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Special Needs

Special Needs Resources

Autism Society Oakland County
Autism Alliance of Michigan
Autism Wandering Awareness Alerts Response & Education (AWAARE) Collaboration
Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit
American Council of the Blind
The Arc of Oakland County
Center for Accessible Technology in Sign (CATS)
Cerebral Palsy Group
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan
Family Connections of Michigan
Friendship Circle
GiGi’s Playhouse
Help Me Grow Michigan
International Dyslexia Association
Michigan Deaf and Hard of Hearing People
Michigan Braille and Talking Book Library
Michigan Department of Education Family Matters special education resources
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Oakland Family Services
Open Forest ADHD blog posts
Parenting Special Needs online magazine
Seedlings Braille Books for Children
Tar Heel Reader Accessible Book Collection
United Cerebral Palsy Detroit
University of Michigan Dyslexia Help

Inclusive Technology Station


Inclusive Technology Station
 For those with physical and cognitive special needs. Station includes large touchscreen monitor, big keys keyboard and an ambidextrous oversized trackball mouse.
 
 
 

Braille Book Collection

Braille Logo
 The Library has a collection of Braille enhanced youth books.  Click here to view our Braille Book Collection
    


OverDrive eBook App

  Dyslexic Font option on OverDrive ebook app!


 

Programming

Sensory Sunday

Mar 17
Sundays, 10:30-11:30am

Sensory Sunday is a before hours story time for children of all ages with special needs, their siblings, and parents/ caregivers. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to story time. Registration is required. View our social story to learn more about Sensory Sunday.

Age: All Ages
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jan 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Story Time Room

Adult Sensory Story Time

Mar 19
Tuesday, 1-2pm

Join us for an inclusive, sensory enhanced story time for adults with varying abilities and those on the autism spectrum. We will explore an interesting topic monthly through stories, music, conversation, and crafts.

Age: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Meeting Room West

Class Visits

We can host your class visit here at the library or bring a sensory story time to your classroom. Please call 248-869-7226 for more information.