Are challenging behaviors affecting your child’s ability to learn? Parents and teachers: learn how to replace these types of behavior and implement interventions.
Help get the school year off to a good start! Join us on September 23, 2016, for a statewide training on Positive Behavior Support Applications with Dr. Meme Heineman, a nationally recognized expert in the field.
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This training is being offered at multiple locations across the state. Space is limited, RSVP today!
RSVP here: www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/rsvp
See flyer here: tinyurl.com/ht72hcn
Full calendar: www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/upcoming-events/
Earlier this year many people across the state banned together to help block the privatization of Medicaid funding for our consumers. And while a small victory has at the very least postponed this from happening and a diverse work group of stakeholders was formed to chart a course for the future, we must remain vigilante.
"Most people with disabilities become passive service recipients and don't become empowered to challenge the system and hold it accountable. Accountability is a two-way street and state and federal governments must be held accountable. We must demand that state managed care programs as a result of the Affordable Care Act or otherwise have firewalls that require independent Long Term Services and Support providers to meet with us to plan our package of services and ensure that we are in control of our lives and have a broad array of choices of services so that we can live independently in the community and, in the process, have better health outcomes." #MakeChangeHappen #StrongerTogether ... See MoreSee Less
I've always been infuriated by the fact that living in a nursing home is an entitlement and living in the community with supports is a monumental struggle. It certainly is easier to live in an institution because everything, in theory, is provided; your bed, your care, food, all of it. What you lose...
It's time for #tbt! In 1963, President John F. Kennedy announced a bold new approach to intellectual disabilities, shining a much-needed light on what had been a neglected issue, and forever changed public attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities.
We celebrate President Kennedy’s legacy and its enduring influence on related policies and programs that can still be seen today. Your #legacy can have an impact too! Learn more at thearclegacy.org.
A great (and free) learning opportunity coming up in September from the University of Michigan Library, University of Michigan Office for Institutional Equity, and Refresh Detroit! #Accessibility ... See MoreSee Less
Join us Tuesday, September 6, 2016 in Ann Arbor for the seventh annual Accessibility Summit, a two-day online conference with 12 experts on web accessibility, presented by Environments for Humans. Learn about building in accessibility from the ground up, creating accessible WordPress content, what t...