December, 2013

American Lung Association in Michigan Begins a New Project to Promote Tobacco-Free Living for Persons with Mental Illness in Northwest Michigan

Efforts Supported by Expanding Smokefree Communities, Community Transformation Grant Program...One of only five grants funded across the U.S.

Disability Network Provides Opportunity: Kate’s Story

KateMeet Kate. First and foremost, Kate describes herself as a woman, a mother to her companion dog, Candy, and partner to her best friend, Todd. Kate is an advocate, volunteer, and an active member of Disability Network’s Advocacy Council ...

Tongue-Controlled Wheelchair Developed at Georgia Tech

The Myth of Average: Todd Rose at TEDxSonomaCounty

Mannequins Modeled After Individuals with Disabilities 'Because Who is Perfect?'

How We Suppress Genius and Create Learning Disability

Decoding Dyslexia to Meet Rep. Wayne Schmidt on Dec. 2: Movement Gains Momentum

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.




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