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Harbor House –Michigan Group Home for Severely Disabled  (by Jill Barker, The DD News Blog. October 2010)
A few weeks ago, I made a trip to Ottawa County in Western Michigan and visited what many consider a model program for people with the most severe developmental disabilities. I am always on the look-out for homes that [...]

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Services to Enhance Potential (STEP) is expanding its outreach with a new thrift store, opening in April 2011 that will employ up to 30 people.
Tried and True Too thrift shop (734-225-3400) is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays at 15431 Dix-Toledo Road in the Galleria [...]

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In keeping with the ddAdvocates initiative to recognize exceptional, programs and people that make a difference in the life or lives of persons with Developmental Disabilities, I’d like to recognize my Dad who will be 100 years old next week.  Dad is a strong, quiet man, not afraid of work, always ready to pitch in, [...]

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The Personal Enrichment Program (P.E.P.) strives to provide a safe, engaging, life enriching environment for children and adults with special needs. The P.E.P. Center is a place where those who don’t always feel welcome or included can experience success and feel a sense of community and belonging through social and skill-building programs and events.

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A group of parents from a church in Canton encourage their children to join them when spending special time with developmentally disabled adults who lack family support.

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