At Disability Network, it’s in our power to change everything, from individual lives to the wider community. We help people with disabilities and their families lead more productive lives in Northern Lower Michigan.  But our efforts don’t just benefit them. They help everyone, with and without disabilities, who lives in, works in, or passes through our community.  It’s our mission to promote personal empowerment and positive social change for people with disabilities.

  • Team USA Goalball event on March 11, 10:30 am - 1 pm at Leland Public Schools

    USA Paralympic Men’s Goalball Team

    Please join us in welcoming the 2016 Paralympic Games Silver Medal USA Men’s Goalball team on March 11, to Leland Public Schools!

    This is a FREE event on March 11, introducing the exciting sport of Goalball to our community.

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
    10:30 a.m. Doors Open, Inclusive Sports & Recreation Vendors
    11:30 a.m. US Team Goalball Game
    Noon Public Q & A Session
    12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Goalball experience with community

    Goalball is a team sport designed specifically for blind or visually impaired athletes. It is played in teams of three, and athletes try to throw a ball that has bells embedded into the opponent’s goal. Some consider Goalball a cross between soccer, hockey and rugby.

    There will also be an exhibit of inclusive, adaptive sports & recreation vendors. You can see what activities are available in our area for you or a loved one to participate in all year round.

  • March 2017 Events Calendar

    March Events Calendar

    Join in the fun, meet new people, and grow & develop new skills! Check out our March Calendar of Events.

    Get involved with community events, peer to peer groups, and other fun Disability Network events throughout the month of March.

    Do you have something you’d like added? Email Demarie with the details and your contact information.

  • Parent Network Workshop Series: March 15, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Topic: Future Planning for a Person with Disabilities

    Parent Network Workshop Series

    Join us for our Parent Network Workshop on Wednesday, March 15, from 6 – 8 p.m. at our Traverse City office. This second workshop will focus on future planning for a person with disabilities and what services/programs are available for you and your loved one as they grow.

    This workshop is FREE to attend, but please RSVP by March 13 with Nicole Miller.

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