Resources for Parents/Students
Collaboration among human service agencies and education services help connect people to the supports they need to be successful in work and life. Below are some resources available to residents of the Traverse Bay region.
Local Human Resource Agency List (Click for complete list)
School/Center-based Program Health Forms
The following forms are listed below to assist parents in providing information to their child's school.
Transition Resources for Parents
Parent's Guide to Transition Services
Rights at the Age of Majority
Parent's Transition Planning Guide
Transition Information - Michigan
ACE Program Handbook
Council for Exceptional Children
MDE Low Incidence Outreach - Office for Visual & Hearing Impaired
MI Department of Education Office of Special Education (OSE)
Michigan Rehabilitation Services
Michigan Transition Services Association
NCSET- National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Transition Work Study Resources
Student/Parent Handbook (2020-21 center-based programs)
Michigan Alliance for Families - Phone: 800.552.4821
Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service - Phone: 800.288.5923
MI Dept. of Education OSE Hotline and Technical Assistance - Phone: 888.320.8384
Parents of a child with a disability have protection under the Procedural Safeguards for Special Education.