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Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo

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517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
269-345-1516 www.dnswm.org

November 2015

Phenomenal Women

November 3, 2015 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This women's support group is open to women with any type of disability. Women are welcome to come share experiences of living with a disability, support other women living with a disability and discuss a variety of topics of interest in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. The group meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Leatrice Fullerton for more information at (269) 345-1516 x118.

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

November 5, 2015 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Miranda Grunwell for more information at (269) 345-1516 x120.

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KNOWvember Movie (Kzoo)

November 9, 2015 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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KNOWvember Movie & Discussion The Great Fight for Disability Rights DATE & TIME: Monday, November 9, 2015, 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. LOCATION: Disability Network Southwest Michigan | Kalamazoo 517 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo MI (map) TO REGISTER: contact Miranda or call her at (269) 345-1516 Do you know the history of the disability rights movement? Bring your lunch and join us for the movie The Great Fight for Disability Rights and a discussion about the history no one ever…

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TAG Team

November 11, 2015 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Transportation Advocacy Group (TAG Team) monitors the day-to-day service of public transit to ensure it complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! TAG Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. If you have any questions about the TAG Team, please email Michele McGowen or…

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Access Team

November 11, 2015 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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The Access Team works on projects that improve accessibility for people with disabilities in our communities and educates businesses and community leaders about barriers to full inclusion. Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! The Access Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. For more information about the Access Team, email Paul Ecklund…

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Southwest Michigan Brain Injury Network

November 13, 2015 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Gina Richards, LMSW Psychology Wellness and Healing Behavior/Social Issues for People with Brain Injuries 8:00 Breakfast | 8:15 Introductions & Updates | 8:30 Presentation The mission of the Southwest Michigan Brain Injury Network is to encourage the development and provision of necessary services for persons with brain injuries and their support systems. Efforts focus on providing educational supports for survivors and their families, service providers, and the community at large; facilitating interactive collaboration among all persons and resources involved with…

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Board Mtg

November 23, 2015 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Disability Network Southwest Michigan Board meetings are open to the public. We welcome your input! Public comment is taken at the beginning of each meeting. The Board usually meets the 3rd Monday of every month (no meeting July & December) from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Disability Network’s community building in Kalamazoo. Check our Events calendar for exact dates.For more information, or to request an accommodation, contact Margaret at (269) 345-1516 x101.

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December 2015

Book Club (Kzoo)

December 2, 2015 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Book Club The Disability Network Book Club meets quarterly (March, June, September, December) in both our Kalamazoo and St. Joseph offices. The Book Club is currently open to members only. If you are not a member, you are welcome to come try a book club meeting, if you’re interested in membership we can sign you up. A light lunch will be provided Learn more about our Book Club December Book: Owning It: Stories About Teens with Disabilities (Edited by: Donald…

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January 2016

Lunch + Movie + Discussion (Kzoo)

January 15, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: the January 15th event is FULL -- we have added an additional event on Friday, January 29, please sign up for that one! MOVIE: Gattaca In “the not-too-distant” future, where genetic engineering of humans is common and DNA plays the primary role in determining social class, Vincent (Ethan Hawke) is conceived and born without the aid of this technology. Suffering from the nearly eradicated physical dysfunctions of myopia and a congenital heart defect, as well as being given a…

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Board Meeting

January 18, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 1, 2016

Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Our Board meetings are open to the public. We welcome your input! Public comment is taken at the beginning of each meeting. The Board usually meets the 3rd Monday of every month (no meeting July & December) from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Disability Network’s Community Building in Kalamazoo. For more information, or to request an accommodation, contact Margaret at (269) 345-1516 x101.

