News & Resources
December 15, 2022
Teri Rink, Director of the Office of Special Education, encourages you to share the resources on the Family Matters website. New fact sheets are added on an ongoing basis. You may sign up to receive notifications when new information is available.
October 4, 2022
START staff will be presenting and exhibiting at the Michigan Autism Conference (MAC), held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites in Kalamazoo on October 6-7, 2022. Visit MAC's website for more information and registration.
August 25, 2022
The U.S. Department of Education released a back-to-school checklist for parents and families.
May 10, 2022
The Michigan Department of Education Office of Special Education (MDE OSE) is excited to announce the release of a free virtual Applied Behavior Analysis in Schools course.
May 5, 2022
Central Michigan University is seeking people ages 14 and older to take part in a research study involving discussing their job and/or job search.
March 29, 2022
The Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (Family Center) and the Michigan Council for Exceptional Children both offer a camp scholarship program.
February 23, 2022
The Michigan Council for Exceptional Children's 82nd Annual Conference will be held March 2-4, 2022.
February 8, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is pleased to announce the release of revised developmental milestones and tips to support early child development.
January 31, 2022
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.
January 11, 2022
CDC: Study shows prevalence of ASD has increased to 1 in 44 children