School Advocacy

The Arc of Michigan

Offers a free advocate to help educate parents and assist in IEP meetings if necessary

Michigan Alliance for Families

Michigan Alliance for Families provides information, support, and education for families who have children (birth through 26 years of age) who receive (or may be eligible to receive) special education services. This website can help you with finding information on special education issues as well as disability specific information.

Michigan Department of Education

Special Education Mediation Services

Free Mediator to attend IEP Meetings and help come to a resolution for families.

Michigan Protection and Advocacy, Inc.

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) is the independent, private, nonprofit organization designated by the governor of the State of Michigan to advocate and protect the legal rights of people with disabilities in Michigan. MPAS services include information and referral, short-term assistance, selected individual and legal representation, systemic advocacy, monitoring, and training.

Request a free Special Education Manual

A Day in our shoes

IEP resources, questions answered and checklists