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September is National Preparedness Month

Don't wait. Communicate!  September is National Preparedness Month.


Wheelchair with caption "Don't Wait Communicate. Make your family emergency communication plan today." (click image to enlarge)

Blind Advocate partners with U of M

WRITTEN BY Micah Walker For The Press & Guide, published on 

NMC Designs Classes for Adults with Disabilities

Featured on Interlochen Public Radio by David Cassleman.

You're Invited! Education Commission's northern Michigan Stop on Jan. 5

YOU'RE INVITED!


21st Century Michigan Education CommissionThe Governor’s 21st Century Education Commission Listening Tour - Northern Michigan Stop:
Thursday, January 5, 2017 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Traverse City Central High School
1150 Milliken Dr., Traverse City, MI 49686

MI DDI Online Survey

Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute logoCan you help?  The Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute (MI-DDI) is asking individuals to take their quick survey to help plan their work in the next five years.  This plan will be used to apply for federal funding in order to ...

Sensory Friendly Saturdays

Sensory Friendly SaturdaysThe Autism Alliance of Michigan is teaming up with local museums and attractions to offer sensory friendly experiences for families and individuals on the autism spectrum during the month of April for National Autism Awareness Month.

We're thinking about ADHD all wrong

BY ANYA KAMENETZ (npr Ed) Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are up around 30 percent compared with 20 years ago. These days, if a 2-year-old won't sit still for circle time in preschool, she's liable to be ...

Health Dept. Awarded Grant for Youth Mental Health First Aid

The Health Department of Northwest Michigan has just been awarded a three year Project AWARE grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

The season's best gifts for the blind or visually impaired

By: ALIX  HACKETT  Want to make someone smile this holiday season? Assistive technology can be a game-changer for people who are blind or visually impaired, offering ingenious solutions in the classroom, at home or in the workplace. Right now, Perkins ...

A repeating theme: I need to wash my hands

Disability Issues Take the Lead in Record-Setting Years for Civil Rights Complaints

Free Events Celebrate Autism in April

traverse traveler logoFamilies living with autism and community members who seek to understand more about autism spectrum disorder can look forward to several free events set for this April, Autism Awareness Month.


  • April 15: Empowerment in Inclusion, 7 p.m. Traverse Area ...

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