Category: Events

Sunny or Rain! Join us today for the Annual Summer Picnic

7/23/2018

Thursday, July 26 4:00pm – 7:00pm Ann Arbor CIL 3941 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 Register by clicking here! 28 years ago, the American Disabilities Act was signed into law, paving the way for a better and more equal life for people with disabilities. On Thursday, July 26, join us for food, fun, and festivities to celebrate this important milestone! Free BBQ picnic Cookie decorating Lawn games Board games Adaptive tennis demonstration Bring… Sunny or Rain! Join us today for the Annual Summer Picnic

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Thanks for a Great Open House!

6/08/2018

Thank you to everyone who came out to join us Wednesday for our spring open house, “Growing Forward.” It was a privilege and honor to host over 100 valued partners and supporters from around the Ann Arbor, Livingston, and Monroe communities. Visitors toured our refreshed spaces (including fresh carpet and newly painted building!), learned about our extensive services, and chatted with staff and Board members. Jacqueline Kaufman, associate professor and director of the division of… Thanks for a Great Open House!

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Join us June 6 for a Spring Open House

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… Join us June 6 for a Spring Open House

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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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