The LINK is our printed newsletter with information about disability topics, Disability Network’s programing and upcoming events. To receive the The LINK by mail or in an alternative format, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (269) 345-1516.
The e-LINK is divided into shorter monthly email publications making it easier and faster to read. As a BONUS, the e-LINK contains an article each month focused on the business community and how businesses can become accessible and welcoming for people with disabilities.
The LINK Archive:
e-LINK – Sept 2022 (e-LINK): ALICE in Focus; Rev Up to Vote; Back To School Checklist; Make it Safe for Employees to Disclose a Disability.
e-LINK – Aug 2022 (e-LINK): 21-Day Disability Equity Challenge; Paving the Way to Self Determination; Advocacy Academy; How Inclusive are your Job Postings?
e-LINK – July 2022 (e-LINK): Access for All Celebration; Accessibility Scavenger Hunt; Hope’s story; RAMP-A-THON; 21-Day Disability Equity Challenge Returns.
e-LINK – June 2022 (e-LINK): Spirit Club – New Schedule; Birdability; #SayTheWord; Access for All Celebration – save the date.
e-LINK – May 2022 (e-LINK): New Office in Battle Creek; Supporting Employees with Chronic Illness; Access For All Celebration; Advocacy Academy.
e-LINK – April 2022 (e-LINK): Advocacy Academy; Advocating for Appropriate Education; Removing Barriers to Finding Talent; Nothing About Us Without Us Film Festival.
e-LINK – March 2022 (e-LINK): Find Your Path Forward with Options Counseling; Words Matter; Be Intentional; Nothing About Us Without Us Film Festival.
e-LINK – February 2022 (e-LINK): Something Old/Something New; Vaccine Assistance; New Online Publication Options; Best Practices for Disability Language.
e-LINK – January 2022 (e-LINK): New Faces on Leadership Team; We’re Switching It Up Online; Ed Roberts Day; Disability Inclusion at Work.
January 2021 (e-LINK) (pdf) (audio): Reflecting on the Past 40 Years; Celebrating Ed Roberts Day; Ableism in Law Enforcement; Supporting People with Challenges of COVID-19; Welcome new Board Members; AT Video Series; upcoming events, and more.
October 2020 (e-LINK) (pdf): Ready, set, VOTE; Voting webinar; CARES Act funding provides relief during COVID-19; Agency Operations & Customer Contact; NDEAM: Increasing Access & Opportunity; Jamar’s Path to Employment; upcoming events, and more.
January 2020 (e-LINK) (pdf): Alternatives to Guardianship; October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month; Pre-ETS is Back to School; Newest Staff Members; What is Student Earned Income Exclusion; KNOWvember is Coming!; It’s Election Season; upcoming events, and more.
October 2019 (e-LINK) (pdf): Alternatives to Guardianship; October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month; Pre-ETS is Back to School; Newest Staff Members; What is Student Earned Income Exclusion; KNOWvember is Coming!; It’s Election Season; upcoming events, and more.
July 2019 (e-LINK) (pdf): Annual ADA Anniversary Celebration; RAMP-A-THON; Meet Chris; Ableism workshop series; Internet access for low income households; annual report; Accessible Computer Lab; upcoming events, and more.
April 2019 (e-LINK) (pdf): Accessible Outdoor Recreation; Berrien County Transportation Forum; Meet James; ADA Celebration; Advocacy Academy; MiABLE Accounts; Volunteer Appreciation; Upcoming Events; and more.
January 2019 (e-LINK) (pdf): Accessible Computer Lab Comes to Kalamazoo Office; Make Emergency Preparedness Your New Year’s Resolution; 2018 by the Numbers; January 23 is Ed Roberts Day; Assistive Technology Resources; Peer Support Groups in Southwest Michigan; Upcoming Events; and more.
October 2018 (e-LINK) (pdf): Renovated Community Building; Volunteer of the Year; AT Loan Fund; Community Transition Services Program; Charting the Course: Meet Calvin; National Disability Employment Awareness Month; Emergency Preparedness Focus Groups; Upcoming Events; and more.
July 2018 (e-LINK)(pdf): ADA Anniversary Celebration; RAMP-A-THON; Charting the Course: Joyce; Say YES to Seniors in Kalamazoo County; Seeking Board Members; Meet the Newest Members of our Team; Upcoming Events; and more.
April 2018 (e-LINK)(pdf): Connect to Your Community; Upcoming Events; Annual ADA Celebration Scheduled; Advocacy Academy: Preparing for the next generation of disability rights activists; Senior Millage vote in Kalamazoo; Youth in Transition programs are a big success; Charting the Course: Meet Bradley; Upcoming Events; and more.
January 2018 (e-LINK)(pdf): Winter: Snow Removal; Ed Roberts Day; Highlight: Andrei is Living the Dream; New Staff Member; Beware of Social Security Phone Scams; AT Loan Fund; ABLE Account Cap Raised; Free Tax Preparation Resources; Upcoming Events, and more.
October 2017 (e-LINK)(pdf): National Disability Employment Awareness Month; Volunteer of the Year; Michigan Disability Summit; New Accessible Voting Machines in Michigan; What You Need to Know about HR620; Home Heating Bill Assistance; Upcoming Events, and more.
July 2014 (e-LINK) (pdf): Advocacy makes a difference: What Every Driver Must Know now in accessible format, NFT program needs donations, AT Emergency Fund, Walkability Audit, ADA Celebration, and more!
April 2014 (e-LINK) (pdf): Myths and Facts about Social Security and Work, Find Help Paying for Out of Pocket Medicare Costs, Assistive Technology Loans, Kalamazoo Growlers Tickets, ADA Workshop Information & more!
October 2013 (e-LINK) (pdf): Employment workshop announcement, advocacy workshops with Michigan Family Voices, Emergency Preparedness website, Annual Meeting & Membership information, CJ Jones performing in Kalamazoo, and Affordable Care Act presentations.
May 2013 (e-LINK) (pdf): Mental Health Parity legislation, Rally in Lansing, Psychiatric Advance Directives, Sharon DeHaan wins STAR award, AT Demonstration Project, and Advocacy Academy applications.
January 2013 (e-LINK) (pdf): Disability Language and Etiquette Lunch & Learns, Movie and Discussion events, Winter Emergency Preparedness tips, Snow Removal reminders, Self-determination workshop announcement and Membership information.
July 2010 (pdf): 20th Anniversary of the ADA information, Berrien/Cass Open House, end the 2-year wait for Medicare.