Good morning to all. Due to the icy weather and difficult road conditions the Ann Arbor CIL will be closed until 12pm today Friday, January 12th. Please refer to our website before heading into the CIL this afternoon in case our plans change. We wish you all a morning of warmth and safety. In addition, afternoon Art Class will be cancelled for the day as well.Read More Ann Arbor CIL Office Morning Closure 1/12/2018
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 RenaissanceRead More Free Sensory Friendly Open Rehearsal – Russian Renaissance
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!Read More Happy Holidays from the Ann Arbor CIL!
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 CILRead More Carolyn Grawi to Depart from the Ann Arbor CIL
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!Read More Donate today to support the Ann Arbor CIL!
Good morning to all. Due to the snowy weather and difficult road conditions the Ann Arbor CIL will be closed until 12pm today Thursday, December 14th. Please refer to our website before heading into the CIL this afternoon in case our plans change. We wish you all a morning of warmth and safety.Read More Ann Arbor CIL Morning Office Closure
Michigan Medicine Adaptive Sports Program presents Wheelchair Basketball Clinic December 9, 2017 1:00-4:00 Peace Lutheran Church 8260 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor Children ages 5-18, in need of modification to play basketball due to physical disability, are welcome to come learn basketball skills and drills with wheelchair basketball coaches and other players. Participants must register with Becky McVey at firstname.lastname@example.orgRead More Wheelchair Basketball Clinic
Open Enrollment on the Marketplace ends Friday, December 15 While it’s true that Medicaid is open year-round, there are many people who are just over the Medicaid cutoff. (A single person working full time at $9.00/hour is over the Medicaid cutoff.) Remember that Open Enrollment on the Marketplace this year is half the length of open enrollment last year. Last year, we had three months…this year, November 1-December 15. The Washtenaw Health Plan is open… Open Enrollment on the Marketplace ends Friday, December 15Read More Open Enrollment on the Marketplace ends Friday, December 15
Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) If you are new to Medicare, or perhaps need help enrolling or changing your current plans, MMAP services are available at the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (www.aacil.org). MMAP is a free health-benefit counseling service provided to Michigan residents. The goal is to help Michigan’s Medicare beneficiaries find their way through the health benefits maze and better understand their health insurance and drug coverage options. If you would like individual… Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)Read More Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)
On Saturday, November 25, 2017 longtime Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living peer and advocate for disabilities rights, Maria Louisa Ann Kirchhoff, passed away. Maria will be remembered for the many lives she touched as a Spinal Cord Injury Peer Mentor. The Ann Arbor CIL is thankful to have been part of Maria’s journey. To learn more about Maria, read her article in the 2003 edition of Access Magazine. For more on arrangements or to… The Ann Arbor CIL Remembers Longtime CIL Champion and Volunteer Maria Louisa Ann KirchhoffRead More The Ann Arbor CIL Remembers Longtime CIL Champion and Volunteer Maria Louisa Ann Kirchhoff