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.

Sensory Friendly Skate Nights – Sensory Santa Experience – Muskegon

A special night for special kids!

Open to all children and adults with special needs and/or sensory development differences. Sensory nights have limited participation in order to minimize crowds. Soft music and no flashing lights. You are welcome to stay for our Christian Music Skate Night (immediately following) at no additional charge. All children must be accompanied by a parent. Social environment, gain balance, coordination, and non judgment free zone where kids can be themselves. All abilities welcome!

5:00pm—6:00pm (select Monday Nights –see dates below)
Admission $3
Skate Rental $4 Roller Blade Rental $5 Premium Rental $6
Welcome to bring your own roller skates or roller blades.

Parents and children under 32” are free to watch. Skate Mates $5 rental with $2 refund and Kiddie Carts $10 deposit with $7 refund after 1 hour and $4 refund after 2 hours.

Sensory Friendly Skate Nights Select MONDAY’s –
December 17, 2018 – *Sensory Santa Experience
January 21, 2019
February 18, 2019
March 18, 2019
April 15, 2019

 

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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.

Lutheran Social Services of Michigan

Organization that provides a variety of services, including behavioral health services and disability support services, including Life Skills Development, Activities of Daily Living Management, Case Management Liaison, Family Support, Transportation, Medication Reminders, Individual Service Planning, Structured Activities, Community Integration, Program Evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement, Advocacy Services, 24-Hour On-Call Support, Respite, and Person-Centered Care.

Wings of Mercy of West Michigan

Wings of Mercy is a volunteer pilot organization that assists patients in need of transportation to distant medical facilities.

No More Sidelines

No More Sidelines is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers, committed to helping children and young adults with special needs in our community. We provide children and young adults with special needs, ages seven and older, an opportunity to play sports year round and to participate in community events and outings.

Samaritas – Persons with Disability Services West

We connect families with the resources they need to help their loved ones lead lives full of purpose and self-determination. We empower people with disabilities to have a voice in their own care and become involved members of their communities. We transform lives through person centered care, individualized support and deep, meaningful connections with caregivers.
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