The Autism Collaborative Center (ACC) at Eastern Michigan University is a therapeutic learning environment designed from the ground up with your child's success in mind. ACC's staff is comprised of interdisciplinary professionals with specialized education and training in autism. ACC provides clients with a wide variety of therapeutic and behavioral services all under one roof, including sibling support.
The Autism Collaborative Center (ACC) at Eastern Michigan University is a therapeutic learning environment designed from the ground up with your child's success in mind. ACC's staff is comprised of interdisciplinary professionals with specialized education and training in autism. ACC provides clients with a wide variety of therapeutic and behavioral services all under one roof.
The Midwest Genetics Network (MGN) is one of the seven regional collaborative groups formed and is made up of seven states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. The project is administered by Michigan Public Health Institute in Okemos, Michigan. MGN promotes access to genetic services, especially to traditionally underserved groups.
Michigan Family Voices is a grassroots collaborative that exists to identify and mobilize current and new family member and individual leaders to create a network of individuals with special health care needs and their families across the state that will impact and effect positive change in policy. The group will create and maintain a statewide network of leaders to inform, build relationships with and/or work in partnership with decision-makers at all levels.
The Capital Area College Access Network (CapCAN) is a collaborative community network dedicated to increasing the college attainment rate of the Capital Area. CapCAN's mission is to increase college and post secondary readiness, participation, and completion. CapCAN targets support and services to low-income, communities of color, and first-generation students.
The fundamental goal of the DD Council is to ensure that people with developmental disabilities have the opportunities and support to achieve their full potential and life dreams. The Council consists of 21 Michigan residents appointed by the Governor. The Council provides funding and leadership to the statewide Regional Inclusive Community Coalitions (RICCs) which promote advocacy, capacity building, and systemic change.
The mission of the Coalition is to provide a forum to promote networking, communication, and information sharing, collaboration and service delivery through the mutual efforts of its diverse membership. To put it simply, we are a dedicated group of people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing, working together to improve life in Michigan for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
The Office of Great Start has been charged with ensuring that all children birth to age eight, especially those in highest need, have access to high-quality early learning and development programs and enter kindergarten prepared for success.
Our mission is to integrate adults with disabilities into their communities while maximizing their independence and positive outcomes. We seek to provide a network of support for families and a cohesive community of supportive living for our adult children with autism and other developmental disabilities. We believe that adults with developmental disabilities and their families should be important partners in the development of community solutions that will help them reach their potentials and live full and satisfying lives.