Special Needs Guardianship – Ottawa County

November 11, 2019

6:30 8:00pm

Loutit District Library 407 Columbus Ave, Grand Haven

Autism Support of West Shore will be hosting Judge Mark Feyen as he speaks about Guardianship for special needs children. What is it? Who needs it? How do you get it? Is your child soon to be 18 or do you just want to know what is potentially in your future? This discussion will answer your questions. Judge Feyen sits on the Ottawa Probate Court and hears cases on Probate, Guardianship and Estate Planning

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Building Your Future Transition Expo – Ottawa County

November 6, 2019

4:30-7:30pm

OAISD Educational Services Building 13565 Port Sheldon.

Holland Students in grades 9 12 and post high school parents, guardians, family members, teachers, school staff and others interested in helping transition students in life after high school.

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Autism and Anxiety Ottawa County

October 21, 2019 6:30 8:00 pm

Herrick District Library, 300 S. River, Holland

Autism Support of West Shore will be hosting Dr. Kaarin Anderson-Ryan as she speaks about Autism and Anxiety. This presentation will provide information about anxiety and how it relates to autism. We will go over some of the causes and signs of anxiety, and will review information about anxiety disorders. We will focus on the overlap between anxiety and autism, including specific features of autism that can be connected back to anxiety. Different techniques for assessment and for overcoming these challenges will be presented, along with opportunities to discuss and ask questions. This is a free event. This event is open to the public

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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.

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.

Lights Up Sound Down-Sensory Friendly Movies at Goodrich Quality Theaters

A monthly program, hosted by Goodrich Quality Theaters, open to everyone, but specifically giving families & children with Autism and sensory issues the opportunity to enjoy their favorite movies in a comfortable, sensory - friendly setting with the lights turned up and volume turned down in the auditorium.

Free Health Clinics of Michigan

Free Clinics of Michigan (FCOM) is a network of volunteer-staffed free clinics that provide health care services to the uninsured or medically underserved within the State of Michigan.