Thursday, June 13, 2019

Supported Driver's Education

Good news!  Supported Driver's Education by Real Skills is back and working with Official Driving School (formerly Sears Driving). 

Here is the contact information:  

Official Driving School is set up in the SIGMA vendor services system and is ready to accept referrals.  I

Please feel free to call or email me any time

Rachel Duncan | New Business Development
248-721-4305 or 248-548-8000

1026 East 11 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

ABLE Accounts

Ever wonder if your child is eligible for an ABLE account, click on this Link - ABLE to learn more and take an eligibility quiz. 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Summer Career Academics at Macomb Community College

Macomb Community College is holding Summer Career Academy opportunities for students ages 14 and older.  The career areas are:

1.  Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS
2. IT Gaming
3. Computer Programming
4. Culinary Arts/Pastry Arts
5. Media and Communication Arts
6. Robotics
7. Veterinary Technology
8. Biotechnology
9. Experience Apprenticeship

All programs are 4 days long from 9am to either 2 or 3pm. 
Programs are at different campuses  (East, Center and South Macomb Community College Campuses)

Fees range from $45 to $95 per class.  The earliest class begins on June 17 and registration must completed at least one week prior to the start of class.

Please click on the following link for program and registration information: Macomb Summer Career Academies Brochure

Thursday, April 11, 2019

OU Cares Summer Camps and Scholarships

Scholarships are available for OU CARES Summer Camp and training opportunities.  There is something available for all ages - elementary to adult! 

Here is the link for the scholarships - Deadline May 1:

Here is the link for the OU Cares summer programs:  OU Cares

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Think College

Think College is a website that offers options for instruction in independent living and employment that are located on college campuses.  The programs are geared for students with an identified Intellectual Disabilities who have earned a Certificate of Completion or are working towards this.  Some programs have residential options.  Financial options and scholarships may be provided based upon the program.   Explore the options at their website:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Career Readiness Parent Expo March 26, 2019

Career Readiness Parent Expo

Tuesday March 26, 2019  5:30 - 8:30pm
5:30 - Appetizers and Networking with Industry Representatives
6:30 - Keynote Speaker:  Patrick Grattan, Author "How to Choose a Career: A Proven Method for Finding a Job You Will Love"
7 and 7:45pm - Industry Panels and Career Readiness Presentations

Oakland Schools
2111 Pontiac Lake Road 
Waterford, MI  48238

  • Information from industry leaders in a variety of careers including health sciences, manufacturing, construction, information technology, transportation, logistics, and energy
  • Employment trends and technology trends
  • Career readiness components
  • Soft Skills - how parents can help their children develop these skills
  • Today's hiring practices. 
Students are welcome to attend. 

No cost to attend, but attendees are requested to register: 

Monday, March 11, 2019

Camp Zip opportunities

Camp Zip is a program for adults with different abilities and is located in Ypsilanti. The following link takes you to their website to explore their Spring Offerings.

1. Pizza Social Friday Evenings  $55.00
2.  Community Exploration Saturdays -  $75.00  Fee includes all expenses including food to explore different community sites.  Each week will be a different site
3.  Cardio Drumming
4.  Cooking Classes

Camp Zip also offers day and overnight camps as well as employment and other social opportunities.

Check out their website!