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Need help navigating the special education system? Talk to a parent who's been there.
Connect directly with one of our local parent mentors to address your family's needs. Their perspective can not only help you navigate the system, but they can also help you be more involved in your child's education. All Michigan families are able to access an extensive collection of electronic or printed resources, informational support and referrals to local community resources. To get in touch with a Michigan Alliance for Families staff member, Contact Us.
News & Updates
We've added COVID-19/coronavirus information to our website, including written guidance from MDE, along with parent resources. NEW: Special Education and Distance Learning. Also, be sure to sign up for our e-newsletter!
COVID-19 & SPECIAL EDUCATION VIDEOS
- Our three videos related to the pandemic can be viewed on our YouTube channel.
VIRTUAL PARENT SUPPORT GROUP
- Michigan Alliance for Families is hosting Sharing Our Strengths and Struggles support chats to connect and support parents who have children with a disability- on June 25, July 23, August 27. Registration required.
-Three important resources from Michigan Department of Education: Family Matters Fact Sheets, Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education, and Special Education Guidance Documents- Catamaran.
- We are hiring in Southeast Michigan! If you live in Lenawee, Monroe or Washtenaw County and are interested in providing information, mentoring, and support to other families around special education issues, please read the job description, requirements and responsibilities for details. We encourage you to apply! Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Kanika Littleton at email@example.com by July 24, 2020.