Category: Events

A Spring Open House for Friends of the Ann Arbor CIL

5/24/2018

On behalf of the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living we would like to invite you to our Growing Forward – Spring Open House on June 6th from 4-7 pm at the Ann Arbor CIL.  We have a new leadership team, new and innovative programming and a recent refresh of our building that we are excited to show our valued partners and supporters in our community. Enjoy refreshments while meeting our board and staff members, Alex Gossage our Interim… A Spring Open House for Friends of the Ann Arbor CIL

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Free Sensory Friendly Open Rehearsal – Russian Renaissance

1/02/2018

Free Sensory Friendly Open Rehearsal Russian Renaissance Saturday, January 27 11 am – 12 noon Rackham Auditorium Register For Free UMS has teamed up with the Russian Renaissance to make a free and inclusive live classical music experience available for audience members who would benefit from a more relaxed concert environment, including people with autism spectrum disorders, sensory or communication disorders, and their friends and families. This is a free event. Registration is not required,… Free Sensory Friendly Open Rehearsal – Russian Renaissance

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Table Talk and Bingo

11/26/2017

Table Talk and Bingo Friday, December 1st 2017 10:00-12:00 pm Monroe CIL 532 S. Monroe St. Monroe, MI 48161   Come join the Monroe CIL for a fun-filled morning as we gather for Peer Support and Bingo. This event is FREE. Please reserve your seat today! For more information or to request accommodations please contact: Tara at 734-682-5271. Monroe CIL Bingo

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My Turn for ASD Families

10/31/2017

My Turn for ASD Families Sunday, November 12, 2017 9:30–11:30 a.m University of Michigan Museum of Natural History   Families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders are invited to attend this free program in a less sensory-stimulating and crowd-free environment. This two-hour UMMNH event will allow My Turn visitors to explore the galleries at their own pace, view a planetarium show, and participate in ASD-friendly, hands-on activities with specially trained staff and docents. The Museum will… My Turn for ASD Families

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Jasbir K. Puar: “The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability”

10/27/2017

The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability Jasbir K. Puar Rutgers University Wednesday, November 8 4:10 pm Lane Hall, Room 2239 Jasbir K. Puar is Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University and the author of The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability (November 2017, Duke University Press), and Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (2007, Duke University Press). In The Right to Maim Jasbir K. Puar brings her pathbreaking work on the… Jasbir K. Puar: “The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability”

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Youth in Transition to Adulthood Support Group

10/19/2017

Support Groups Presented by the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living in partnership with Children’s Special Health Care Services. Each of the following events will include a support group-specific to care partners as well as a separate support group for youths in transition to adulthood. Sessions will run from 6:30-8:00 pm on the dates listed below. Youth in Transition to Adulthood is a support group for youth ages 14 to 26 with chronic health issues… Youth in Transition to Adulthood Support Group

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Healthy Cooking Class Today

10/16/2017

Fall Healthy Cooking Classes New Day and Time: 10:00 am-11:30 am on select Mondays. There is a $5 fee per person for each class. The Ann Arbor CIL will be hosting healthy cooking classes this fall on select Mondays. 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… Healthy Cooking Class Today

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Accessible Voting Device Open House

10/12/2017

Accessible Voting Device Open House Friday, October 20, 2017 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living 3941 Research Park Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48108 New voting equipment is coming to all Washtenaw County polling locations. You’re invited to try the County’s new accessible device that enables all voters, including those with disabilities, to mark ballots privately and independently. This accessible ballot marking device includes an audio ballot reader and accommodates adaptive… Accessible Voting Device Open House

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Holiday Job Fair

10/04/2017

Holiday Job Fair Tuesday, October 24, 2017 1 – 4 pm   Local businesses are gearing up for the holiday season. Join us for a job fair featuring various businesses looking to fill seasonal, part time and full-time positions.   Employer or Community Organization Invite Latter and Registration Form October Job Fair Employer Invite Holiday Job Fair Registration (Electronic) Holiday Job Fair Registration (Print Verison)

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Adaptive Basketball Clinic

10/01/2017

University of Michigan Adaptive Basketball Clinic October 14, 2017 1-4pm Peace Lutheran Church 8260 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor Learn basketball skills through drills and games with experienced coaches and players Kids ages 15-18 in need of modification to play basketball due to physical disabilities. There will be sibling activities available.   Questions? Contact Rebecca McVey RMevey@med.umich.edu adaptive basketball clinic (2)

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