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Leaders In Policy Advocacy Now Accepting Applications!

Leaders In Policy Advocacy Is Now Accepting Applications for their Fall/Winter session in Grand Rapids, MI. October 2016 – March 2017 Applicants will commit to 6 weekends to be considered for attendance. Eligible participants are adults with developmental disabilities and parents of minor (under 18) children with DD. Click here for more information and to […]

For Children Who Have a Sibling with a Disability…

Grand Valley State University Therapeutic Recreation faculty are looking for children aged 8-12 years old, who have a sibling with a disability to participate in a research study on the benefits of using books and activities to help them identify and understand their feelings about their sibling (called bibiotherapy). For more information, click below: GVSU […]

Webinar: A Closer Look at the New ABLE Programs

ABLE National Resource Center August 4, 2016 / 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern Time ABLE National Resource Center With the recent launch of the Ohio, Tennessee, Nebraska, and Florida State ABLE programs, the ABLE National Resource Center (ANRC) would like to invite potential ABLE participants, their families, and all other ABLE stakeholders, to attend a […]

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Prisoners with disabilities lack ‘scaffolding for success’

According to a new report, more than 750,000 people with disabilities are currently imprisoned in the United States. Advocates say that children born with physical or intellectual disabilities are far more likely to end up in prison than their able-bodied peers, due in part to a lack of support systems. Judy Woodruff talks to Jennifer […]

New Arc Chapter

The Arc Michigan would like to invite a determined, enthusiastic and driven individual to start a Lansing Arc chapter. Someone passionate about shaping Michigan into a state that strives to improve the independent lives of people with disabilities. Could it be you? Could it be someone you know? For more information contact us at 1-800-292-7851 Serious inquiries only please

Enrollment begins May 9 for additional Medicaid services for Flint residents

Yesterday the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued the following press release and attached FAQ sheet.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2016 CONTACT: Jennifer Eisner, (517) 241-2112  Enrollment begins May 9 for additional Medicaid services for Flint residents LANSING, Mich. – Many Flint residents who were served by the city’s water system within […]