Please join us for a ribbon cutting celebration for the 42nd GiGi’s Playhouse location in North America! Door prizes, appetizers, and a tour of our beautiful new facility that will be offering FREE programs for individuals with Down syndrome and their families!
It Takes More Than a Fidget: Managing Stress & Mental Health
February 7, 2019
Birmingham Covington School (BCS), 1525 Covington Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
Students with learning and attention issues are at greater risk of anxiety and depression that can become a bigger challenge than the initial learning struggle. Stephanie Cork will share tips and techniques from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) that teaches students coping skills.
More information about Friends, including Executive Members, Building Reps, and Local and National Resources can be found on our website.
There will be time for questions and a chance to renew past acquaintances and meet new Friends. www.friendsofdifferentlearners.org
Join Friends of Different Learners! Just $10.00!
You can become a member at the meeting or you can register on-line. Additional donations help us provide high quality speakers at our monthly meetings and support our annual projects like LINKS, the Disability Awareness Workshop, and the Camp & Resource Fair + Micro Businesses. Annual Memberships are valid September – August. Go to www.friendsofdifferentlearners.org and sign up today!
Organization providing programs for new and expectant parents, recreation programs, social programs, and employment programs for residents of Southeast Michigan. The website also provides resource information (including a medical directory and education).
, Advocacy & Support
, Community Resources
, Medical Information
, Medical Service
, Medical Services & Testing
, Support Group
, Transition to Adulthood
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.
, Grand Traverse
, St. Clair
, Van Buren
Canoeing for all children in the following parks: Proud Lake State Recreation Area (main location) • Island Lake State Recreation Area • Kensington Metropark- Farm Center • Newburgh Lake- Hines Drive, Livonia.
Offers adaptive basketball & bowling and social recreation for all ages and abilities. Also offers RARA SCAMP Summer Camp for young people with special needs design for campers that can be successful in a 3:1 camper/staff ratio.
Camp Sing Out: Where All Abilities Shine. Camp Sing Out is a musical theater inclusion camp for teens and young adults, ages 12-25. Campers are matched with a theater buddy (student volunteers do a casting call) and rotate among music, dialogue and choreography groups. Campers participate in an adapted performance and a cast party for all on the last day.
ABA Based Parent Training