Moving to the music is often a challenge for children and adults with special needs. But now, thanks to a creative approach at Ballet Chelsea, these individuals can have fun expressing themselves through dance in a safe and comfortable setting.
For new parents, the first year can be filled with worry. Each passing month can represent a milestone that your child may or may not be hitting. And while it can be perfectly normal for a child to progress differently and on their own time, there are some delays that may require parents to contact a professional for help.
In a continuing effort to raise money and awareness for the fight against childhood cancer, the Maust family of Ann Arbor will host their 8th annual lemonade stand this Friday, June 15. The proceeds of the lemonade stand will go to benefit childhood cancer research through Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF).
YAA offers creative workshops in a myriad of artistic disciplines including creative writing, theater, movement, visual art, music, animation, fiber, mosaic, Shakespeare, printmaking, video game development, horticulture and expressive arts. These workshops are facilitated by local artists who are hired and trained by YAA in trauma-informed arts practices.
For many families it is important to find a church that not only welcomes families with children of all abilities, but also provides one on one services to support their child’s needs. Keystone Church in Saline is unique as the church has a ministry that focuses on supporting families and children with special needs. Pastor Ken Gilmore and his wife Diane summed up the Keystone Church ministry as a “work of love”.