CIL News

Join us July 26 for the Annual ADA Celebration Picnic

7/02/2018

Thursday, July 26 4:00pm – 7:00pm Ann Arbor CIL 3941 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 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 your bike and cycle… Join us July 26 for the Annual ADA Celebration 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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How to Better Understand Your Medicaid Rights

3/07/2018

How to Better Understand Your Medicaid Rights April 12, 2018, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living 3941 Research Park Dr Ann Arbor, MI 48108 This session is designed to help participants develop a better understanding of the rights, responsibilities and complaint processes for individuals receiving Medicaid. Representatives from state agencies will provide information on the purpose of each system, who is eligible, how to gain access, and what to expect… How to Better Understand Your Medicaid Rights

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2018 John Weir Scholarship Applications Now Available

2/23/2018

The Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living invites all high school seniors with disabilities to apply for the John Weir Academic Scholarship, named in honor of one of the Ann Arbor CIL founders. Applications are due Friday, April 6, 2018. One-time scholarships range from $200-$500. Eligible students for the John Weir Scholarship must: Be a high school senior graduating with the class of 2018; Have a significant disability of any kind – for example, physical,… 2018 John Weir Scholarship Applications Now Available

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Girl Talk/Guy Talk

2/21/2018

Guy Talk February 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27 (Tuesday evenings) 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Ann Arbor CIL 3941 Research Park Dr. Ann Arbor, MI 48108 Guy Talk is a social/support group for young men with disabilities ages 14-26.   In guy talk William will be working with men to talk about issues in their lives that may be uncomfortable to talk to a parent, caregiver, teacher or female.  He will provide a judgment free,… Girl Talk/Guy Talk

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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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Happy Holidays from the Ann Arbor CIL!

12/21/2017

Happy Holidays from the Ann Arbor CIL! We hope that you will be able to take a break from your busy lives to enjoy time with your family and friends! As the new year rolls around, please also consider giving back to the community! Gywnneth is not alone. With your help, we’ve provided 2153 employment services, involved 2052 youth in growth and transition opportunities, and organized and completed 9317 programmatic services to allow constituents like… Happy Holidays from the Ann Arbor CIL!

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