November, 2013


Social Media Surgery Class to Take Place on Nov. 26

Local Tech and Social Media Geek, Michelle Hazard, will be presenting "Social Media Surgery" on Wednesday, November 26 from 2:00-4:00 pm at Michigan Works in Traverse City.

Help Get Senator Levin as a Co-Sponsor to Pass the ABLE Act

During the week of November 18th, the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) will team up with Michigan Down Syndrome Advocates to urge Senator Carl Levin to join his fellow Michigan Senator and Representatives as a cosponsor of the Achieving a ...

Rep. Wayne Schmidt to Meet with Decoding Dyslexia Parent Group Re: Education

State Representative Wayne Schmidt will be meeting with the Decoding Dyslexia Parent Group to discuss House Bill 5111. The gathering will take place on Dec. 2, 2013 at 1:00pm at Disability Network.

Parent Network to Connect with MI Alliance for Families & SEPAC on Nov. 20

Nicole Miller, local parent and advocate, will present about services available through Michigan Alliance for Families and SEPAC on Nov. 20, 2013 from 6:30-8:00 pm at Disability Network. Miller currently serves as a representative of both organizations, and ...

Northern Lakes CMH to Present at SXI Parent Network on Nov. 18

Parents, guardians, and families of individuals with Severe Multiple Impairment (SXI) are invited to learn about CMH Services specific to SXI. The parent led group will be held on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 from 7:00-8:30 pm at Disability ...

Fire Safety Class Geared Toward Helping the Hearing Impaired

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The Good Soldiers: David Finkel & Doug Stanton in Conversation with Dan Okrent



The J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project and the Columbia Journalism School present a conversation between award-winning writers David Finkel and Doug Stanton, moderated by Dan Okrent, distinguished writer and the founding Public Editor of the New York Times. Pulitzer Prize-winner ...

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Social Security Benefits to Go Up by 1.5 Percent

WASHINGTON (AP) - Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by 1.5 percent next year, the government announced Wednesday.

Set Your Sight on Healthy Vision if You Have Diabetes

If you have diabetes, your doctors most likely have told you to keep your blood sugar under control through diet, exercise, and proper medication. But did you know that you also need a dilated eye exam at least once a ...

Microsoft Uses Kinect to Interpret Sign Language from Deaf People

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