News & Resources
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 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).
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
May 6, 2021
The purpose of this commentary is to describe school-based and school-relevant interventions and instructional approaches for children and youth with autism that have been developed and employed during that time period.
May 3, 2021
As we kick-off our 20th Annual Conference today, we want to take a moment to reflect on 20 years of working with schools, community partners, and families to support students with ASD.