Friends of Different Learners is an independent organization of parents, staff, and community members dedicated to maximizing the potential of Birmingham Public School students with different abilities.

All Friends meetings are FREE and open to everyone!

2016-17                     MEETING SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 AT *9:00 A.M.

BPS Special Education Vision & Focus 2016-17


Dyslexia and Reluctant Readers


Best practices for Inclusion


Griffin Claw Brewing Company: Friends Night Out

JANUARY 5, 2017

Able Act and Special Needs Trusts


The Cyber World: The Power and the Peril: Electronics Addictions and our children


Camp & Resource Fair + Micro Businesses at *Groves High School Commons


Reading Books with Friends

APRIL 13  

Employability, Job Training and Life Skills

MAY 4   

Appreciation Celebration at *Birmingham Covington School

JUNE 1   

Wrap Up 2017 & Plan 2018!

Meeting and Location Information

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month (with a few exceptions - see schedule).
  We start with a brief business meeting followed by the guest speaker and topic presentation.  Informal networking opportunities are available after every meeting to share ideas about how to help our different learners and to learn from each other.

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

Birmingham Covington School (BCS)
1525 Covington Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI  48301
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BPS Special Education Vision & Focus 2016-17

September 8, 2016 at *9:00 A.M.

Birmingham Covington School (BCS)

1525 Covington Road • Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

The meeting will focus on what we can expect from special education in the Birmingham Public School district for 2016—2017 and how we can work together to help our children succeed in school. There will be time for questions and a chance to renew past acquaintances and meet new Friends.

For more information contact Amy Damon at 414-617-5758 or