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Proposed RISE Act Helps Youth with Disabilities Transition from High School to College

In May, senators introduced a bill called Respond, Innovate, Succeed, and Empower, or the RISE Act, S.1585, which would benefit students with disabilities who are attending college (1). The RISE Act is an amendment to the Higher Education Act (HEA) (2). At present, the documentation of a disability that served students in secondary school does…

Spotlight on Accessibility: The Detroit Zoo

The Detroit Zoo, located in Royal Oak, Michigan, is home to more than 2,000 animals, representing 230 different species. The Detroit Zoological Society, the group that operates the zoo, is a leader in wildlife conservation, animal welfare, humane education, and environmental sustainability. Beyond such achievements, the Detroit Zoo stands out in the crowd for its…

Spotlight on Equine Therapy Programs in Michigan

Looking for a new and exciting activity to get your child involved in this summer? Have you heard about equine therapy? Equine therapy Equine therapy is the therapeutic use of horseback riding to benefit children with a broad range of needs and abilities. Horseback riding skills, balance, and muscle strength are developed through equine therapy….

Beautiful Me

On Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending Beautiful Me, a fashion show for adaptive clothing sponsored by Easterseals and the Miracle League of Michigan. The show was intended to model adaptive clothing for children and young adults with disabilities who may have difficulty getting dressed or undressed, or may need specific types of fabric…

Reiter & Walsh ABC Law Centers Supports Michigan Law School

We recently made several donations to important funds at the University of Michigan, related to healthcare and justice. One of the causes we chose to support was the Law School Fund. What does the Law School Fund do? The Law School Fund helps to provide scholarship opportunities for Michigan Law students and supports the Michigan…

Reiter & Walsh ABC Law Centers Supports Development of Artificial Placenta

We recently made several donations to important pediatric funds at Michigan Medicine, the healthcare system run by the University of Michigan. One of the funds we picked supports the development of an artificial placenta, which is designed to mimic the womb environment and help premature babies. Artificial placenta: what has already been accomplished? Artificial placenta…

Reiter & Walsh ABC Law Centers Supports the Jerry Isler Neuromuscular Fund

We recently made several donations to important funds at Michigan Medicine, the healthcare system run by the University of Michigan. This month, we’d like to highlight the Jerry Isler Neuromuscular Fund. Jerry Isler: inspired to make a major gift after experiencing an unexpected health problem Farmington Hills, Michigan resident Jerry Isler lived an active lifestyle,…

Reiter & Walsh ABC Law Centers Supports the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Michigan Medicine

We recently made several donations to important pediatric funds at Michigan Medicine, the healthcare system run by the University of Michigan. One of the programs we chose to support is the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Michigan Medicine: Revolutionary treatments for people with illnesses and disabilities The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at…