Michigan Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (MPVI)

Michigan Parents of Children with Visual Impairments is an affiliate of the National Association of Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI.) We strive to help families with support, information, advocacy, and events that are fun, educational, and practical. MPVI is a group of families, members of the blind community, and professionals who have or work with children who are blind or visually impaired.
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Michigan Alliance for Families

A statewide resource to connect families of children with disabilities to resources to help improve their children's education. Can assist you in knowing your rights, effectively communicating your child's needs, and advising how to help them develop and learn. Their Parent Mentors can assist you in navigating the educational system and are knowledgeable about state and local resources.
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Es un recurso estatal para conectar a las familias de los niños con discapacidad a los recursos para ayudar a mejorar la educación de sus hijos. Le puede ayudar en el conocimiento de sus derechos, efectivamente comunicar las necesidades de su hijo, y aconsejar cómo ayudar a desarrollar y aprender. Los Padres Mentores le puede ayudar en la navegación por el sistema educativo y están bien informados acerca de los recursos estatales y locales.


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Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

The parent-directed section of CSHCS is named the Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs. We help shape CSHCS policies and procedures and help families navigate CSHCS. We also offer health resource information and emotional support to all Michigan families of children with special needs. To call on us, enrollment in CSHCS is not required. How to reach us: 1) Call the CSHCS Family Center Phone Line at 1-800-359-3722, or 2) Send an email to: cshcsfc@michigan.gov
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Autism Alliance of Michigan

Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAoM) is a statewide non-profit organization serving families in our state who are living with autism. AAoM is the central statewide resource for quality information, connection to supports and services, and community based awareness, safety, and inclusion training for first responders, educators, families, transportation and parks/recreation workers. AAoM's goal is to connect families to critical supports and services that will improve the quality of life for those affected by autism, their families, and the communities where they reside.

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Asthma Network of West Michigan

The Asthma Network of West Michigan (ANWM) is the local asthma coalition serving West Michigan. ANWM provides two levels of service: 1) Home-based case management of children and adults with uncontrolled asthma or adults with COPD; and 2) Community education support for health care professionals and school personnel regarding managing asthma in under-served populations.
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Disability Network Capital Area

Disability Network Capital Area is a community-based, cross disability, non-profit organization that works with the Ingham, Clinton, Eaton & Shiawassee Counties providing the following services: Peer Support, Information & Referral, Community Awareness & Advocacy, Independent Living Skills and Transition.

Capital Area College Access Network

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.

Athletes with Disabilities Network – Northeast

Athletes with Disabilities Network - Northeast (ADN) mission is to promote a better quality of life for people with physical disabilities, especially for veterans and first responders by mentoring and creating awareness and offering opportunities for local athletic, recreational and educational activities. Programs include the Athletes with Disabilities Hall of Fame, Extremity Games, Mentoring & Outreach, Academic Scholarships and the Adaptive Sports Coalition.