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Movie+Lunch+Discussion (Kzoo)

January 29, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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MOVIE: Gattaca In “the not-too-distant” future, where genetic engineering of humans is common and DNA plays the primary role in determining social class, Vincent (Ethan Hawke) is conceived and born without the aid of this technology. Suffering from the nearly eradicated physical dysfunctions of myopia and a congenital heart defect, as well as being given a life expectancy of 30.2 years, Vincent faces extreme genetic discrimination and prejudice. The only way he can achieve his life-long dream of becoming an…

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February 2016

Southwest Michigan Brain Injury Network

February 12, 2016 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Patrick Rowley, D.C. Brain Balance of Kalamazoo | Borgess Spine Evaluation & Treatment of Aberrant Eye Movements in Brain Injury 8:00 Coffee & Networking | 8:15 Introductions & Updates | 8:30 Presentation The mission of the Southwest Michigan Brain Injury Network is to encourage the development and provision of necessary services for persons with brain injuries and their support systems. Efforts focus on providing educational supports for survivors and their families, service providers, and the community at large; facilitating interactive…

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Disability Language & Assumptions (Kzoo)

February 26, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Free Workshop The language we use is powerful and can reveal hidden assumptions we might not know we have. At this free workshop we invite human service professionals to explore new ideas, ask questions in a safe environment and challenge some assumptions about what it means to live with a disability. This is a fragrance-free environment. Please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products to these events. Let us know when registering if you require an accommodation. Download…

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March 2016

Book Club (Kzoo – cancelled)

March 2, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Due to hazardous weather conditions, Book Club in Kalamazoo has been postponed to Wednesday, March 16 at noon. Please join us then. Book Club The Disability Network Book Club meets quarterly (March, June, September, December) in both our Kalamazoo and St. Joseph offices. The Book Club is currently open to members only. If you are not a member, you are welcome to come try a book club meeting, if you’re interested in membership we can sign you up. A light…

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Book Club (Kzoo)

March 16, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Book Club The Disability Network Book Club meets quarterly (March, June, September, December) in both our Kalamazoo and St. Joseph offices.A light lunch will be provided For the accessibility and well-being of our employees and visitors, Disability Network Southwest Michigan is a fragrance-free office. Please do not wear colognes and perfumes when visiting. Learn more about our Book Club March Book: The Speed of Dark (by: Elizabeth Moon) In the near future, disease will be a condition of the past.…

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Brain Injury Survivors Group Anniversary Celebration

March 31, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Join us to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Brain Injury Survivors Group at Disability Network Southwest Michigan. Speakers include Mike Dabbs, Brain Injury Association of Michigan, Joel Cooper, President & CEO of Disability Network Southwest Michigan, Pete Mulder, former BI Group facilitator and members of the BI Group. Schedule: Refreshments 2:00 - 2:30 Program 2:30 - 3:30 Social 3:30 - 4:00 Please RSVP to Miranda Grunwell for more information at (269) 345-1516 x120. Please let us know in advance…

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April 2016

Speak Up! (Kzoo)

April 15, 2016 @ 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Speak Up! Basic Skills of Self-Advocacy Join us for this FUN and FREE workshop for people with disabilities to learn about self-advocacy. Through fun and interactive activities you will learn: What advocacy is What your rights are and the laws that protect your rights How to make an action plan for advocacy Disability history and the fight for disability rights Download Flyer This is a fragrance-free environment. Please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products to these events.…

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May 2016

Southwest Michigan Brain Injury Network

May 13, 2016 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Topic: Anxiety and Brain Injury Speaker: Shawn Nabors, MA, LLPC | Clinical Director & Anxiety Therapist 8:00 Coffee & Networking | 8:15 Introductions & Updates | 8:30 Presentation Shawn Nabors is an anxiety therapist & the Clinical Director of The Anxiety Treatment Center of West Michigan. He will be speaking about anxiety and Brain Injury. The mission of the Southwest Michigan Brain Injury Network is to encourage the development and provision of necessary services for persons with brain injuries and…

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Community Conversation (Kalamazoo)

May 23, 2016 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Let Your Voice Be Heard In Lansing! May 23 Community Conversation Focuses on Public Trust In Government Want to speak out on the important issues of the day? Have strong feelings about trust in state government? You’ll have your chance Monday, May 23 at Disability Network Southwest Michigan’s Kalamazoo office. The 1:00 p.m. program is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested. Disability Network is hosting this "community conversation" in cooperation with the Center for Michigan. This speak-out…

