RESOURCES

Below is a list of Local Resources.
For a listing of National Resources, please click Resource Guide above and choose National.


Friends of Different Learners makes no endorsement of any of the products or therapies on this website.  Please make your own evaluation as to the suitability of these services.


Local Resources



ADDapt Michigan                                               www.addapt-mi.com

Angels' Place                                                       www.angelsplace.com

The ARC Oakland County                                  www.thearcoakland.org

Autism Society of Michigan                                www.autism-mi.org

Autism Society of Michigan:                               www.asaoakland.org
Oakland Chapter

Dr. Isabelle Beaulier, Ph.D                                 www.oaklandneuropsych.com                                                                                   Oakland Neuropsychology Center                                   

Belightful Yoga, LLC                                            www.belightfulyoga.com

Birmingham Maple Clinic                                   www.birminghammaple.com

Birmingham Public Schools    www.birmingham.k12.mi.us

  • To access the collaborative BPS and Friends reference guide to understanding special education services in Birmingham Public Schools, click here:   A Parent's Guide to Special Education

  • To access the Parent Resource Library catalog at the BPS Early Childhood Center located at 2121 Midvale Rd., Birmingham, MI  48009 please visit the BPS web site  www.birmingham.k12.mi.us  .  Go to Departments, then select Special Education.  Scroll down to the blue boxes and click on Resources. On the right side, under Files, scroll down and click on "Parent Resource Library Inventory by Category".

Birmingham YMCA Adaptive Youth Fitness      ymcadetroit.org/birmingham/youth-development/youth-swim-sports-play/youth-play/adaptive-youth-fitness

Bridges for Kids                                                    www.bridges4kids.org

Building Better Families Through Action            www.bbfaprevention.org
(BBFA)

Building Bridges Therapy Center                       www.bridgestherapy.com

Center for Speech and Language                       www.speechlanguage.com


Center for Neuropsychology, Learning               www.cnld.org
& Development

Children and Adults with Attention                      www.chaddmi.com
Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) of Mighigan

CHADD of Eastern Oakland County                 www.chadd.net/527

Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast                 www.dsgsemi.org
Michigan

Eton Academy Tutoring Services                      www.etonacademy.org

FAR Conservatory                                              www.farconservatory.org

The Friendship Circle                                        www.thefriendshipcircle.org

Jack's Place for Autism                                     www.jacksplaceforautism.com

Judson Center                                                    www.judsoncenter.org

Learning Disabilities Association                    www.ldaofmichigan.org
of Michigan

Michigan Alliance for Families                         www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org
Michigan Department of Education:  www.michigan.gov/mde

  • To access Michigan Department of Education Physical Education Standards, click here:  MDE Document
  • To access Michigan Department of Education Grade Level Expectation Parent Guide, click here:  MDE Document
Michigan Dyslexia Institute, Inc.                      www.dyslexia.net

Michigan for Vaccine Choice                            www.michiganvaccinechoice.org

Michigan Law Center                                      www.michedlawcenter.com

Michigan Network for Children's                    www.mnceh.org
Environmental Health

Miracle League of Michigan                          www.michiganmiracle.org

Miracle League of Plymouth                          www.miracleleagueplymouth.org
Oakland Schools:  www.oaklandschools.k12.mi.us

  • To access Oakland Schools Parent Handbook, click here:  OS Document
  • To access Oakland Schools IEP Navigator, click here:  OS Document
  • To access Oakland Schools PAC FAQ, click here:  OS Document
  • To access Oakland Schools Parent's Guide to Special Education Informal Dispute Resolution Process,
    click here:  
    OS

On My Own of Michigan                                  www.onmyownofmi.org

Optiminds                                                         www.optiminds.com

The Reading and Language Arts Center      www.rlac.com

Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine   www.rcbm.net

The Self Esteem Shop                                    www.selfesteemshop.com

Sensory Systems Clinic                                 www.sensorysystemsclinic.com

Total Communication:                                     www.lepakassociates.com
Lepak and Associates, PC 

UCP of Michigan                                            www.ucpmichigan.org
(United Cerebral Palsy)

Lainie Paull Welham  LMSW, LCSW          
www.familyconnectionsmi.org
Family Connections of Michigan