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Entering Higher Education and looking for support? Attachment(s)

Join us for our Education and ADA workshops happening on THREE Dates in THREE different counties:

Washtenaw

August 3rd, 2017

3:00- 4:30pm… Read more ›

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DAST and Employer ADA Training

Disability Awareness Sensitivity Training (DAST) & Employer Responsibility Under the ADA Thursday, July 13th 1:00P.M.-3:00P.M. Angela Walker is a founder and managing partner of the Ann Arbor-based

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DAST and ADA Responsibility Training Attachment(s)

Disability Awareness Sensitivity Training (DAST) & Employer Responsibility Under the ADA Thursday, July 13th 1:00P.M.-3:00P.M. Angela Walker is a founder and managing partner of the Ann Arbor-based

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SILC Forum on Disabilities

Public Forum: Disabilities

June 14, 2017

2-5pm

Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living

3941 Research Park Dr.

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Special Needs Trust and Financial Planning Attachment(s)

Special Needs Trust and Financial Planning Have You Ever Wondered How to Set Up a Special Needs Trust? Join us for a discussion with Sarah Schairbaum, a local attorney specializing

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Public Forum June 14th Attachment(s)

Public Forum: Disabilities

June 14, 2017

2-5pm

Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living

3941 Research Park Dr.

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Safe House Friends and Family Workshop Attachment(s)

Come to Safe House Center’s Friends and Family Workshop

to learn how to be a supportive person for the survivor or domestic violence and/or sexual assault… Read more ›

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Advocacy Training April 10, 2017

Have you ever wanted to speak up for yourself, but did not know how?

Have you ever wanted to help shape policy to make life better… Read more ›

North-South Commuter Rail Feasibility Study Community Meeting #3 Attachment(s)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

North-South Commuter Rail Feasibility Study

Community Meeting #3

The North-South Commuter Rail (also referenced as WALLY) is a proposed 27-mile long… Read more ›

National Council on Disability Quarterly Meeting

On behalf of the National Council on Disability (NCD), an independent federal agency, I’m writing to invite you to our next quarterly meeting taking place in Detroit, Michigan on Thursday… Read more ›

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City Meeting Calendar

  • We have created a Google Calendar to keep track of upcoming city meetings on issues affecting the Disability community-- housing, transportation, development and more. These are opportunities to learn more about the decisions being made and advocate for what is important to you.

    Click here for our Google city meetings calendar.
  • If you go, let us know!

Our Advocacy Work

  • The Ann Arbor CIL works to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities in these areas:

    • Transportation
    • Local Government
    • Health & Mental Health
    • Housing
    • Voting
    • Schools & Education
    • Curb Ramp & Sidewalk Safety
    • Parks & Recreation

Education

  • We also provide disability awareness and sensitivity training to:

    • Schools
    • Businesses
    • Colleges & Universities
    • Healthcare Providers
    • Entertainment Venues

    For more information on our education and training services for businesses and organizations, visit our Training & Consulting page.

Our Training Workshops

  • "Tom & Carolyn's Disability Awareness workshop is a ‘must attend’ for all employers and should be included as part of annual diversity training.” Elizabeth Kelly, PBS television show, 'A Wider World.'

    For more information on our Disability Awareness Workshops, visit our Training & Consulting page.

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