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
 
 
FRI | SEPT 13
Wayne County Community College, Northwest Campus, 8200 West Outer Drive, Detroit, Michigan | Click the link here for the flyer.
 
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

 
WED | OCT 30
Brookview Club House, 1301 Brookview Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 | Click on the link above for registration information.

 

Partner Events

MON-WED | OCT 14-16
GAYLORD, MI | 3962 Wilkinson Rd. Click the link above to learn more and to register.
 
WED | OCT 16 
ONLINE | Join the maker and stars of Intelligent Lives for a LIVE online screening and discussion of the film!
 
WED-THURS | OCT 16-17
CLINTON TWP., MI | Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield Road, Clinton Twp, MI 48038
 
THURS | OCT 24
DETROIT, MI | Detroit Institute of Arts. Click the link above to learn more and purchase tickets.
 
 
 

November, 2019

MI-DDI Events

 

Partner Events

SAT | NOV 16
KALAMAZOO, MI | Do you have a care story? Are you a family caregiver, older adult or person with a disability receiving long-term care, or a direct care worker? Join our listening session, share your story, participate in a statewide study around long-term care and the care workforce.
 
MON | NOV 18
EAST LANSING, MI | For individuals who work with parents and families, educators, service providers, school personnel, parent network, coalition members, parent leaders and volunteers, and anyone interested in parenting. Learn about parenting issues, programs, and resources!
 
MON | NOV 18
GRAND RAPIDS, MI | Do you have a care story? Are you a family caregiver, older adult or person with a disability receiving long-term care, or a direct care worker? Join our listening session, share your story, participate in a statewide study around long-term care and the care workforce.
 
SAT | NOV 23
DETROIT, MI | Do you have a care story? Are you a family caregiver, older adult or person with a disability receiving long-term care, or a direct care worker? Join our listening session, share your story, participate in a statewide study around long-term care and the care workforce.
 

December, 2019

MI-DDI Events

 

Partner Events

SUN | DEC 15
UPPER PENINSULA, MI | Do you have a care story? Are you a family caregiver, older adult or person with a disability receiving long-term care, or a direct care worker? Join our listening session, share your story, participate in a statewide study around long-term care and the care workforce.
 
 

January, 2020

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February, 2020

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March, 2020

MI-DDI Events

 

Partner Events

TUES | March 3
LANSING, MI | Co-hosted by the Self-Advocates of Michigan & Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council

 

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