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    Michigan Alliance for Families:

    Your free guide to special education.

    Michigan Alliance for Families provides information, support, and education for families who have children (birth through 26 years of age) who receive (or may be eligible to receive) special education services. This website can help you with finding information on special education issues as well as disability specific information.

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Special Education Resources

Answers about your child's special education program

Disability Information

Information about your child's disability


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Upcoming Events

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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'll be in Big Rapids on November 26 to help build support and resources for transition students age 14-26.

This will be an opportunity to learn about tools used for person centered planning – tools to build a real life! These life planning tools help students and their families create a comprehensive “vision” for the future.

RSVP today to save your spot!
SHARE if you are in the area!

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Does your child have challenging behaviors at school? Come learn about services provided through the IEP to teach and support positive behaviors at school.
Join us at the Redford Township Library on November 29.

Online registration and more events can be found at www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/upcoming-events
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We'll be in Berrien Springs on November 20 for a parent advocacy workshop. RSVP today to save your spot.

Find full details, more events, and online registration at www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/upcoming-events
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RSVP today to save your spot for our IEP workshop in Macomb county on December 5.
Topics include:
• The present level of academic achievement and functional performance statement
• Writing measurable goals and objectives
• Support services
• Plan implementation
• Resolving disagreements

Find more events and online registration at www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/upcoming-events/
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Funding Statement

Michigan Alliance for Families is a Michigan Department of Education IDEA Grant Funded Initiative. Michigan Alliance for Families is our state's federally funded Parent Training and Information Center. The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the US Department of Education, #H328M150066. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer, David Emenheiser.