A more Accessible Library for Flint

Flint’s new Public Library is open for the first time in two years after a $30 million renovation. “This is truly a place for children and families and residents of all ages,” says Ridgway White. For 95-year-old former librarian Edith Prunty Spencer, it’s a place for people of all abilities. “It’s accessible, now whereas before […]

Autism Acceptance Month

“I want to be an independent person. I want to be able to stand on my own 2 feet”. Ava is a senior, who’s into writing. She was diagnosed with autism at age 9. She calls herself high functioning, while she faces challenges. “I have anxiety, depression, autism, ADD, the whole list. Ava could be […]

U of M Flint Accommodations

The University of Michigan Flint has about 250 students who are registered through its Disability and Accessibility support services. One thing they learned right away, it’s a whole lot different than high school. One student who struggled with the transition is senior Cat Carlise, who admits she’s living with a variety of illnesses. Cat Carlysle […]

A Resource For Veterans

 Veteran’s Day has a special meaning for 30 year-old Matt J. of Grand Blanc. The former US Marine spent time serving our country in Afghanistan back in 2012-2013. He’s among the veterans being helped by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 3 in Burton.     More than 30, 000 veterans are eligible for help through the non-profit […]