Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan

The Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan website provides information on Down Syndrome, various programs and support, workshops, financial assistance, and various resource information (financial, medical, therapy, transition, educational, etc.)
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Exalta Health

Medical, vision, dental, behavioral and spiritual care services offered at this community clinic. Pediatric services available including developmental screenings at well child check appointments. Assistance applying for health insurance/sliding fee scale available for those who qualify.
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Cuidados de salud medicos, dentales, sicológicos y espirituales al servicio de la comunidad. Servicios de pediatría disponibles, incluyendo evaluaciones del desarrollo durante consultas medicas de rutina. Asistencia postulando para seguros de salud (medicaid) y escalas de descuento disponibles para las personas que califican.
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Hispanic Center of Western Michigan

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, a non-profit organization serving the needs of the Latino and broader community, strives to provide an avenue for education and openness to promote discussion of the distinctions and values of different nationalities and cultures.
They focus on the common thread that unites all people: a desire for understanding and respecting our differences. The way they do this is by advocating for the dignity of every individual, providing access to services that create equity, and investing in relationships within community, to ensure that the services continue to impact lives.
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El Centro Hispano del Oeste de Michigan, una organización sin fines de lucro que existe para responder a las necesidades de la comunidad latina y demás comunidades afines, esforzan por proveer una vía de acceso para la educación que promueva el diálogo sobre las diferencias y valores de las diversas nacionalidades y culturas. El Centro también se enfoca en el común denominador que une a todas las personas: el deseo por la comprensión y el respeto de nuestras diferencias. Creen que esta experiencia humana en común nos conecta a todos.
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Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired

The Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired offers assistance to people with visual impairment and blindness. The organization provides low vision services, rehabilitation, education, and vision aids. Low Vision Clinics are located in Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon and Ludington.

Serious Emotional Disturbances Waiver (SEDW)

The Children's Serious Emotional Disturbances Waiver (SEDW) provides services that are enhancements or additions to Medicaid State Plan coverage for children through age 20 with SED. The SEDW is a fee-for-service program administered by the Community Mental Health Services Programs (CMHSP) in some Michigan counties. All eligibility requirements and coverage areas are listed on the site.

Conductive Learning Center

The Conductive Learning Center (CLC) serves children birth to age 26 with motor disorders related to complications of prematurity, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida or brain injury. Conductive education methodology has a transformative effect on mobility and independence. CLC uses a holistic and intensive approach that combines medical knowledge with educational methods.
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IKUS

IKUS Life Enrichment Services helps individuals with disabilities to discover their potential, experience greater freedom, learn new skills, and have fun in a safe environment. Ultimately, IKUS gives clients the tools they need to make every day another best day. Programs include summer camp, community living, supported employment, and skill building.
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Music for the Soul

The Aquinas College Music Department & School of Education, GR Area Music Therapists, Franciscan Life Process Center & The Diocese of Grand Rapids presents a free concert for the special needs community and their families annually.
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