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Michigan Disability
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The Michigan Assistive Technology Program (MATP) is a program for people with disabilities, by people with disabilities.

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The LEAD project provides communities of color with increased access to disability education and resources to account for the significance of institutionalized oppression and white supremacy on their outcomes.

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The Harmful Impact of Using the Word “Crazy” with Children: A Call for Change

Dear individuals who work with children,…

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