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October 2017

PLAY Project Intensive Workshop

October 19 - October 20
Weber’s Inn Ann Arbor, 3050 Jackson Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103 United States
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$465 - $495

Richard Solomon, MD, founder of The PLAY Project, believes every young child with autism should have access to life-changing early intervention, by empowering their parents or caregivers. The PLAY Project strives to create a world where all children with autism receive early intervention services and parents choose the best treatment options for their child. This professional development opportunity will provide you with an overview of the PLAY Project methods and principles along with case studies to gain immediate skills in…

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Learn to navigate financial challenges as a vet, caregiver, or person with a disability

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

The first in a series, this free webinar will cover: Credit and finance basics, including your financial rights and responsibilities Tips for planning your financial future, including how to manage income, compensation, and caregiving costs Valuable money management resources you may need along the way and how to find them Easterseals and Freddie Mac will address the unique financial questions of caregivers, people with disabilities and Veterans, and give you the chance to ask questions about what’s top of mind for you.…

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Autism 101: Information & Resources for Families with a New Diagnosis

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on June 17, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on August 12, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on October 21, 2017 at 9:00am

Beaumont Children’s – Ted Lindsay Foundation HOPE Center, 30503 Greenfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076 United States
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Free

This 4-hour workshop provides families with resources and suggestions following a confirmed or suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis. Topics include working with insurance companies and school districts, considering possible treatments, and balancing family and parental needs. Registration is required - please contact Jennifer Arnold at 248-691-8148 or Jennifer.Arnold@Beaumont.org.

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Youth Abilities Saturday Sports Special ages 6–18

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Boys & Girls Club of Oakland & Macomb Counties, Salter Community Center, 1545 E Lincoln Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48067 United States
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Free

Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County For children with disabilities OaklandCountyParks.com RECREATION In order to schedule adequate volunteers, individuals must pre-register for the week they plan to attend. Program is limited to the first 20 participants. There are no additional program or activity fees. 2017 Fall Schedule 9:30–11 a.m. EACH SATURDAY Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 Nov. 4, 18 Activities include parachute games, floor hockey, kickball, scooters, basketball and more Mail registration to: Oakland County Parks 27725 Greenfield…

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Getting My Own Address Overview Presentation

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Housing Network, 570 Kirts Blvd #231
Troy, MI 48084 United States
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$30

Speaker: Linda Ronan Brown, JD. Co-founder and coordinator of the GMOA program at Community Housing Network, Linda is the mother of two sons with autism living in their own home with a roommate and support. Presentation Topic: An introduction to the housing-planning process for people with disabilities including: Making housing goals using the Person-Centered Planning process and Self-Determination principles Creating a housing budget, including private and public funding sources Deciding the appropriate level of direct care and other supports Options for affordable…

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The Arc of Midland – Supported Decision Making

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Arc of Midland, 220 W. Main Street Suite 102
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Attorney Chrysa Milholland of Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices and Ashley Hunt of Mid-Michigan. Chrysa Milholland will discuss the importance of planning for your future by learning about guardianship alternatives. Ashley Hunt will explain the benefits of advance care planning and useful strategies for communicating your plan.  October 25th, 2017 6:00-8:00pm Strosacker Building Midland  

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Great Start Parent Coalition Meeting

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield
Clinton Township, MI 48038 United States
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Free

Join us to learn about events and resources in early childhood.  Free dinner and childcare! October 26,2017   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Macomb Intermediate School District  email macombparents@gmail.com with number of adults and children by October 19th.  

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Youth Abilities Saturday Sports Special ages 6–18

October 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Boys & Girls Club of Oakland & Macomb Counties, Salter Community Center, 1545 E Lincoln Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48067 United States
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Free

Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County For children with disabilities OaklandCountyParks.com RECREATION In order to schedule adequate volunteers, individuals must pre-register for the week they plan to attend. Program is limited to the first 20 participants. There are no additional program or activity fees. 2017 Fall Schedule 9:30–11 a.m. EACH SATURDAY Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 Nov. 4, 18 Activities include parachute games, floor hockey, kickball, scooters, basketball and more Mail registration to: Oakland County Parks 27725 Greenfield…

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November 2017

Community Stakeholders Meeting

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kinexus / Michigan Works, 499 W Main St.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022 United States
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Free

Who should attend? Parents and caregivers of children/teens/young adults with a disability or learning challenge; community agencies, community organizations, service clubs, school district employees, PTA, school board members, appointed and elected officials, community members interested in the education of children and supporting families. What is this meeting about? Michigan Alliance for Families is planning our future work in Berrien County. This stakeholder meeting will bring together families with children receiving special education and/or early intervention services for networking, dialogue, and…

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Transition: Planning for High School and Beyond

November 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plymouth District Library, 223 S Main St
Plymouth, MI 48170 United States
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Free

This workshop is for families of students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and the team members who work with them. We will provide you with information and resources to start planning now for the future. This workshop will provide information for parents to help young adults plan for a successful transition to adulthood. We’ll look closely at: • Education Development Plan (EDP) • Graduation standards • Diploma vs Certificate of Completion • Transition page of the IEP • Rights…

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