February, 2015


Tax Incentives Encourage Employment of People with Disabilities & Promote Accessibility

The Internal Revenue Code includes several provisions aimed at making businesses more accessible to people with disabilities. The following provides general – non-legal – information about three of the most significant tax incentives.


  • Small Business Tax Credit (Internal Revenue Code Section 44 ...

Finding my Voice: Faith's Story

Faith with her friend Nancy at Petoskey State Park BeachBefore Faith began volunteering for Disability Network, she lacked confidence and didn't have many social connections. “I got out, but it was minimal. I was always quiet, and never felt like I was really needed,” she said. Now, Faith ...

Disability Network Hopes to Raise $42,660 to Make 4 Beaches Accessible by Summer 2015

3 individuals who use wheelchairs and a young lady who is blind gather on the new ADA Walk at Clinch Park Beach in Traverse City.Disability Network is excited to announce this year's Beach Access Projects as part of their Access for Everyone Campaign. The 501c3 nonprofit hopes to raise a total of $42,660 to make four beaches accessible by Summer 2015 to ...

Student Conference Teaches LIFE Skills & Inspires Youth

Mo chatting with a male student, along with a teacher and his service dog. The annual regional LIFE Student Transition Conference welcomed approximately 280 high school students with disabilities from 17 schools in Northern Michigan on December 9, 2014.

Strangers Assume My Girlfriend is My Nurse

By Shane Burcaw

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease


This short three minute video describes the progression of Alzheimer's Disease—how it damages the brain and how it affects behavior—in a simple, clear way. Every family caregiver should watch this to better understand what is happening with ...

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