Monthly Archives: January 2017

How False Stereotypes About People With Disabilities Hold Employers Back

1/29/2017

“More than 25 years after the passage of th27e Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), physical architecture and some educational opportunities thankfully have changed, but many negative attitudes and stigmas about people with disabilities have not. Indeed, a major Princeton study shows that while people with disabilities are seen as warm, they are not seen as competent.” -The Mighty Contributor Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi See the full article here.

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NASA Offers Internships for Students with Disabilities

1/27/2017

NASA is looking to increase the number of students with disabilities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers through our regular internship programs. This is not a program for students with disabilities. We are trying to recruit more students with disabilities into our regular internship programs. Disability means both physical and mental disabilities. Internships are a good way to get real-world experience. However, this is not an employment program. NASA jobs can be found… NASA Offers Internships for Students with Disabilities

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Ann Arbor and Monroe CIL are growing…

1/17/2017

Our Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living Team is working to meet the goals of our community members. We offer hope, we provide support, and we transform lives. We work with and on behalf of people with disabilities and are dedicated towards successes at home, at school, at work, and in the community. The Ann Arbor CIL presently has an Independent Living and Information Referral Specialist and Independent Living and Employment Specialist positions available. Please… Ann Arbor and Monroe CIL are growing…

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Night of Painting in Acrylic

1/12/2017

Night of Painting in Acrylic Thursday January 26, 2017 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather the class will be cancelled and rescheduled. A minimum of 10 registered participants is required to hold the class.   Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living 3941 Research Park Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48108 Unleash your creative side with a Night of Painting. Bring your favorite beverage and a snack to pass. We provide all the… Night of Painting in Acrylic

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Healthy Cooking Classes

1/11/2017

Winter Healthy Cooking Classes Healthy Cooking Classes will be held on select Wednesdays January-March 2017 from 10:30a.m.-12pm.   There is a $5 fee per person for each class. These classes are open to people of all ages and abilities. It is a great opportunity for everyone to gather, and learn how to cook cooperatively. If you want to learn a new healthy way of cooking, this class is for you. Participants are encouraged to RSVP… Healthy Cooking Classes

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2017 Gala: An Evening to Remember

1/09/2017

cordially request your presence at An Evening to Remember   Saturday March 11, 2017 Biomedical Science Research Building 109 Zina Pitcher Park Place Ann Arbor, MI, 48109   Please register here: An Evening to Remember $80.00 (1 person) Single Ticket $160.00 (2 people) Couple Ticket $500.00 (8 people) Table $40.00 (1 person) Consumer Ticket   For more information, questions or to request accommodations please contact galabenefit@aacil.org

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Free Sensory Friendly Open Rehearsal- Takacs Quartet

1/07/2017

University Musical Society is offering a free sensory friendly open rehearsal featuring the Takács Quartet on Saturday, January 21 at Rackham Auditorium in Ann Arbor. This season, the world-renowned Takács Quartet is performing all 16 of Beethoven’s string quartets in only four venues worldwide. In Ann Arbor, the complete cycle will be performed over six concerts in the 2016-17 UMS season. During this free open rehearsal, the ensemble will present excerpts from the Beethoven string quartets that… Free Sensory Friendly Open Rehearsal- Takacs Quartet

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Ann Arbor CIL interviewed by WEMU

1/06/2017

Carolyn Grawi, CEO and Executive Director of the Ann Arbor CIL, was interviewed by WEMU. The interview was aired Friday January 6th during Morning Edition at 5am-9am and will reair Friday January 6th during All Things Considered from 4pm-7pm. To listen live click here. Be sure to catch the interview again today at 4pm on All Things Considered.

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StoryPoint is Hiring

1/05/2017

StoryPoint is an Senior and Independent Living Facility with locations in Saline and Brighton. Learn more about this company by clicking here. They are currently hiring the follow positions: Nursing Assistant Brighton Saline Shuttle Driver Saline Cafe Barista Saline Dishwasher Saline Cook Saline Need assistance with this application, contact the Career Services Team at careerservices@aacil.org

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