Parents/Caregivers


Rep. Wayne Schmidt to Meet with Decoding Dyslexia Parent Group Re: Education

State Representative Wayne Schmidt will be meeting with the Decoding Dyslexia Parent Group to discuss House Bill 5111. The gathering will take place on Dec. 2, 2013 at 1:00pm at Disability Network.

Parent Network to Connect with MI Alliance for Families & SEPAC on Nov. 20

Nicole Miller, local parent and advocate, will present about services available through Michigan Alliance for Families and SEPAC on Nov. 20, 2013 from 6:30-8:00 pm at Disability Network. Miller currently serves as a representative of both organizations, and ...

Northern Lakes CMH to Present at SXI Parent Network on Nov. 18

Parents, guardians, and families of individuals with Severe Multiple Impairment (SXI) are invited to learn about CMH Services specific to SXI. The parent led group will be held on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 from 7:00-8:30 pm at Disability ...

A Pierce of Heaven

Social Security Benefits to Go Up by 1.5 Percent

WASHINGTON (AP) - Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by 1.5 percent next year, the government announced Wednesday.

Set Your Sight on Healthy Vision if You Have Diabetes

If you have diabetes, your doctors most likely have told you to keep your blood sugar under control through diet, exercise, and proper medication. But did you know that you also need a dilated eye exam at least once a ...

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 ...

Lucky Fin Song by Tony Memmel

Blackbird Arts Offers Scholarships for Inclusive Art Classes

Stained Glass Class

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

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