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CDC: Study shows prevalence of ASD has increased to 1 in 44 children

January 11, 2022

CDC: Study shows prevalence of ASD has increased to 1 in 44 children

Michigan Alliance for Families: IEP Course for Parents

January 5, 2022

Michigan Alliance for Families is inviting parents to join a 5-week online course to the quality of their contributions to their child�s Individualized Education Program (IEP) and increase the their effectiveness to address concerns using the IEP process.

School Safety Drills and Exercises for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Tips and Resources for Educators

December 8, 2021

The National Association of School Psychologists shares tips and resources for educators regarding school safety drills and exercises for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

New grant opportunity to reduce bullying for youth with special health care needs

December 6, 2021

You are invited to join the Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and the Children's Special Health Care Services to learn about a new grant opportunity to reduce bullying for youth with special health care needs.

Michigan Interagency Transition Team (MITT) is seeking input from families and caregivers!

November 3, 2021

The Michigan Interagency Transition Team (MITT) is seeking input from families and caregivers of youth and children receiving special education services in Michigan to hear about programs that prepare students for life after high school.

Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute is seeking feedback!

October 29, 2021

The Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute is seeking what is most important to you so they can meet the needs of Michigan's intellectual and developmental disability community!

START staff will be presenting at the Michigan Autism Conference

September 21, 2021

START staff will be presenting at the virtual Michigan Autism Conference (MAC) on October 7-8, 2021. 

MI Developmental Disabilities Council and Heritage Southwest ISD: Collaboration Presentation on Employment

August 5, 2021

The Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council and Heritage Southwest ISD are hosting free virtual educational opportunities on employment.

MDHHS issued updated recommendations for schools to help prevent transmission of COVID-19

June 25, 2021

MDHHS issued its updated recommendations for schools to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 within school buildings in an effort to reduce disruptions to in-person learning and help protect those who are not fully vaccinated.

Organization for Autism Research: Grants Available

May 10, 2021

The Organization for Autism Research has grants available to support projects that promote autism awareness and acceptance. Teachers, youth group organizers, parents, and autism professionals are eligible to apply. Applications are due June 25, 2021: http



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