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Links & Resources

The Arc Michigan
www.arcmi.org

The Arc of Kent Count
www.arckent.org

ATXchange is a nonprofit, Michigan-based web site where people can buy, sell, trade, or give away assistive technology.
http://www.atxchange.org/v3/home.php

Autism Society of Michigan
www.autism-mi.org

Autism Society of Kent County
www.autismsocietyofkentcounty.org

Disability Advocates of Kent County
www.disabilityadvocates.us

Disability Resources on the Internet
A site that is dedicated to Internet based disability resources.
http://www.disabilityresources.org

Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan
www.dsawm.org

Joynt Therapy and Consulting
Patty Joynt, MSW, ACSW
967 Spaulding Avenue SE
Suite E
Ada, MI 49301
Office: 616-285-7027
Cell: 616-780-8019

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Services
www.mpas.org

Network 180
Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse needs of Kent County www.network180.org

United Cerebral Palsy Michigan
www.ucpmichigan.org

West Michigan Inclusion Network
www.wmin.org

West Michigan Miracle League
www.wmml.org

Links & Resources

The Arc Kent County provides individuals with development disabilities the assistance to advocate for their own concerns. Part of a nationwide movement that has significantly improved the lives of many individuals, the Arc Kent County has existed for more than 50 years and is affiliated with the Arc Michigan and the Arc US.

Disability Advocates of Kent County exists to advocate, assist, educate and inform on independent living options for persons with disabilities and to create a barrier-free society for all.

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) is the leading source of information on cerebral palsy and is a pivotal advocate for the rights of persons with any disability.

The National Association for Down Syndrome (NADS) is the oldest organization in the country serving individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

The American Epilepsy Society (AES) promotes research and education for professionals dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of epilepsy.

The Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) project is a federally-funded initiative to educate and assist individuals with disabilities, and those who support them, to understand the benefits and risks of going back to work, and/or increasing their work income.

IncomeLinks assists people to generate income by starting their own micro-enterprise.

Medicare.gov is a consumer beneficiary website that provides access to information about Medicare health plans and benefits.

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is recognized for its outstanding pediatric comprehensive services.

Kent County Intermediate School District (Kent ISD) provides services to twenty local public school districts and to all non-public schools within its boundaries.

Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS) partners with individuals and employers to achieve quality employment outcomes and independence for persons with disabilities.

The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.

VSA brings students with disabilities together with artists and art projects.

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