Resources

To access the resources below, click on the heading that best describes your needs.

General Disability Information

Disability Resource
NICHCY, the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, has a long history of providing accurate information and quality resources for families, professionals and the Parent Center.
Comorbidity
This Australian website provide a nice overview of conditions that can occur with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Self and Social

 Take Charge
A guide to reproductive health for women with disabilities. The  guide tells what to expect at a gynecology appointment, discusses birth control and preventing sexually transmitted infections and advises women with disabilities on how to ask to see a doctor without a parent or guardian present.

 Adult Living

Housing Services of Mid-Michigan
A non-profit, grant funded agency which provides homelessness assistance, rental subsidies for people with disabilities, first time homebuyer’s down-payment assistance, housing search assistance, and a variety of other housing programs. They also provide weekly housing guides for Eaton and Barry counties.
Financial Wellness
The National Disability Institute’s website, they provide a list of the top 12 financial wellness links for persons with disabilities, family members and service provider.
ASD and Safety
Autism Alliance of Michigan’s website provides a variety of downloadable resources such as vehicle ID cards, emergency plans and “I have autism” cards.
Resources for Guardianship  – This Word document provides a wealth of information on guardianship and its alternatives.

Employment

Michigan Rehabilitation Services
MRS works with with eligible customers and employers to achieve quality employment outcomes and independence for individuals with disabilities. They work in partnership with individuals with disabilities to prepare for and obtain competitive employment.
Disability Disclosure
The 411 on Disability Disclosure is a workbook to assist individuals with disabilities to make informed decisions regarding disclosure.

Education

Making My Way Through College
A guide for any student pursuing a degree or other type of credential (e.g., certification, license) at a two-year or four-year community college, college, or university. You will find information on a variety of topics relevant to preparing for and succeeding in college and transitioning from college into the world of work
MCTI
Michigan Career and Technical Institute conducts vocational and technical training programs and provides the supportive services needed to prepare Michigan citizens with disabilities for competitive employment.

Community

CATA
Capital Area Transit Authority provides a variety of public transportation services in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties.
Eatran
Curb-to-curb transportation services in Eaton County.
Clinton Transit
“The Blue Bus” provides transportation services in Clinton County.