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Disability Pride (Kzoo)

May 25, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Disability Pride: A Journey to Self-Acceptance What is Disability Pride? (Hint: It’s different for everyone.) People with disabilities get a lot of messages about how disability is a “bad” part of who they are, something they should fix, change or hide. Curious? Confused? Disagree? Well, come and check it out for yourself! Find out what PRIDE could mean for you. Lunch will be provided. This is a FREE event but we ask that you RSVP to Miranda or call (269)…

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June 2016

Book Club (Kzoo)

June 1, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Book Club The Disability Network Book Club meets quarterly (March, June, September, December) in both our Kalamazoo and St. Joseph offices. A light lunch will be provided. THE BOOK: Out of My Mind (By: Sharon M. Draper) Melody is not like most people. She cannot walk or talk, but she has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. She is smarter than most of the adults who try to diagnose her and smarter…

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September 2016

Book Club (Kzoo)

September 7, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Lunchtime Book Club The Disability Network Book Club meets quarterly (March, June, September, December) in both our Kalamazoo and St. Joseph offices. A light lunch will be provided, please RSVP to Dale (269) 345-1517 x123 September Book Selection: Icy Sparks By: Gwyn Hyman Rubio Icy Sparks is only 10 years old the first time it happens. The sudden itching, the pressure squeezing her skull, and the “little invisible rubber bands” attached to her eyelids are all symptoms of Tourette’s syndrome.…

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Lunch+Movie+Discussion (Kalamazoo)

September 28, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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How do we measure the value of entertainment? What price do athletes pay for one of this country’s favorite spectator sports? Join Us on Wednesday, September 28 from noon to 2:30 for lunch and the movie "Concussion." Light lunch provided, please RSVP to Miranda (269) 345-1516 x120 Concussion While conducting an autopsy on former NFL football player Mike Webster (David Morse), forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) discovers neurological deterioration that is similar to Alzheimer’s disease. Omalu names the…

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October 2016

Disability & Employment / Kalamazoo

October 5, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Know Your Rights: Disability & Employment Disability Network Southwest Michigan is hosting a series of FREE workshops throughout the region to help people with disabilities know their rights with regard to disclosing their disability to an employer. What the workshop will cover: Learn the only reason you have to tell an employer about your disability or medical condition. Find out the best way to ask for an accommodation at work. Learn your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Learn…

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November 2016

Board Meeting

November 28, 2016 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 30, 2017

Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Our Board meetings are open to the public. We welcome your input! Public comment is taken at the beginning of each meeting. The Board usually meets the 4th Monday of every month (no meeting July & December) from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Disability Network’s Community Building in Kalamazoo. For more information, or to request an accommodation, contact Margaret at (269) 345-1516 x101.

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Bottom Dollars (Kalamazoo)

November 29, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Movie & Discussion: Bottom Dollars A Rooted in Rights Original Documentary Join us as we watch this groundbreaking documentary & then have a discussion about what this means for workers with disabilities in our community. When the Fair Labor Standards Act passed in 1938, it included a revolutionary civil rights protection: a minimum wage. American workers could no longer be exploited for their hard work—with one huge exception. Section 14(c) of the Act included an exemption allowing some workers, people…

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December 2016

Book Club (Kzoo)

December 7, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Book Club + Movie This month we will be discussing the book AND watching the MOVIE!* A light lunch will be provided, please RSVP to Michele (269) 345-1516 x116 THE BOOK: The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving (By: Johnathan Evison) For Ben Benjamin, all has been lost--his wife, his family, his home, his livelihood. Hoping to find a new direction, he enrolls in a night class called The Fundamentals of Caregiving, where he will learn to take care of people with…

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January 2017

Lunch & Learn: Rise Up! (Kzoo)

January 23, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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LUNCH & LEARN Rise Up! Disability Resistance, History & Pride Many of us in the disability community are unaware of the depth of our culture and history and feel shame and stigma instead of pride around our disability identities. Family, friends and human service professionals also have a lack of knowledge of disability history and struggle to find ways to support our journey to disability pride. Let’s change that! Join us We are hosting a Lunch & Learn event on…

