The Arc of Calhoun County – COVID-19 Related Reduced Operations

Effective Wednesday, November 18th, The Arc of Calhoun County will open on a significantly reduced capacity. The building is closed to the public until Monday, January 4th. Voicemails will be checked at least twice per week, however, if you need to reach someone regarding a program or service, please see below.   Volunteer Program The […]

Gatherings and Face Mask Order

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) released the Gatherings and Face Mask Order under MCL 333.2253 effective November 18, 2020, that addresses concerns about the rising number of COVID-19 cases, gatherings, and wearing of face masks. This order was extended on December 7 and was issued to protect vulnerable individuals, ensure the […]

ADA 30th Anniversary Celebration Webinar

✅ This topic for this call will be Americans with Disabilities Act 30th Anniversary Celebration.   In the continuing celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please join us in welcoming Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council Chairperson Bonnie González and guests, who will be sharing how the ADA has impacted their […]

Workshop: Rethinking Guardianship- Facilitating Lifelong Self-Determination

  How can we support a student’s transition into adulthood without taking away their rights? We’re pleased to present “Rethinking Guardianship- Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination” with Dohn Hoyle several times this year. Register today to join us on October 29th, 6-8pm You can read a little more about our presenter here:  https://domemagazine.com/tw100617/ Please forward this to […]

Four Part IEP Course Added- Michigan Alliance for Families

Parents, You are invited to virtually attend an IEP course that we will offer in September/ October.   This course is only for parents/ family members of a child who is currently receiving special education services and has a current IEP.   By signing up you will be committing to attend and participate in all […]

MDE OSE Webinar on September 14

In effort to promote family-school collaborations and provide a common and consistent understanding between parents, families, advocates, school districts, and intermediate school districts, the Michigan Department of Education Office of Special Education will host a webinar on September 14th, 1pm to 2:30pm.   MDE OSE will discuss the recently released guidance, titled Return to Learn […]

Social Security Administration Information on Service During the Pandemic

The Social Security Administration is providing the following information about accessing services during the pandemic: The Social Security Administration is committed to providing uninterrupted benefits and vital services the public relies on, especially during the current coronavirus pandemic. The public can speak with a representative by calling (800) 772-1213 or their local Social Security office. Local […]