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April of 2014, within a year living in Georgia, Brenda Liz (Bren) Muñoz met
Stacey Ramirez, former Director for Individual and Family Support Services at
the Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD), School of Public Health at
Georgia, and currently the new State Director for The ARC of Georgia. It was a
powerful kindred connection, and two weeks later they were working on a medical
textbook chapter on cultural and linguistic competence and life span services,
opportunities and supports for individuals, families and communities living
with intellectual and developmental disabilities edited by renowned author and developmental
pediatrician Dr. Leslie Rubin and et al.