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February 2017

Movie + Lunch: Temple Grandin (Kzoo)

February 27, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Disability Network Southwest Michigan is hosting a series of MOVIE + LUNCH + DISCUSSION events. Join us for: Temple Grandin Join us as we watch & discuss the HBO movie Temple Grandin. Based on the true story of the real Dr. Grandin, many of the low expectations and barriers Temple Grandin and her family faced 60 years ago still exist today. While this story is her unique journey, it also speaks to the universal need for our culture to address…

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March 2017

Book Club (Kzoo)

March 1, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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An event every 3 months that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 30, 2017

Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Lunchtime Book Club The Disability Network Book Club meets quarterly (March, June, September, December) in both our Kalamazoo and St. Joseph offices. A light lunch will be provided, please RSVP to Michele McGowen (269) 345-1516 x116. When registering, let us know if you require an accommodation. For the accessibility and well-being of our employees and visitors, Disability Network Southwest Michigan is a fragrance-free office. Please do not wear colognes and perfumes when visiting. Learn more about our Book Club

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Movie + Lunch: Regarding Henry (Kzoo)

March 27, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Disability Network Southwest Michigan is hosting a series of MOVIE + LUNCH + DISCUSSION events. Join us for: Regarding Henry Join us as we watch and discuss Regarding Henry. Recovery from a brain injury is a unique journey for everyone, although there are some common experiences. After the film, learn about the resources and support group services in Southwest Michigan for people living with brain injury in honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month Film Description: Henry Turner, a slick, ruthless…

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April 2017

Movie + Lunch: The King’s Speech (Kzoo)

April 24, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Disability Network Southwest Michigan is hosting a series of MOVIE + LUNCH + DISCUSSION events. Join us for: The King’s Speech Join us as we watch and discuss The King’s Speech, a 2010 biopic based on the true story of Prince Albert, the man who becomes King George VI of England. Are the stereotypes and fears of having a stutter different today than in 1939? Film Description: The year is 1939. Britain is entering into war with Germany. The introduction…

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May 2017

Southwest Michigan Brain Injury Network

May 12, 2017 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Topic: Legal issues regarding Social Security & auto insurance Speakers: Deb Palmer and Steve Weston from Varnum Law LLP offices 8:00 Coffee & Networking | 8:15 Introductions & Updates | 8:30 Presentation The mission of the Southwest Michigan Brain Injury Network is to encourage the development and provision of necessary services for persons with brain injuries and their support systems. Efforts focus on providing educational supports for survivors and their families, service providers, and the community at large; facilitating interactive…

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Public Forum: Michigan’s Common Disability Agenda

May 24, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Gathering input for Michigan's Common Disability Agenda A series of public forums are being held throughout Michigan to gather input on the topic of disability in Michigan. One of these sessions is being held at Disability Network Southwest Michigan's Kalamazoo Office on May 24, 2017 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm. Your input is being sought to: Identify priorities for Michigan’s future. Make recommendations for policy change or new programs and supports. Share what’s important to you. Who should attend? People…

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August 2017

Lunchtime Book Club (Kzoo)

August 23, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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One event on February 7, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on May 2, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on August 22, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 1, 2017 at 12:00pm

Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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The Disability Network Book Club meets quarterly in both our Kalamazoo and St. Joseph offices. A light lunch will be provided, please RSVP to Leatrice (269) 345-1516 x118. When registering, let us know if you require an accommodation. For the accessibility and well-being of our employees and visitors, Disability Network Southwest Michigan is a fragrance-free office. Please do not wear colognes and perfumes when visiting. Learn more about our Book Club

