CIL News

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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Carolyn Grawi to Depart from the Ann Arbor CIL

12/19/2017

  It is with mixed emotions that the Ann Arbor CIL announces the departure of Carolyn Grawi from the Center.  Carolyn has served as Executive Director since 2014, and prior to that served the Center as Vice President of Programs 2013-2014, and Director of Advocacy and Education 2005-2013. She will be leaving the Center to pursue a new opportunity in 2018. Over Carolyn’s more than 12 years of service at the Center, she has accomplished… Carolyn Grawi to Depart from the Ann Arbor CIL

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Donate today to support the Ann Arbor CIL!

12/15/2017

Donations help the Ann Arbor CIL hosts workshops and events and offer private services to help people with disabilities advance at home, at school, at work, and in the community. Our top services include peer support, advocacy, information and referral, transition, and independent living. With your help, we’ve provided 2153 employment services, gotten 2052 youth involved in growth opportunities, and organized 9317 annual programmatic services. A donation goes a long way in the lives of… Donate today to support the Ann Arbor CIL!

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