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.
An Intensive Therapy Summer Camp that is run for 2 weeks every year for kids with Sensory, Motor delays, ADD, Autism & other therapy needs. At least one parent or caregiver is required for each camper, because the camp becomes a parent training, networking, and support system. Camp runs M-F.
The City of Sterling Heights Parks & Recreation Department includes Adaptive Recreation Services. Activities include a summer camp, prom dance, adaptive storytime, cooking classes and other fun activities.
Three short videos that promote cultural sensitivity into professional practices by watching animated family stories about their diagnostic experiences. A brief Discussion Guide prompts post-viewing training and group reflection. The three stories about cultural difference, guts instincts and family support from three different families from three different cultural backgrounds.
“1, 2, 3, Grow!” is a TV program about early childhood development for families of young children in 8 languages and cultures available on cable television stations across Massachusetts and on YouTube. Using videos and advice from pediatricians and parents, the shows share information about healthy development and signs of concerns.
Envision Center is an organization providing services to individuals with Autism and their families. Services include Assertive Community Treatment, housing, employment, crisis, case management, outpatient behavioral, youth services, peer supports and mentors and substance abuse.
Disability Network Southwest Michigan provides advocacy, education, peer support, information and referral, transition and independent living services to individuals with disabilities. Offices in Kalamazoo and St. Joseph.
Deaf Community Advocacy Network offers outpatient services for Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing children, adolescents, and adults in Southeastern Michigan and for persons that are primary caretakers of someone in their household that is Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing. Clients will receive services from therapists fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). Interpreter services are also offered.