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News & Updates
SECLUSION AND RESTRAINT DOCUMENTMichigan Alliance for Families has created a new document to inform families whose children experience (or may be at risk of experiencing) seclusion and/or restraint.
TRANSITION AND FOSTER CARENew resources to connect students experiencing foster care to appropriate information and programs as the student transitions from school to adult life.
NEW VIDEOCheck out our newest video on Sensory Processing Disorders. When parents and schools have a better understanding of how SPD is impacting the student at school, those needs can be addressed.
- Important resources from Michigan Department of Education: Family Matters Fact Sheets, Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education, and Michigan.gov Special Education.