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Michigan Advance By Laina G. Stebbins October 29, 2019 Here’s this week’s Michigan Advance roundup of noteworthy recent legislation that has mostly gone under the radar. Wrongful imprisonment claims

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‘Section 298' pilot programs move ahead

Crain's Detroit Business Jay Greene October 21, 2018 12:01 AM Crain’s panel explained different approaches to delivering and paying for care in behavioral health and physical health systems Progress...
Laurie Kondek, of Northville takes a photo with her son Samuel on their front porch on Friday, Sept. 28, 2019.(Photo: Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free Press)

Michigan's special education efforts near bottom in nation: U.S. report

If Laurie Kondek could fix what ails Michigan's special education system, it would be this: She would ensure that children like her Samuel — who is severely autistic and has several other ailments —...

MPAS Priorities and Objectives for FY 2019

To comment on our priorities, please take our Priorities Survey. Priority #1:  Eliminate abuse and neglect Objective 1A:  Individuals with disabilities will not be subjected to restraint or...

MPAS Appoints New Deputy Executive Director

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) is pleased to announce that Michelle Roberts has been appointed as the agency’s new Deputy Executive Director.  MPAS, a nonprofit advocacy...
The Paul Martin Home for Boys in Detroit is shown in a Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 photo. A lawsuit accuses state officials of withholding documents about abuse allegations at the home. Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, known as MPAS, filed a lawsuit Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, against the Department of Health and Human Services. The independent group is empowered under state and federal (AP Photo/Ed White)

State sued over records about allegations at boys home

DETROIT (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration is withholding key documents about abuse allegations at a Detroit home for boys, according to a lawsuit from a group that protects the rights of the...

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Day Date Time County Location
Friday June 21 10: 30am - 12:30pm Grand Traverse

Traverse Area District Library
610 Woodmere Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49686

Monday July 8 10am - 12pm Berrien

Berrien County Health Department
2149 East Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022