Answers about your child's special education program
Information about your child's disability
Hear from one of our Parent Mentors
Find an online workshop or view a recording
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
NEWSLETTERYou can't catch everything that comes through your social media feed. Sign up for our e-newsletter and event notifications for direct-to-your-inbox updates.
TIMELINE GRAPHICA new document from MDE OSE provides a visual representation of the timeline for initial evaluations to determine eligibility for special education programs and services.
NEW VIDEOCheck out our newest video! Graduation and the Personal Curriculum explains graduation requirements for students with disabilities and looks at the options available under PC.
- Important resources from Michigan Department of Education: Family Matters Fact Sheets, Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education, and Michigan.gov Special Education.