Ele's Place provides bereavement and grief support, school-based supports, clinical consultations, and community outreach and education. Ele's place also provides a variety of resources.
Autistic Play Place is a play-powered environment, designed to promote cognitive and social development, sensory integration, balance & coordination, endless hours of excitement, as well as professional support services and respite relief for parents and siblings of children with all special needs. Admission is $7 per parent and $3 per child. Currently moving, but will reopen early summer.
Gigi's Playhouse changes lives through consistent delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community, through a replicable playhouse model. Programs include gross and fine motor skills, developmental, fitness, and speech & language; free one-on-one tutoring in literacy and math, and adult programs. Gigi's Playhouse has locations across the US, and has a Southfield location.
The Michigan Coalition for Deaf and Hard of Hearing is a statewide coalition of agencies and organization working to improve accessibility and services for Michigan’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing people. The site provides information and resources.
We support, advocate and educate professionals and families as they support and advocate for their children in the areas of communication development and awareness, and evidence-based assessment and intervention practices for children who have speech, language, learning, and/or hearing difficulties. The site provides event information, and policy and advocacy information.
Family Connect provides information and resources for individuals whom are blind and visually impaired. Resource information on finding services after a diagnosis, education, home adaptations, and assistive technology are available.
The Family Alliance Network provides support to families in the special needs community with parent meetings, workshops, youth programs, social events and youth employment.
Organization that advocates for its member organizations, provides information on palliative care and has a provider directory for families.
Organization that provides resources and advocacy for medical professionals, volunteers and families caring for children with life-limiting illnesses, and to ensure the availability of compassionate, comprehensive care across the State of Michigan. Includes information on palliative care, advocacy resources, and bereavement support.
Michigan Medicine site providing information on palliative care and resources for finding palliative care in the Ann Arbor, metro Detroit area.