Fire Safety Class Geared Toward Helping the Hearing Impaired

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New York Times: Disability Studies A New Normal

By Cecilia Capuzzi Simon

Signs for a Good Education

Parents & Families Invited to Decoding Dyslexia on Oct. 14 in Traverse City

Parents and families are invited to participate in "Decoding Dyslexia" on Monday, October 14 from  6:30-8pm at Disability Network (415 East Eighth St., Traverse City, MI). The newly formed parent run group hopes to raise awareness and educate community ...

Transition Focus Of New Documentary On PBS

A documentary following a special-education teacher as she prepares her students with autism to leave high school and enter adult life is set for its national television debut.

TBAISD Provides Parent Support Through Advisory Council

The Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is composed of a group of parents of students with disabilities from Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanau county school districts. Together, this group provides a ...

Summer Youth Employment Program a Huge Success

Summer Youth Employment Program 2013 This summer, 72 students with disabilities gained work experience thanks to a longstanding partnership between Traverse Bay Intermediate School District, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, and Disability Network. The three entities teamed together to provide opportunities for students to gain employment, learn ...

Embracing Dyslexia

Mental Health and Wellness Workgroups Formed

Let’s Talk About Inclusion!

By Karen Wang

Disability Awareness Scholarship Now Accepting Applications for the 2014 Award is pleased to offer scholarships in support of disability awareness. Every year, a prospective or current college student will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship to help with the costs associated with attending school.

Unlocking A Learning Disability

By gogettergirl95, Roswell, GA




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