Join us for a series of free webinars on Thursdays, 12pm-1pm. One registration signs you up for all of the sessions. Attend all or just the ones that interest you the most.
February 20 – Working Together When We Don’t Agree with the IEP or IFSP
Learn about conflict resolution, resolving disagreements, effective questioning, and dispute resolution options.
February 27 – Suspension/Expulsion and Discipline
This webinar will provide an overview of discipline issues related to students with disabilities, including suspension, expulsion, and manifestation determination.
March 5 – Mental Health and Special Education
Examine strategies and supports to meet the needs of students with mental health needs and connect with resources.
March 12 – Deaf Blindness Overview and Resources
This webinar focuses on understanding the needs of students with combined vision and hearing loss, including an overview of supports and services that are available.
March 26 – Behavior is Communication
Sometimes a student’s behavior makes it difficult to learn, causes harm, or isolates the child from peers. This webinar can help determine what the child is saying with their behavior and how to substitute a more acceptable way to communicate that message.
Webinar 2020 Registration: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/116577224112111627
Winter 2020 Flyer: Winter-2020-Webinar-Series-Flyer
Planning for a Good Life for your Family Member
Who Should Attend?: Family members, self-advocates and professionals supporting families and individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Register by March 2nd
Summit is March 17-18, 2020
Suburban Showplace Collection
46100 Grand River Ave
10:00 am – 3:00 pm vendors open at 9:00 am
Please click on link to register and for more information Family Summit Flyer
This is to be put on a waitlist it is full.
The Autism Alliance of Michigan, the Wayne County Airport Authority and Delta Airlines are collaborating together to offer an airport simulation opportunity for families with autism. Join us on Saturday, April 25th, 2020 at Detroit Metro Airport for an opportunity to go through the Delta check-in counter, TSA screening, exploring the McNamara terminal, walking down the jet bridge, getting seated and listening to the safety talk, snack service and disembarking.
Spots are limited to 100 participants and will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Each family will be limited to child(ren) with autism and up to 2 caregivers accompanying. Physical disabilities can also be accommodated.
Once capacity is reached, we will move to a waiting list and will contact you if a spot opens up. All participants will be contacted privately by Autism Alliance of Michigan with details for the day-of including a social narrative to help prepare your family for the experience.
April 27, 2020
8:30 – 3:30
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI
Registration opens December 2, 2019
Tip Sheet with suggestions to help adult health care clinicians successfully integrate young adults into their practices. The tip sheet designed for adult practices caring for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) includes ideas and activities to prepare an adult clinician's office and staff, as well as tips to consider prior to, during, and after the initial visit. The tip sheet also includes possible accommodations for improved care.
Tip Sheet with suggestions to help adult health care clinicians successfully integrate young adults into their practices. The tip sheet designed for adult practices caring for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) includes ideas and activities to prepare an adult clinician's office and staff, as well as tips to consider prior to, during, and after the initial visit. The tip sheet also includes possible accommodations for improved care.