Information & Resources

Our Information and Assistance service is provided over the telephone, by email, or in person to people with disabilities, their families and friends, and other members of the community seeking disability-related information. We handle nearly 1000 calls a year and maintain a library of over 250 disability-related topics.

Information & Resources News

Community News: Call for Focus Group Participants with Cerebral Palsy. Attachment(s)

Study ID: HUM00104815 IRB: IRBMED Date Approved: 6/6/2016 Expiration Date: 3/2/2017

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Michigan Health System

Reducing Sedentary Behavior: Focus Group Participants Needed

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Community Event: Miller Manor Open House, June 23, 2016, 1pm – 4pm.

Ann Arbor Housing Commission & Avalon Housing
Invite you to Celebrate with us

June 23. 2016
1pm – 4pm

727 Miller Ave.Read more ›

Community Announcement: Women’s Health & Disability: Focus Group Participants Needed Attachment(s)

Researchers from The University of Michigan Health System’s Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department are currently exploring issues that women and girls with disabilities face when receiving care for gynecological or… Read more ›

Community Announcement: Interested in Serving As A Poll Worker?

Jurisdictions in Washtenaw County are recruiting registered voters and youth age 16 to 18 to serve their community as poll workers during the upcoming August 2 State Primary and November

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Featured News

CIL Staff to be at the Chelsea District Library to see Consumers on Wed. May 25th from 10:30 am – noon.

The Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (CIL)  is a non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities in  Washtenaw, Livingston and Monroe Counties.

Our areas… Read more ›

Featured News

AAATA/TheRide to kick off largest bus service expansion since the late 70’s on Sunday May 1st!

Sunday, May 1st we will see the largest expansion of bus service in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area since 1979.

TheRide will implement:

  • New routes to serve more places
  • New

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Community Announcement: Air Travel for People Who Use Wheelchairs Survey

Funded by Paralyzed Veterans Administration

If you use a wheelchair and have flown in a commercial aircraft in the last 5 years, we are interested in your input. Please fill… Read more ›

Community Event: Trouble Hearing & Understanding?

Trouble Hearing and Understanding ?

There are dozens of things that can help instead of and in addition to hearing aids.

To Learn more about

Adapting to Hearing LossRead more ›

Speak Up for a Safer Washtenaw Ave!

Make sure your voice is heard and the needs of the disability community are a part of the plan to make Washtenaw Avenue more accessible.

PleaseRead more ›

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