May, 2012

Autism Resource Network Parent Meeting May 16

Veterans Update - May 2012

Jason Allen, Sr. Deputy Director for Veterans Affairs (state of Michigan) hosts informative discussion with key governmental officials on resources and benefits afforded to veterans. The guest for the May program is Richard V. Briggs Jr., Manager of the Veteran ...

Bullying and Youth with Disabilities and Special Health Needs

Children with disabilities—such as physical, developmental, intellectual, emotional, and sensory disabilities—are at an increased risk of being bullied. Any number of factors— physical vulnerability, social skill challenges, or intolerant environments—may increase the risk. Research suggests that some ...

Days Inn and Suites in Traverse City Creates Pool Access for ALL Guests

By Judy King

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service Representatives Available to Help

Do You Know a Child who has Problems in  School due to Disability Related Behaviors?

The Blade Runner

Free Webinar May 22: “How Tobacco Use Disparately Affects People with Disabilities”

The Michigan Department of Community Health Tobacco Section announces a free webinar titled “How Tobacco Use Disparately Affects People with Disabilities” on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST.  Please see the flyer for information ...

Traverse Area Community Sailing Presenting to Parent Network on May 9

Theater Creates a Welcoming Space for Individuals with Autism

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Traverse Area District Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is Endangered

My name is Bonnie Newhouse and I’ve been a resident of East Bay Township for the past 35 years.  Forthe past 8 years, I’ve worked at Disability Network/Northern Michigan serving as both Information and Referral Coordinator and ...

Cinco De Maris on May 5th to Assist Local Teen Fighting Leukemia

Fernando Ortega Performance Benefits Freedom Builders & Traverse Bay Christian School

Fernando Ortega will perform in concert to benefit Freedom Builders and Traverse Bay Christian School on Saturday,  May 19th, at Bay Pointe Community Church, at 7:30pm. Tickets are $25 or $15 and are available at WLJN, Bay Pointe ...




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