Monday, March 20, 2017

MORC Survey

MORC is partnering with the FAR Conservatory in Birmingham to increase options for recreational activities.  They are looking for input on what students/families are interested in.  Please provide input through the following link: 

MORC and FAR Conservatory Survey

Monday, March 13, 2017

OU Cares Presentation: Guardianships and Alternative Options

When:  Thursday May 18, 2017

Where:  Oakland Center Room 128
              Oakland University

What:  Tom Kendziorski, Esq  Executive Director The Arc of Oakland County will be presenting on guardianship and alternatives options to guardianship as well as medical, financial and estate planning options.

Cost:  Free

RSVP:  email: or call 248-370-2424

OU Cares Presentation: Strategies for a Positive IEP Meeting

When:  Thursday April 20, 2017

Where:  Lake Michigan Room, Oakland Center
              Oakland University

What:  Presentation to help you better understand the IEP process and how to work with the educational team

Cost:  Free

RSVP:  email: or call 248-370-2424

OU Cares Presentation

OU Cares through Oakland University is presenting the following workshop:  "Ready or Not: Sexuality & Autism"

This presentation is for parents/caregivers only - it is not intended for individuals with ASD.

When:  Thursday March 16, 2017

Where:  Lake Superior Room A  Oakland Center
             Oakland University

Who:  Chaturi Edrisinha, Ph.D., BCBA - Doctoral, Associate Professor, Human Development & Child Studies.

Cost:  Free

Target Audience: Parents, Educators and Caregivers working with youth between the ages of 15  - 26 who are on the Autism Spectrum.

Transitioning To Adulthood Workshop for Parents/Caregivers of students with Autism ages 13-18

When:  Saturday April 22, 2017
             9am to 3:30pm

Where:  Pawley Hall Room 204
              Oakland University Campus

Cost:  $25/person

Register at:    click on "Programs"

For more information email: or go to their website:

Social Group for women 18 and older with Asperger's or High Functioning Austism at OU Cares

When:  Tuesdays April 1th through May 16th
              6:30 - 8pm
Where: Room 494 Pawley Hall OU Campus
Cost:  $60.00

To register or for more information:  

Getting My Own Address Presentation

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Getting My Own Address
An introduction to the housing-planning process for people with disabilities including:  Making housing goals using the Person-Centered Planning process and Self-Determination principles, Creating a housing budget, including private and public funding sources,  Deciding the appropriate level of direct care and other supports, Options for affordable housing through renting or buying, Finding a roommate to share housing costs and companionship.  We reserve the right to cancel and reschedule the presentation if registrations fail to meet the minimum participation level. Questions? Contact Presenter Linda Ronan Brown at 248-269-1346 or Cost $30/ person.  Pre-registration is required 48 hours (two days) prior to the presentation at communityhousingnetwork
Time:  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:  Community Housing Network, 570 Kirts Blvd., Suite 231, Troy, MI 48084