Community Participation

Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living - Through individualized counseling, advocacy efforts, skill-building classes, recreation and arts programming, and more, we help individuals with disabilities to build their skills, advocate for what they need, find friends, and feel at home.


Disability Network of Michigan - Disability Network/Michigan is a collaborative organization representing Centers for Independent Living (CILs) throughout the state.


National Center on Accessibility - National Center on Accessibility promotes access and inclusion for people with disabilities in parks, recreation and tourism.


Person First Approach to Recreation - The first step to providing effective leisure services is to talk and interact with people who have disabilities with respect. The goal is to provide equal services and experiences regardless of the individual’s disability; to do that they should be treated like any other person. – Disabilities Living Foundation (DLF) runs an online community of and for people with disabilities.