARC – Rosalynn Carter Institute and the 2011 HomeWatch Caregivers Northeast Atlanta Region.  Along with her husband she received the 2008 South Florida CIL: Advocates of the Year- “for their commitment and hard work to enhance services for People with Disabilities.”   Though her husband has passed on, she continues the work she started with him in his memory.  Laura George can be reached via email at educateandadvocate@gmail.com.

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