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Shane Koyczan: To This Day … for the bullied and beautiful

Over 300 Students Gain LIFE Skills at Regional Transition Conference

Anthony SpeakingOver 300 high school students with disabilities participated in the regional LIFE Student Transition Conference on December 10, 2013 at the Grand Traverse Resort. Youth from 17 schools gathered  to hear key note speaker, Anthony Ianni, share his experience living ...

The Myth of Average: Todd Rose at TEDxSonomaCounty

How We Suppress Genius and Create Learning Disability

Decoding Dyslexia to Meet Rep. Wayne Schmidt on Dec. 2: Movement Gains Momentum


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.

Help Get Senator Levin as a Co-Sponsor to Pass the ABLE Act

During the week of November 18th, the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) will team up with Michigan Down Syndrome Advocates to urge Senator Carl Levin to join his fellow Michigan Senator and Representatives as a cosponsor of the Achieving a ...

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 ...

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