Special Education Resources Web Links

  • ARC of the United States

    The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

  • Autism Society of Michigan

    ASM exists because persons with autism spectrum disorder have unique capacities and gifts and we are fortunate to have them in our lives. We believe persons with autism spectrum disorders contribute in unique ways to their families and communities. ASM believes that the best advocacy occurs with education and respect and the presumption of competence of all persons.

  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

    CHADD's primary objectives are: to provide a support network for parents and caregivers; to provide a forum for continuing education; to be a community resource and disseminate accurate, evidence-based information about ADHD to parents, educators, adults, professionals, and the media; to promote ongoing research; and to be an advocate on behalf of the ADHD community.

  • Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan

    The Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan values all people with epilepsy. We commit our resources to empowering their independence and inspiring productive lives.

  • Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan

    To enhance the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families through advocacy, education, training, service and support of research.

  • Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA)

    The mission of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) is to provide professional support and development, public awareness and advocacy for professionals in communication sciences and disorders and the individuals they serve.

  • National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) Michigan Key Contacts - Lists

    NICHCY is very pleased to offer you a wealth of information on disabilities! We serve the nation as a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth. Here, you’ll also find easy-to-read information on IDEA, the law authorizing early intervention services and special education. Our State Resource Sheets will help you connect with the disability agencies and organizations in your state.Read and freely share our many articles and publications, sign up for our newsletter, and write or call us for more personalized assistance. We are here to help.

  • National Down Syndrome Congress

    The mission of the NDSC is to provide information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of life for individuals with Down syndrome.

  • Special Olympics Michigan

    The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Athletes are given continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness and athletic skill, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

  • United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan

  • United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan connects people with disabilities to the opportunities and resources needed to live productive and independent lives.
    UCP Michigan believes that every person with a disability has a right to be a full member of his or her community. UCP Michigan knows that people with disabilities and their families will have to work hard to get the services they need, and that parents of children with cerebral palsy need information and support as they search for answers and services. UCP wants to be there for parents of children with cerebral palsy and for people with disabilities when they need information about their rights and about how to go about getting the services and equipment they need.