We believe in a world where everyone is valued. We stand in solidarity with advocacy organizations across the country to condemn the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, end the hatred of racism and ensure equality for all people.
It’s okay if you feel like you’re falling apart right now, tacos fall apart and we still love them! If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all of the turbulent things happening in your own world or the world at large, please reach out – your mental health is a priority! Below are resources to get you […]
10 week well living workshop Disability Network Oakland & Macomb is excited to host a 10-week virtual workshop on living well with a disability. This 10-week workshop is designed for people with disabilities who want to learn new skills, meet new people and improve their quality of life by improving their health. Learning healthy lifestyle […]
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By Joel Feick Inside the modern Media Center at the Michigan School for the Deaf, students are learning about “hard skills and soft skills”. TDN’s Youth Ambassador Amanda Banks is helping 5 students with hard skills like college and soft skills like time management. The class is lead by Teresa Miracle, the Communications […]
By Joel Feick For the past 3 months, 50 year old Mike has called Fenton Health Care his home. When he developed cellulitis in his leg, he went from a hospital to a rehab facility to nursing care. But he really couldn’t wait to get out. The Flint native says a 2005 spinal tap left […]
By Patrick Young, ableusa.info Getting and keeping a job you like is difficult for anyone, but it can be incredibly hard for someone with a disability. Having a sight, hearing or motor-function disability doesn’t make it impossible to get a good job, but it can be considerably harder. Fortunately, this age of technology has ushered […]
As our Happy Thanksgiving to you, we want to share some of our best Thanksgiving fails. So here’s to a little chuckle and some stress relief as we navigate our kitchens, families and friends. The cat made me do it I was multitasking in the kitchen as you often do during holiday meal prep and […]
By Joel Feick Inclusive kitchen classes from The Disability Network are timely ahead of biggest kitchen week of the year Inside the Flint Farmers Market, 2 great-grandmothers sat side by side in wheelchairs listening. And occasionally eating. They are part of an Adaptive Kitchen class, taught by TDN’s Carrie Gerdeman. This is a 4-week class […]