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.
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.
The National Down Syndrome Congress is a membership organization that focuses on providing resources, information, an adult sibling program, a rural outreach program, advocacy and policy efforts, education resources, family webinars and a family toolkit.
The National Down Syndrome Society website offers employment resources, inclusive recreation, advocacy, local parent supports, lending libraries, medical professional and teacher trainings and other resources.
The National Autism Association website provides webinars, a digital library, toolkits on topics including siblings and the IEP process, research information, teacher resources, list of support groups, information on autism, and safety information for first responders, teachers and parents.
Courageous Parents Network is a site created by families, for families, to support, guide and strengthen families caring for children with serious healthcare needs. Parents and pediatric care providers provide insight and support online through sharing their experiences.
Michigan SIBS exists to provide adult siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, resources, and support to advocate with/and for their brothers and sisters to promote leadership roles of siblings within the disability community. It is the state chapter of the national Sibling Leadership Network.
Sibshops provide young brothers and sister of a sibling with special needs peer support and information in a lively, recreational setting.
Autism Speaks is a national organization dedicated to awareness, advocacy, research and information about autism. Their website has extensive tools and resources for families and professionals regarding all aspects of living with autism.