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September 2017

Express Vote & Voter Training

September 26, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NEW disability-friendly voting machines are coming to Kalamazoo County New Express Vote machines will replace the old AutoMark voting machines in Kalamazoo County. Disability Network Southwest Michigan is partnering with the Kalamazoo County Clerk’s office and the City of Kalamazoo Clerk’s office to offer this hands-on training to teach people how to use the new Express Vote machines and answer questions about your voter rights. Join us for the FREE training and be one of the first people in Kalamazoo…

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Roadtrip Nation: Being You / Kzoo

September 29, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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From big name CEOs to the accomplished people you interact with on a daily basis, many individuals live with learning disabilities and ADHD—and they’re harnessing their differences for success. Roadtrip Nation sent three young people out on a journey to hear their struggles, ask their advice, and discover how they turned a so-called limitation into an asset. Follow three young people with learning disabilities and ADHD as they travel the country to seek advice from TV host Howie Mandel, ice…

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October 2017

Employment Disclosure – Kalamazoo

October 3, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Know Your Rights: Disability & Employment Disability Network Southwest Michigan is hosting a series of FREE workshops throughout the region to help people with disabilities know their rights with regard to disclosing their disability to an employer. What the workshop will cover: Learn the only reason you have to tell an employer about your disability or medical condition. Find out the best way to ask for an accommodation at work. Learn your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Learn…

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Board Meeting

October 23, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Our Board meetings are open to the public. We welcome your input! Public comment is taken at the beginning of each meeting. The Board usually meets the 4th Monday of every month (no meeting July & December) from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Disability Network’s Community Building in Kalamazoo. For more information, or to request an accommodation, contact Margaret at (269) 345-1516 x101.

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

October 26, 2017 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: Due to flood damage at our location, the Brain Injury Survivors Support Group will meet at Senior Services located at 918 Jasper St., Kalamazoo (map). This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in…

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November 2017

Lunchtime Book Club (Kzoo)

November 1, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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The Disability Network Book Club meets quarterly in both our Kalamazoo and St. Joseph offices. A light lunch will be provided, please RSVP to Leatrice (269) 345-1516 x118. THE BOOK: A Piece of the World (By: Christina Baker Kline) To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly disabled by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small…

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

November 2, 2017 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: Due to flood damage at our location, the Brain Injury Survivors Support Group will meet at Senior Services located at 918 Jasper St., Kalamazoo (map). This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in…

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

November 9, 2017 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: Due to flood damage at our location, the Brain Injury Survivors Support Group will meet at Girl Scouts of Kalamazoo located at 601 W. Maple St.., Kalamazoo (map). This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. –…

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

November 30, 2017 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: Due to flood damage at our location, the Brain Injury Survivors Support Group will meet at Senior Services located at 918 Jasper St., Kalamazoo (map). This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in…

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December 2017

Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

December 7, 2017 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: Due to flood damage at our location, the Brain Injury Survivors Support Group will meet at Girl Scouts of Kalamazoo located at 601 W. Maple St.., Kalamazoo (map). This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. –…

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

December 14, 2017 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: Due to flood damage at our location, the Brain Injury Survivors Support Group will meet at Senior Services located at 918 Jasper St., Kalamazoo (map). This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in…

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January 2018

Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

January 4, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: Due to flood damage at our location, the Brain Injury Survivors Support Group will meet at Senior Services located at 918 Jasper St., Kalamazoo (map). This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in…

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Access Team

January 10, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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The Access Team works on projects that improve accessibility for people with disabilities in our communities and educates businesses and community leaders about barriers to full inclusion. Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! The Access Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. For more information about the Access Team, email Paul Ecklund…

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

January 11, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: Due to flood damage at our location, the Brain Injury Survivors Support Group will meet at Senior Services located at 918 Jasper St., Kalamazoo (map). This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in…

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

January 18, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: Due to flood damage at our location, the Brain Injury Survivors Support Group will meet at Michelle's Restaurant, located at 677 Romence Road, Portage (map). This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in…

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TAG Team

January 24, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: Due to construction at our Kalamazoo office, the TAG Team will meet at the Metro Transit office located at 530 N Rose St., Kalamazoo (map) until further notice. Transportation Advocacy Group (TAG Team) monitors the day-to-day service of public transit to ensure it complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! TAG Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month…

