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.
The Alexander Graham Bell Association- Michigan Chapter works to advocate, educate and support the deaf and hard of hearing community, their families and those who work with them. The website provides advocacy resources, the hearing aid loaner program, the hearing aid repair program, and event information.
TASH works to advance inclusive communities through advocacy, research, professional development, policy, and information and resources for parents, families and self-advocates. The website includes information on getting involved in advocacy and publications (including podcosts on disability related topics).
The Sibling & Leadership Network website provides siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support and tools to advocate with their siblings and promote issues important to them. The website includes information on support, policy and advocacy and research information.