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Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Epidemic Order Update

New MDHHS Epidemic Order 

On January 13, 2021, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) updated its epidemic order today to allow re-opening of additional activities where Michiganders can remain masked and socially distanced, as this has ...

Whitmer Vetoes Emotional Support Animal Bill

Whitmer Vetoes Emotional Support Animal Bill That Places Limits in Michigan

On December 30, 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer vetoed House Bill 4910 that created additional requirements for individuals seeking reasonable
housing accommodation for emotional support animals.

Bay Area Transportation Authority Offers Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Link On-Demand NEMT+ 

Press Release | January Peer Support Events

Disability Network Supports Inclusive Community

Peer support is one of the core services at Disability Network. Who better knows the issues that individuals face than another person with a disability. We strive to support engagement and relationship building as peer ...

Press Release | December Peer Support Events

Disability Network Supports Inclusive Community

Peer support is one of the core services at Disability Network. Who better knows the issues that individuals face than another person with a disability. We strive to support engagement and relationship building as peer ...

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Extends Epidemic Order

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has extended by 12 days the epidemic order that restricts indoor social gatherings and other group activities. The additional 12 days will allow the department to determine the full impact of ...

Community Connections | Winter eNewsletter

Together We Give

Disability Network is putting our own spin on Giving Tuesday this holiday season with Together We Give. Together We Give is a fundraising campaign that runs from November 1st through December 31st, 2020, that empowers you to ...

Press Release | Together We Give

Disability Network Empowers Community Awareness

Celebrating Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, stay safe for the health of your friends and family. 

The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate at home with the people you live with. Gatherings with family and friends who do not live with ...

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Issues Three Week Epidemic Order

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued a new emergency order today that enacts a three-week pause targeting indoor social gatherings and other group activities in an effort to curb rapidly rising COVID-19 infection rates.

A Precedent-Setting Win for Michiganders with Disabilities

Michiganders with disabilities achieved a major victory in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in NCLEJ’s Waskul v. Washtenaw County Community Mental Health case.

Plaintiffs, individuals with developmental disabilities and the Washtenaw Association for Community Advocacy, a non-profit organization that ...

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We All Have A Story

Americans with Disabilities Act Celebration eNewsletter

Peer Support and Advocacy are two of Disability Network’s core services. We are helping people with disabilities live fully engaged and self-directed lives every day.  According to Disability ...

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