The Arc Michigan facilitates a statewide network of local chapters assisting persons with developmental disabilities and their families through education, training, technical assistance and advocacy.
The Arc of the U.S. is the largest community-based organization advocating for ans serving people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families. Resources on disability topics and public [policy are available.
Michigan Alliance for Families, www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org
Provides information, support, and education. This is Michigan’s Parent Training and Information Center, funded by the U.S. Department of Education. They have information on specific disabilities, special education resources, and a network of parent mentors and special education advocates throughout Michigan.
Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, www.mpas.org
Protects the rights of children and adults with disabilities in Michigan. They have information about: accessibility, Community Mental Health, education, employment, guardianship, health care, housing, service animals, Social Security and voting.