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Sara's Story


Sara Impact Story

We wanted to share that our daughter expressed how much the LIFE Program experience meant to her this summer. It was definitely life-changing. We have seen a marked increase in her independence and self-confidence. The LIFE staff has done a remarkable job of helping families like ours navigate this journey towards adulthood.

-Sara, LIFE Parent  

Approximately 1000 students in over 41 schools across our region partake in our vibrant LIFE Program where students are learning to live self–directed lives. Youth learn how to self-advocate, use their interests to find a successful career path, employment skills, conflict resolution, and stress management, as well as budgeting and banking. Click here to learn more about Disability Network Northern Michigan's Learning Independence From Experience Program.