Update: After much feedback and positive input from all of you, our community of friends and supporters, we have decided to merge this year’s Gala with our Summer Celebration on July 26. More info about the July 26 Summer Celebration coming soon! Please contact email@example.com or 734-971-0277 x 55 for more info!Read More The 2019 Gala is Coming Soon!
Thursday, July 26 4:00pm – 7:00pm Ann Arbor CIL 3941 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 Register by clicking here! 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… Sunny or Rain! Join us today for the Annual Summer PicnicRead More Sunny or Rain! Join us today for the Annual Summer Picnic
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!Read More Thanks for a Great Open House!
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 HouseRead More Join us June 6 for a Spring Open House
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
Table Talk and Bingo Friday, December 1st 2017 10:00-12:00 pm Monroe CIL 532 S. Monroe St. Monroe, MI 48161 Come join the Monroe CIL for a fun-filled morning as we gather for Peer Support and Bingo. This event is FREE. Please reserve your seat today! For more information or to request accommodations please contact: Tara at 734-682-5271. Monroe CIL BingoRead More Table Talk and Bingo
My Turn for ASD Families Sunday, November 12, 2017 9:30–11:30 a.m University of Michigan Museum of Natural History Families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders are invited to attend this free program in a less sensory-stimulating and crowd-free environment. This two-hour UMMNH event will allow My Turn visitors to explore the galleries at their own pace, view a planetarium show, and participate in ASD-friendly, hands-on activities with specially trained staff and docents. The Museum will… My Turn for ASD FamiliesRead More My Turn for ASD Families
The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability Jasbir K. Puar Rutgers University Wednesday, November 8 4:10 pm Lane Hall, Room 2239 Jasbir K. Puar is Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University and the author of The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability (November 2017, Duke University Press), and Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (2007, Duke University Press). In The Right to Maim Jasbir K. Puar brings her pathbreaking work on the… Jasbir K. Puar: “The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability”Read More Jasbir K. Puar: “The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability”
Support Groups Presented by the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living in partnership with Children’s Special Health Care Services. Each of the following events will include a support group-specific to care partners as well as a separate support group for youths in transition to adulthood. Sessions will run from 6:30-8:00 pm on the dates listed below. Youth in Transition to Adulthood is a support group for youth ages 14 to 26 with chronic health issues… Youth in Transition to Adulthood Support GroupRead More Youth in Transition to Adulthood Support Group
Fall Healthy Cooking Classes New Day and Time: 10:00 am-11:30 am on select Mondays. There is a $5 fee per person for each class. The Ann Arbor CIL will be hosting healthy cooking classes this fall on select Mondays. These classes are open to people of all ages and abilities. It is a great opportunity for everyone to gather, and learn how to cook cooperatively. If you want to learn a new healthy way of… Healthy Cooking Class TodayRead More Healthy Cooking Class Today