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

January 25, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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NOTE: Due to flood damage at our location, the Brain Injury Survivors Support Group will meet at Senior Services located at 918 Jasper St., Kalamazoo (map). This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in…

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May 2018

Lunchtime Book Club (Kzoo)

May 2, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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The Disability Network Book Club meets quarterly in both our Kalamazoo and St. Joseph offices. A light lunch will be provided, please RSVP to Leatrice (269) 345-1516 x118. When registering, let us know if you require an accommodation. THE BOOK: Lottery (By: Patricia Wood) Money isn’t the same as treasure, and IQ isn’t the same as smarts! Perry L. Crandall knows what it’s like to be an outsider. With an IQ of 76, he’s an easy mark. Before his grandmother…

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Lunch & Learn: Make A Difference (Kzoo)

May 16, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Are you ready to “be the change you want to see in the world” but are not sure where to start? Join us for this FREE WORKSHOP as we talk about finding ways to put your passion into action! Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:00 – 1:30 PM Disability Network Southwest Michigan 517 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo A light lunch will be served, please register in advance with Miranda at grunwellm@dnswm.org or (269) 345-1415 x 120. This workshop is geared toward…

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June 2018

TAG Team

June 27, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Transportation Advocacy Group (TAG Team) monitors the day-to-day service of public transit to ensure it complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! TAG Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. If you have any questions about the TAG Team, please email Lewis Whalen or…

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Access Team

June 27, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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The Access Team works on projects that improve accessibility for people with disabilities in our communities and educates businesses and community leaders about barriers to full inclusion. Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! The Access Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. For more information about the Access Team, email Paul Ecklund…

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August 2018

Lunchtime Book Club (Kzoo)

August 1, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This month we will be discussing the book AND watching the MOVIE!* THE BOOK: The Fault in Our Stars (By: John Green)Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal. But when a gorgeous plot-twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green’s most ambitious and…

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Disability Pride 2018 – Kalamazoo

August 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Society sends messages to people with disabilities that disability is “bad” — something we should fix, change or hide. We don’t agree! At our Disability Pride workshops we will explore and celebrate our disabilities as an important part of who we are. Join Us for Pride Events throughout the Region. These free workshops are for people with disabilities and presented by people with disabilities. These workshops are free; however, we ask that you pre-register with Miranda at 269-345-1516 x120. Let…

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September 2018

Ableism 101 – Kalamazoo

September 19, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Ableism 101: Everything you know about disability is (probably) wrong! Join us as we discuss and dismantle harmful cultural ideas around disability. At this workshop you will have the opportunity to: Explore how the language we use around disability is a key component to supporting equality or perpetuating stigma Identify and challenge your own unconscious bias around disability Learn how to support the disability rights and disability justice community in Southwest Michigan Register: Workshops are free; however, we ask that…

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October 2018

Disability & Employment (Kalamazoo)

October 2, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Disability & Employment: How, When & Why to Talk About It At this this FREE workshop you will learn: The only reason you have to tell an employer about your disability or medical condition. The best way to ask for an accommodation at work. Your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Disability and employment resources that can help you. To register email Miranda or call (269) 345-1516 x120. When registering let us know location you will be attending and…

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November 2018

Do’s & Don’ts: Assistance Animals

November 5, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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There is a lot of confusion about what qualifies as a Service Animal and how they differ from Emotional Support Animals. There are specific laws regarding what type of assistance animals are allowed in different places and whether an establishment can deny access to an assistance animal. Attend this workshop to learn the difference between Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals. This workshop is free; however we ask that you pre-register by contacting Miranda 269-345-1516 x120.

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Phenomenal Women

November 20, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This women's support group is open to women with any type of disability. Women are welcome to come share experiences of living with a disability, support other women living with a disability and discuss a variety of topics of interest in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. The group meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Leatrice Fullerton for more information at (269) 345-1516 x118.

