For more information about Project
Great Start, contact your Intermediate School District (ISD). See the
listings below for your local ISD or 888 Be A Hero contact or visit http://www.migreatparents.org for more resources.
Local Early On Coordinator
Early On is a program for children birth to age 3 who have a disability or developmental delay, or a health condition that might lead to a developmental delay.
Local ISD, RESD, or RESA
Intermediate School District (ISD),
Regional Educational Service District (RESD) or Regional Educational
Service Agency (RESA) - What is an ISD?
Local Project Find Coordinator
Project Find is the "child find"
program of Michigan's special education system and helps children with
disabilities from birth to age 26 get the services and help they need.
to learn more.
your local Head Start
- Head Start is a national program which provides comprehensive
developmental services for America's low-income, pre-school children (ages
three to five) and social services for their families. Specific services
for children focus on education, socio-emotional development, physical and
mental health, and nutrition.
Childcare in Your Community
Association For Child Development:
Michigan Association for Child Care Providers:
Michigan Community Coordinated Child Care Network (4C):
Local United Way Programs -
United Way funds programs and agencies that support
families, children and communities. Find help available in your community
through United Way.
Things to do and places to see with a child
Michigan Creative After-School
Experiences (MiCASE) -
a listing by community of arts agencies, museums, zoos, science
centers, orchestras, libraries, nature centers and theaters that offer
after-school programming for kids.
Things to do and
places to see in Michigan: Choose your location to search for attractions,
events and more - click
here for libraries and locations.
Places to visit with kids in Michigan -
Michigan Zoos and Planetariums by city with links -
Ann Arbor Hands On Museum
The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum invites you to climb a wall, disappear in
front of a green screen, dance on piano keys, feel a fossil, and surround
yourself in a bubble! We have over 40,000 square feet for you to explore
and enjoy. Come discover the scientist within you!
220 E. Ann Street
Ann Arbor MI 48104
Phone; 734 995 5437
Find cultural events
put on by Michigan humanities and arts organizations,
Resources specific to this county
Building Bridges Therapy Center
Another resource directory for Washtenaw County:
Service Directory of Organizations)
Washtenaw County Public Education Support Email Group - This Is a
parent led, community based support group in Saline, MI. Designed to
strengthen, empower and inform families Of Special needs children. About
how we can better help our children. The group provides a opportunity to
talk openly with each other in a supportive environment.
Even Start - Even Start programs help parents improve their reading
skills and learn to help their children read and succeed in school.