Developmental Disabilities

Autism resources

Find autism centers in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for support, autism resources and education.

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Autism Alliance of Michigan 

Provides a large degree of case management and works with families to obtain community resources.  

Website: https://autismallianceofmichigan.org

Phone: 877-463-2266

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Website: asha.org

Phone: 800-638-8255

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Websitehttps://add.org

Phone: 800-939-1019

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Websitehttps://adaa.org 

Phone: 240-485-1001

Autism Speaks

Website: www.autismspeaks.org

Phone: 888-288-4762

Care.com

Are you looking for child care, tutors, adult or senior care, pet care or pet sitters, house care services or resources? Visit this free website to search for these services in your area.

Website: Care.com

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Website: www.chadd.org

Phone: 1-800-233-4050

Children’s Special Health Care Services

Phone: 1-800-359-3722

Website: www.michigan.gov/cshcs

Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority  

They contract with many providers in Wayne County, and many of these providers offer some form of respite service. The access screening is performed over the phone, and families must have Medicaid.

Website: www.dwmha.com

Phone: 800-241-4949

Great Lakes Loan Closets

An online resource to find used medical equipment. 

The links for Michigan counties can be found at https://loanclosets.org/michigan

Easter Seals

Website: Easter Seals

Phone: 248-475-6300 or toll free:1-866-992-4453

Home Modifications for Parents of Special Needs Kids

Website: Homecity

Michigan Mental Health Networker

Website: Michigan Mental Health Networker

Macomb County Community Mental Health

Website: www.mccmh.net

Phone: 586-948-0222

Michigan Alliance for Families

Website: www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org

Phone: 1-800-552-4821

Michigan Autism Program

Website: www.michigan.gov/autism

Phone: 517-373-9018

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Website: www.michigan.gov/mdhhs

Phone: 517-373-3740

Monroe Community Mental Health Authority

Website: www.monroecmha.org

Phone: 734-243-7340

Macomb County Community Action

This website offers an array of resources geared toward persons of all ages who live in Macomb County Michigan.

Website: http://mca.macombgov.org/MCA-Home

Moving with Special Needs Kids

Website: Your Storage Finder

Oakland Community Health Network

Website: www.occmha.org

Phone: 248-464-6363

Oakland County Resources

This website offers an array of resources geared toward persons of all ages who live in Oakland County Michigan.

Website: http://www.oaklandcountyresources.org/

Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping

Website: RetailMeNot

The Arc Detroit 

Website: www.arc-detroit.org

Phone: (313) 831-0202

The Children’s Center 

For more information about their services, visit this link: www.thechildrenscenter.com/what-we-do/a-safe-home/respite-care

Website: www.thechildrenscenter.com

Phone: (313) 262-1212

Wayne County Parent/Children Resources

This website offers an array of resources geared toward parents and children who live in Wayne County Michigan.

Website: http://www.resa.net/earlychildhood/parentfamilyresources/

Wayne County Senior Resources

This website offers an array of resources geared toward seniors who live in Wayne County Michigan.

Website: https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/seniorservices/resources.aspx

Educational

Early On Michigan (birth to 3 years of age)
1-800-327-5966
www.1800earlyon.org

Head Start (birth to 5 from low-income families)
1-866-763-6481
https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov

Build Up Michigan (between the ages of 3 and 5)
1-888-320-8384
www.buildupmi.org

Contact local school district (3 years of age and older)

Medical

Audiology
Henry Ford Division of Audiology --- 1-888-617-6187

Applied Behavior Analysis
Henry Ford Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Applied Behavior Analysis Program --- 313-640-2315
Autism Alliance of Michigan --- 877-463-2266

Behavioral Health
Henry Ford Behavioral Health Services --- 800-422-1183
Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority --- 800-241-4949 (Medicaid)
Macomb County Community Mental Health --- 586-948-0222 (Medicaid)
Monroe Community Mental Health Authority --- 734-243-7340 (Medicaid)
Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority --- 248-464-6363 (Medicaid)

Dental
Tapestry Dental --- 313-230-4029

Eye Care
Henry Ford OptimEyes --- 800-393-2273
Henry Ford Pediatric Ophthalmology --- 800-363-7575

Genetics
Division of Genetic, Genomic and Metabolic Disorders at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan --- 888-362-2500

Neurology
Henry Ford Pediatric Neurology --- 313-375-2170

Neuropsychology
Neuropsychology at Henry Ford --- 313-876-2526

Nutrition
Nutrition Counseling Services at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan --- 313-832-9386

Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy
Henry Ford Macomb Pediatric Rehabilitation --- 586-421-3030
Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation at the DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan --- 313-832-8870

Sleep Medicine
Henry Ford Sleep Disorders and Research Center --- 313-916-4417 (patients as young as 5 years old)
Sleep Center at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan --- 888-362-2500

Speech-Language Pathology
Henry Ford Health System Speech-Language Pathology pediatrics program --- 313-916-4609

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