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Phenomenal Women

November 27, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This women's support group is open to women with any type of disability. Women are welcome to come share experiences of living with a disability, support other women living with a disability and discuss a variety of topics of interest in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. The group meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Leatrice Fullerton for more information at (269) 345-1516 x118.

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Access Team

November 28, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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The Access Team works on projects that improve accessibility for people with disabilities in our communities and educates businesses and community leaders about barriers to full inclusion. Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! The Access Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. For more information about the Access Team, email Paul Ecklund…

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

November 29, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Miranda Grunwell for more information at (269) 345-1516 x120.

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December 2018

Phenomenal Women

December 4, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This women's support group is open to women with any type of disability. Women are welcome to come share experiences of living with a disability, support other women living with a disability and discuss a variety of topics of interest in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. The group meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Leatrice Fullerton for more information at (269) 345-1516 x118.

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

December 6, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Miranda Grunwell for more information at (269) 345-1516 x120.

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Phenomenal Women

December 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This women's support group is open to women with any type of disability. Women are welcome to come share experiences of living with a disability, support other women living with a disability and discuss a variety of topics of interest in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. The group meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Leatrice Fullerton for more information at (269) 345-1516 x118.

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TAG Team

December 12, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Transportation Advocacy Group (TAG Team) monitors the day-to-day service of public transit to ensure it complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! TAG Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. If you have any questions about the TAG Team, please email Lewis Whalen or…

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Access Team

December 12, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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The Access Team works on projects that improve accessibility for people with disabilities in our communities and educates businesses and community leaders about barriers to full inclusion. Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! The Access Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. For more information about the Access Team, email Paul Ecklund…

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Access Team

December 12, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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The Access Team works on projects that improve accessibility for people with disabilities in our communities and educates businesses and community leaders about barriers to full inclusion. Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! The Access Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. For more information about the Access Team, email Paul Ecklund…

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

December 13, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Miranda Grunwell for more information at (269) 345-1516 x120.

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Phenomenal Women

December 18, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This women's support group is open to women with any type of disability. Women are welcome to come share experiences of living with a disability, support other women living with a disability and discuss a variety of topics of interest in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. The group meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Leatrice Fullerton for more information at (269) 345-1516 x118.

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

December 20, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Miranda Grunwell for more information at (269) 345-1516 x120.

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Access Team

December 26, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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The Access Team works on projects that improve accessibility for people with disabilities in our communities and educates businesses and community leaders about barriers to full inclusion. Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! The Access Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. For more information about the Access Team, email Paul Ecklund…

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January 2019

Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

January 3 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Miranda Grunwell for more information at (269) 345-1516 x120.

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Phenomenal Women

January 8 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This women's support group is open to women with any type of disability. Women are welcome to come share experiences of living with a disability, support other women living with a disability and discuss a variety of topics of interest in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. The group meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Leatrice Fullerton for more information at (269) 345-1516 x118.

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TAG Team

January 9 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Transportation Advocacy Group (TAG Team) monitors the day-to-day service of public transit to ensure it complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! TAG Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. If you have any questions about the TAG Team, please email Lewis Whalen or…

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Access Team

January 9 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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The Access Team works on projects that improve accessibility for people with disabilities in our communities and educates businesses and community leaders about barriers to full inclusion. Learn advocacy and leadership skills while making a real difference in Kalamazoo County. No experience needed! The Access Team meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network's Kalamazoo office. For more information about the Access Team, email Paul Ecklund…

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

January 10 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Miranda Grunwell for more information at (269) 345-1516 x120.

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Phenomenal Women

January 15 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This women's support group is open to women with any type of disability. Women are welcome to come share experiences of living with a disability, support other women living with a disability and discuss a variety of topics of interest in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. The group meets every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Leatrice Fullerton for more information at (269) 345-1516 x118.

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Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

January 17 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Disability Network – Community Bldg Kalamazoo, 517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This support group is open to adults with a brain injury. This group is a chapter of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and is very active. The group meets weekly to discuss a variety of topics, host speakers, and attend outings. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Disability Network’s Kalamazoo office. Contact Miranda Grunwell for more information at (269) 345-1516 x120.

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