September 14 –  CLS Fundraiser “Evening with Friends”
Tiffany M. Devon-CLS Public Relations Director
35425 Michigan Ave. West/Wayne, MI  48184

734.722.7185 /

September 14, 2017 –  After I’m Gone – “How to Get What You Want Out of Life”.
September 28, 2017 After I’m Gone – “Social Security & Dept. of Health and Human Services”.

The After I’m Gone Program assists families who have a child or an adult with a disability in planning for their future when they are no longer able to provide care.

This program is offered free of charge by The Arc of Western Wayne and The Arc Northwest Wayne County. Our meeting space is sponsored by The Western Wayne Skill Center.

Just a Heads-Up: The LOCATION WILL CHANGE for the 2018 AIG Sessions. Beginning in January, 2018, the new location will be: 10218 Arthur Street, Livonia, MI 48150. (Formerly Garfield Elementary School)
The sessions for the remainder of 2017 will be held, as usual, at The Western Wayne Skill Center, 8075 Ritz in Westland.

September 26Self-Determination Leadership Seminar: Person-Centered Planning: The First Step to Self-Determination
Register online at
Lansing Community College West Campus,
5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing, MI 48917
Special early bird rates until Sept 12.

September 28 –  Community Living Services, Inc. is pleased to host Disability Benefits 101 (db101). There will be two sessions: 2-4pm and 6-8pm. This training will be presented by Joe Longcor, Program Consultant at MDHHS. Location: Community Living Services, 35425 Michigan Avenue, West, Wayne, MI 48184.
We welcome all who would like to attend including family members of people served by CLS, self-advocates, administrators, supported employment and direct support staff.

To Register:
If you have questions, please contact Sharron Murray at 734-722-4595

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September 28 – New Michigan Seclusion & Restraint Law Awareness Training  Hosted by Autism Alliance of Michigan. 26500 American Drive., Southfield, MI 48034. Thursday, September 28, 6PM – 7:30PM. Open to professionals, parents and community members.
Join AAoM’s Education and Legal Specialists as we review the new law and implementation.
Learn how to evaluate and respond if you suspect the law has been violated.
Call MiNavigator 877.463.AAOM or email if you have any questions about the Awareness Session or would like to host AAoM’s Education Team in a training in your own community.