League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area is holding a Candidates Forum of the candidates running in the Democratic primary contest for Michigan State House of Representatives, 54th District. This is a great opportunity to learn more and ask questions of our potential policy makers. ... See MoreSee Less
Michigan State House Representative 54th District Candidates Forum
July 26, 2016, 7:00pm - July 26, 2016, 9:00pm
Riverside Arts Center | Ypsilanti, MI
The League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area is pleased to present a Candidates Forum of the candidates running in the Democratic primary contest for Michigan State House of Representatives, 54th District.
Candidates running for Democratic primary nomination for Michigan State House of Representatives, 54th District are:
Come by and hear from your potential state representatives!
More details to follow!
"When we think about diversity, we tend to think demographically: gender, ethnicity, and the like. And when we think about disability, we tend to think about mobility, developmental and perhaps visual issues. But deafness is not always top of mind. And deafness is unique among so-called disabilities because for many, deafness also carries a cultural component." #Access ... See MoreSee Less
Join us on Sunday, August 14 for My Turn: A Sensory Friendly Sunday at Therapeutic Riding, Inc.!
Therapeutic Riding, Inc. will be open from 2-4 p.m.for a FREE, ASD-friendly experience, allowing families to tour our facility, and learn all about horses! Participants will be able to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of a working horse farm. They can try some arena games, see what horses eat, use grooming tools, and learn about horse tack (saddles, bridles, etc.). Coloring pages and horse-themed hand-outs will be available as take-aways.
Space is limited and registration is required!
Visit myturncommunity.org for more information.
Give students access to the general education classroom, general education curriculum, and their non-disabled peers in a general education classroom. #PresumeCompetence
You can find more inclusion resources at www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/education/inclusion/
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A portrayal of someone who has a disability is a missed opportunity to cast someone who is talented and has an authentic point of view for the role. Additionally, people who have disabilities can play more than just token roles. #Fairness ... See MoreSee Less
"Yet we can do better. Happy lives are good, but is happy enough? What about inclusion, support, jobs, education, accessibility? How do we get past the low-hanging fruit of happy to do the hard work that our community needs?” #RealInclusion ... See MoreSee Less