Event Calendar

The MI-DDI Training and Events Calendar has the training events, conferences, talks and other opportunities being hosted or sponsored by MI-DDI. If you have any questions regarding a specific event please feel free to contact the person listed under each event or MI-DDI at middi@wayne.edu.

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JANUARY, 2019

MI-DDI Events

TUES | JANUARY 8
MI-LEND Module 8 Zoom Session
5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m | Interdisplinary Training Webinar | *Note: For MI-LEND Trainees, Faculty and Mentors Only.

THURS | JANUARY 17
MI-DDI Special Interest Forum Series- Forum #3: Inclusive Education & Inclusive Communities
5:00 p.m - 6:00 p.m | Webinar

TUES | JANUARY 22
MI-LEND Module 9 Zoom Session
5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m | Interdisplinary Training Webinar | *Note: For MI-LEND Trainees, Faculty and Mentors Only.

WED | JANUARY 23
Michigan Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Transition Project: B Waiver Survey Results
9:00 a.m - 10:00 a.m |  Webinar | *Note: The webinar will be presented on two dates. Space is limited so please register for one date. 

WED | JANUARY 30
Michigan Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Transition Project: B Waiver Survey Results
2:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m |  Webinar | *Note: The webinar will be presented on two dates. Space is limited so please register for one date. 

Partner Events

TUES | JANUARY 8
National Center on Disability in Public Health Series, Hosted by AUCD
12:00 p.m - 1:00 p.m ET | Webinar

THURS | JANUARY 10
Learn About: IEP 101 at The Arc of Kent County, Hosted by Michigan Alliance for Families
7:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m | Webinar

THURS | JANUARY 24
Learn About: PLAAFP Statement at The Arc of Kent County, Hosted by Michigan Alliance for Families
7:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m | Webinar

WED | JANUARY 30
Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Sandee Koski, Hosted by Michigan Alliance for Families
5:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m | Webinar


FEBRUARY, 2019

MI-DDI Events

TUES | FEBRUARY 12
MI-LEND Module 10 Zoom Session
5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m | Interdisplinary Training Webinar | *Note: For MI-LEND Trainees, Faculty and Mentors Only.

TUES | FEBRUARY 26
MI-LEND Module 11 Zoom Session
5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m | Interdisplinary Training Webinar | *Note: For MI-LEND Trainees, Faculty and Mentors Only.

Partner Events

THURS | FEBRUARY 7
Learn About: Goals and Objectives at The Arc of Kent County, Hosted by Michigan Alliance for Families
7:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m | Webinar

TUES | FEBRUARY 19
Alex Kimmel Presentation/Webinar (Click here to register)
1:30 - 2:30 p.m | Webinar

THURS | FEBRUARY 21
Learn About: Support Services, Accommodations and Modifications at The Arc of Kent County, Hosted by Michigan Alliance for Families
7:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m | Webinar


MARCH, 2019

MI-DDI Events

FRI | MARCH 1
MI-LEND Face-to-Face #5
9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m | Interdisplinary Training | *Note: For MI-LEND Trainees, Faculty and Mentors Only.

TUES | MARCH 12
MI-LEND Module 12 Zoom Session
5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m | Interdisplinary Training Webinar | *Note: For MI-LEND Trainees, Faculty and Mentors Only.

THUR | MARCH 21
MI-DDI Special Interest Forum on Inclusive Postsecondary Education (Online)
5:00 p.m - 6:00 p.m | Free Zoom Session | 1 Social Work CE Available ($10 Pending Approval)

TUES | MARCH 26
MI-LEND Module 13 Zoom Session
5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m | Interdisplinary Training Webinar | *Note: For MI-LEND Trainees, Faculty and Mentors Only.

Partner Events

THUR | MARCH 21
In-Person Training: Finding Possibility in a Sea of Challenges: Building a Quality Direct Support Workforce (Click to learn more)
9:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m | Troy, MI | Training for service providers | Strategies and tools for retaining and recruiting DSPs.

THUR | MARCH 22
In-Person Training: Finding Possibility in a Sea of Challenges: Building a Quality Direct Support Workforce (Click to learn more)
9:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m | Lansing, MI | Training for service providers | Strategies and tools for retaining and recruiting DSPs.

WED | MARCH 27
The Arc Community Advocates 12th Annual Inclusion Conference
8:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m | One-day Conference at the WMU Fetzer Center | Breakout Sessions and Keynote Speaker Cindy Burkhour

FRI | MARCH 29
Intelligent Lives Documentary Screening
10:00 a.m - 1:30 p.m | Join the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council and Detroit Wayne Mental health Authority for a free screening of the film and discussion | Registration required.


APRIL, 2019

MI-DDI Events

TUES | APRIL 9
MI-LEND Module 14 Zoom Session
5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m | Interdisplinary Training Webinar | *Note: For MI-LEND Trainees, Faculty and Mentors Only.

FRI | APRIL 12
MI-LEND Face-to-Face #6
9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m | Interdisplinary Training | *Note: For MI-LEND Trainees, Faculty and Mentors Only.

