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Access For Everyone

About Access For Everyone

Access for Everyone is a campaign led by local individuals to ensure everyone has the ability to actively work, play and live in our community. This grassroots movement advocates for universal accessibility and provides solutions to break down the barriers that prevent people with disabilities from participating in our community.


Technical Assistance/Accessibility
We provide assistance and guidance to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and universal design.


Access and Action Team
Community members work together to create universally accessible public spaces – including parks, beaches and trails. The team provides suggestions for affordable ways to remove existing barriers and create welcoming environments. 


Accessibility Statement
Disability Network Northern Michigan is committed to making its website and eCommunication tools accessible to the widest possible audience. This website has been developed to comply under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which was enacted to eliminate barriers to information technology, to make available new opportunities for people with disabilities and to encourage the development of new technologies to help achieve these goals. This law requires that all individuals with disabilities have access to information and data comparable to that which is available to individuals without disabilities. is regularly monitored to ensure that it meets the requirements of Section 508, along with the best practices outlined by the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Accessibility Initiative, specifically (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Level A Compliance. We are diligently working to reach and maintain a higher standard of accessibility, which is Level AA Compliance of World Wide Web Consortium’s standards. Because technology changes rapidly, this is an ongoing process.

If you experience any accessibility issues in relation to this website, please contact us. Let us know which page or item you need help with and we will provide a solution that works for you within a reasonable period of time.


Questions, comments or complaints about the accessibility of our website, videos or documents can be sent to


Statement of Inclusion
At Disability Network Northern Michigan, inclusion is a universal human right for all people, regardless of race, age, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation or any other discernible quality. To be inclusive is to promote a sense of belonging, respect and value for who you are as a person. It is about equal access and opportunities for everyone. Accessible and inclusive communities provide opportunities for individual choice and inclusion is an integral part of our Independent Living philosophy. 

In the 17 counties served by Disability Network Northern Michigan, we have been, and will continue to be a place of solace, understanding and center for community resources. We are committed to promoting and protecting diversity and inclusion, within our offices, our community partners and throughout the 15 Centers for Independent Living in Michigan.

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