Category: Events

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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Ann Arbor CIL End of the Summer Picnic & Universal Access Playground Grand Opening

9/14/2017

Join the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living for an end-of-summer picnic at the Grand Opening of the Rotary Centennial Universal Access Playground! Sunday, Sept. 17 3pm-6pm  Gallup Park, 3000 Fuller Road  Ann Arbor Celebrating the first 100 years of the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor in September of 2016, the Club has established a Universal Access Playground in Gallup Park. With the help of the Ann Arbor CIL, the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor has ensured that… Ann Arbor CIL End of the Summer Picnic & Universal Access Playground Grand Opening

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Youth in Transition to Adulthood Pizza Party

9/14/2017

The Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living and Children’s Special Health Care Services Presents: Youth in Transition to Adulthood Pizza Party Thursday, September 28th 6:30- 8:00 pm Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living 3941 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, Mi 48108 This event is for youth from ages 14 to 26 with chronic health issues and/or disabilities and their families. Learn about your voting rights, how to register to vote and how to vote. RSVP by… Youth in Transition to Adulthood Pizza Party

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Hero Nation THIS SATURDAY

9/04/2017

Hero Nation is a FREE, family-friendly comic convention that celebrates superheroes and diversity with the mission that everyone has a hero inside of themselves that deserves to be celebrated. Hero Nation also seeks to amplify the voices of marginalized people including people of color, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities and women. The event will take place on Saturday, September 9th from 1pm-6pm at the Parkridge Community Center. Hero Nation–Ypsilanti was inspired by: The need for more visibility for everyday heroes and… Hero Nation THIS SATURDAY

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