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Community Conversation to Take Place on May 12 in Gaylord

UCP logoThe DD Council wants to hear from YOU!

Adapted in TC: Answers to one of life's biggest questions

Understanding the Content of the IEP Workshop to be Held on March 18

Michigan Alliance-PTI in Northwest Michigan is offering a free workshop, hosted by Nicole Miller, on March 18, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 p.m at Disability Network, 415 E. Eighth St., Traverse City, MI. Sign-in opens at ...

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.

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 ...

Top 10 Reasons to Attend MI Council for Exceptional Children Conference from March 4-6

And the Top 10 Reasons are...


•Collaborate and network with experts in the field and other professional colleagues from around the state

Traverse City's Nonprofit Paperworks Studio Moves Forward with New Vision, Partnerships

a male adult holds handmade paper at paperworks studioUtopia Foundation steps forward to resurrect the nonprofit, which provides job opportunities for adults with disabilities, and helps steer it into global waters.

Senior Helpers Offers Dementia Care Workshop Series

The Senior Helpers are offering a free Dementia Care Workshop Series to community members and organizations. The three workshops are designed to provide caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia with engaging, positive, and cognitively ...

Adaptive Aquatics Clinic to Take Place on Feb. 18 at GT Bay YMCA

YMCA logoThe Grand Traverse Bay YMCA is hosting a FREE Aquatics Clinic for individuals with disabilities on February 18 from 5pm-7pm.  All pool users can benefit from the physical properties of water, which assist in healing and exercise performance. This clinic ...

Ten Things You Need to Know About ABLE Accounts

ACT-GT & Zonta Club Host Special Needs Day at Festival of Trees on Nov. 20 in TC

ACT logoACT-GT and The Zonta Club are once again hosting Special Needs Day at the annual Festival of Trees on November 20th at The Hagerty Center in Traverse City. Special education classrooms will be visiting the event in the morning from ...

Stage 2 Obesity Treatment Program now in Northern Michigan

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