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Check out the Seal of Approval Playground Edition: Part 2!

Easterseals MORC is proud to share some more of our favorite accessible and sensory friendly parks throughout the state of Michigan! Last summer, we shared some of our favorite accessible and/or sensory friendly playgrounds throughout the state. This summer, we are excited to share more playgrounds offering play for children of all abilities to learn and play together! Check out the list below!

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988 There is Hope
If you are experiencing a suicidal or emotional crisis, dial or text 988 for 24/7, free and confidential support. You will be immediately connected to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline to get assistance.
Due to the recent events in the world, our friends at Oakland Community Health Network have released released some tips for individuals and families impacted by these crises or any crisis that may impact your mental health.
See the Good webinar
During this educational lunch and learn, our panel of experts encouraged individuals, families, teams, companies, and communities to take action to build bright, strong futures for individuals with disabilities and/or special needs.
Whether you are looking for a gift or something for yourself, the Easterseals MORC Webstore is sure to have something for you. Check out our latest gear! A portion of every sale goes to our services.
You can now view your medical records online. Learn more, and access your records, at the link above!

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Meet the Easterseals MORC Ambassadors

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Meet Justin!

Easterseals MORC Helps Young Man to Get More Out of Life

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Meet Kiauna

Kiauna is a very active member in society. She is an entrepreneur, a brand ambassador, and soon to be a nurse. She also loves to vintage shop, participate in anything where she can be creative, and spend time with her husband, family, and friends.

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Meet Allison!

Allison is one of our ambassadors at Easterseals MORC! She enjoys playing baseball with the Miracle League of North Oakland and hopes to be an interior designer when she grows up. Read more about her story here!

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Meet Jeremy!

Jeremy lives a very active life. He enjoys cooking, grilling, and baking (especially his favorite key lime pie!), reading, being outdoors, football, and playing games. He also loves to learn everything he can about math, research, coding, engineering, and science. However, Jeremy hasn’t always had such a healthy and active lifestyle.

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Meet Jenn!

Jenn is one of our Easterseals MORC ambassadors! She lights up a room with her contagious smile, loves to be in the kitchen cooking and baking, and enjoys planning gatherings for her friends and family.

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Meet Sarah!

Sarah is one of our Ambassadors! Read more to learn about Sarah finding her place in society!

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Ready to Take on the World!

Ariel is a sweet, young girl who loves to dance and sing, especially when that involves singing songs by her favorite group, BTS. She also enjoys watching countless episodes of Coco Melon and Gracie Corner. However, Ariel’s life didn’t always seem this simple. When Ariel was born prematurely at 24 weeks, her mother, Tia, explained that the doctors were unsure that young Ariel was going to make it.

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Meet Tammy!

Easterseals MORC helps Aspiring Writer to Live Independently

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Meet Jonathan!

Jonathan loves to work on puzzles, stay as active as possible, and explore throughout his community. Since becoming a more active member in his community, Jonathan is able to explore various activities the area has to offer. He enjoys spending most of his free time with his friends laughing and finding new places for karaoke.

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Meet Kiara!

Kiara is a lover of all things that include going to arcades, bowling, and shopping at the mall or Target. Her favorite items to shop for are Bratz dolls and lip gloss from Claire’s. Kiara also enjoys playing various driving and ‘girly’ games on her iPad along with playing with Diego, her service dog.

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Meet Matt!

Matt enjoys spending his free time playing all types of video games and watching episodes of Charmed and Big Brother. He has also been involved in many advocacy groups that support individuals with disabilities. Matt currently stays busy with the Citizen's Advisory Council, the Beginning Ending Stigma Today group, and various Oakland County Health Network (OCHN) groups.

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Meet Jai Lynn!

Jai Lynn is a friendly and helpful daughter who loves watching reality TV shows, shopping, and crafting - especially drawing and painting. “The level of support and consistency from Easterseals MORC has been a huge relief for our family.” Charmaine, Jai Lynn's mother, said.

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Meet Chris!

Chris is a lover of long car rides, concerts, spending time with friends and family, and attending sporting events. Over the past four years, he’s worked with all Detroit major professional teams - the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons, and Detroit Lions.

Our Featured Programs

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Autism Services

Easterseals MORC offers a wide array of autism services including ABA therapy, the PLAY Project, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, sensory integration therapy and more!

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Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic

Easterseals MORC’s Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) provides a comprehensive array of services necessary to create access, stabilize people in crisis, and provide the appropriate treatment for those with substance use and mental health disorders. These services are provided regardless of ability to pay or insurance status. In crisis and need help now? Call 1.800.231.1127 ¿EN CRISIS Y NECESITA AYUDA AHORA? Llama 1.800.231.1127 في أزمة وتحتاج إلى مساعدة الآن؟ يرجى الاتصال 1.800.231.1127

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Infant Mental Health

Infants and children who experience chronic stress or trauma are four times more likely to develop a mental health disorder by the time they reach adulthood than children who did not experience emotional trauma in childhood. This program includes prevention, screening, early intervention and treatment services for children and their parents/caregivers.

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