FRI | APRIL 29-30
2019 Issues in Aging Conference
9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m | Presented by WSU Institute of Gerontology, Alzheimer's Association Greater Michigan Chapter, Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center (U of M) | Location: Schoolcraft College, VisTaTech Center, 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI

Partner Events

THUR | APRIL 4
I/DD and Dementia Forum
1:00 - 3:00 PM | Informational Forum Sponsored by the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council and the 2019 NDSS Adult Summit | Detroit Marriott at the renaissance Center, Detroit, MI

TUES. & WEDS | APRIL 16-17
35th Annual Developmental Disabilities Conference
Two Days | Statewide Conference | Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing, MI


MAY, 2019

MI-DDI Events

FRI | MAY 17  **CONFERENCE CAPACITY IS NOW FULL!**
MCFARES and the Michigan FASD Task Force Present: Living and Learning with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Conference
LANSING , MI | Statewide Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Partner Events

WED-THRUS | MAY 1-2
SELF ADVOCACY AT THE CAPITAL, Presented by the Self Advocates of Michigan and the Michigan DD Council
 
FRI | MAY 3
2019 FINANCIAL INCLUSION AND DISABILITY RESOURCE SUMMIT, Presented by the Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Click here for more information: https://events.waynemetro.org/event/2019-financial-inclusion-and-disability-resource-summit/e225528
DETROIT, MI  | Charles H Wright Museum of African American History
 
 
THUR | MAY 16
Colloquium at the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute on Thursday, May 16th at 12:00 PM by Dr. Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH, from the University of California - San Diego (Click here for Dr. Chambers' brief biography)
WSU CAMPUS, DETROIT, MI | Click here for the colloquium brochure
 
 
WED-FRI | MAY 29-31
LANSING CENTER, LANSING, MICHIGAN | The conference theme is "People, Purpose, and Passion: Celebrating Success" to promote and advance statewide collaboration, partnerships, and connections. Click here to register.
 

JUNE, 2019

MI-DDI Events

WED | JUNE 26
PIONEER RESOURCES, 1145 E. WESLEY (BUILDING C), MUSKEEGON, MI | Seminar from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, click the link above to register and learn more.
 
THUR | JUNE 27 
Free Webinar Training for Michigan Direct Support Professionals (Click here to register)
ONLINE| Training entitled "Living a Self-Determined Life" presented by the Empowerment Education Training Initiative.

 

Partner Events

SAT | JUNE 8
LIGHT BOX STUDIO, 8641 LINWOOD, DETROIT | Workshop from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, presented by Detroit Disability Power.
 
WED | JUNE 12
ONLINE | Join the Twitter Chat on @AUCDNews Twitter Account, June 12 from 3-4:00 PM ET
 
THUR | JUNE 27 
Webinar: The Star Raft. Gather your circle, set a good direction, take the helm!
ONLINE| Webinar presented by MORC Inc.
 
THUR | JUNE 27 
Autism Alliance of Michigan Independent Living Training (Click here for the full flyer)
30400 Telegraph Rd. Ste. 151 BINGHAM FARMS, MI 48025 | Live Training will be from 5:00 - 8:00 PM and is Free
 
FRI | JUNE 28
Disability Across the Lifespan Advocacy Training (Click here for the full flyer)
30400 Telegraph Road, Suite 151, BINGHAM FARMS, MI 48025 | Live Training will be from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM and is Free
 
SAT | JUNE 29 
All of Us Journey Exhibit and Q and A (Click her for Flyer)
DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY| Come view the All of Us traveling exhibit and live Q and A from 12-2:00 PM with WSU Associate Professor and Director of the Genetic Counseling Graduate Program, Angela Trepanier, MS, CGC
 

JULY, 2019

MI-DDI Events

 

Partner Events

THURS | JULY 18
ONLINE | Click the link above to learn more about this important webinar offered by The Arc U.S.
 
SAT | JULY 20
MACOMB ISD, 44001 GARFIELD, CLINTON TWSP. | Click the link above for details and registration information.
 
WED & THURS | JULY 31 & AUG 1
SUBURBAN COLLECTION SHOWPLACE, NOVI | Join us for the Employment First Conference!
 

AUGUST, 2019

MI-DDI Events

TUES & WED | AUG 13-14 & AUG 20-21
Schoolcraft College 39201, Livonia & Cippewa Nature Center, Midland | Click on the link above to register!

 

Partner Events

WED & THURS | JULY 31 & AUG 1
SUBURBAN COLLECTION SHOWPLACE, NOVI | Join us for the Employment First Conference!
 
MON | AUG 12
ONLINE | Join the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for this informative Webinar.
 
 
 

SEPTEMBER, 2019

MI-DDI Events

THURS | SEPT 12
The Arc Michigan, 1325 S. Washington Ave., Lansing, Michigan 48910 | This listening session is open to adults 18 years and older with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) and living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.

Partner Events

WED | SEPT 11
LANSING, MI | Register for the 2019 Michigan Self-Advocacy Summit! September 11th from 9 AM - 4 PM
 
MON | SEPT 16
TROY, MI | Register for this FREE Family Engagement Training and learn more through the link above.
 
TUES | SEPT 17
GRAND RAPIDS, MI | Register for this FREE Family Engagement Training and learn more through the link above.
 
THURS | SEPT 19
MARQUETTE, MI | Register for this FREE Family Engagement Training and learn more through the link above.
 

OCTOBER, 2019

MI-DDI Events

 

Partner Events

MON-WED | OCT 14-16
GAYLORD, MI | 3962 Wilkinson Rd. Click the link above to learn more and to register.
 
WED-THURS | OCT 16-17
CLINTON TWP., MI | Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield Road, Clinton Twp, MI 48038

 

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