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Disability Network Northern Michigan Peer Support Groups and Summer Events

Disability Network Northern Michigan based in Traverse City has several Peer Support Groups and events going through summer into the fall season.  Starting with the Men’s and Women’s Support Groups every Monday and even virtual Quarantine Cooking on ...

Supporting Successful Youth Transition to Adulthood

Self-Advocacy

by Disability Network Community Resource Specialist Nicole Miller

 

Working with Disabilities

The Challenges and Benefits of Remote Work

by Disability Network Employment Specialist John Burtrum

People with disabilities are often a very undervalued and unused resource for local employers. They represent a great untapped talent pool that many more employers should consider when recruiting and ...

Arcadia Dunes Trails

Two Hidden Gems for Universal Access to Nature

by Disability Network Executive Director Jim Moore

A one hour drive out of Traverse City will take you to one of the most breathtaking views of Lake Michigan to be found anywhere ...

Going Beyond Paved Trails

Increasing Disability Access to Outdoor Recreational Opportunities

by Rowan Brady

Loneliness and Social Isolation

What is the Difference Between Loneliness and Social Isolation?

The number of older adults age 65 and older is growing, and many are socially isolated and regularly feel lonely. The coronavirus outbreak brought even more challenges due to health considerations ...

Making Community Connections

Community Connections

Stay connected. Those words mean so much more now that cold weather has moved us indoors and the pandemic has made it more challenging to connect with others.Making Community Connections is a community engagement initiative that empowers ...

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 ...

OFFICE CLOSED Thursday, Jan. 31



OFFICE CLOSED due to Winter Weather


Our office is closed today, January 30, due to winter weather. We plan to resume normal business hours tomorrow. Thank you for your understanding.

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