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Sat, Oct 28

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Work and Play Center

KidPower Sibling Club

KIDPOWER is an empowerment program for siblings of persons with disabilities and their friends developed by Dr. Sally Burton-Hoyle.

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KidPower Sibling Club
KidPower Sibling Club

Time & Location

Oct 28, 2023, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Work and Play Center, 444 N Hewitt Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA

About the event

What is KidPower?  KidPower, by Dr. Sally Burton-Hoyle,  is a sibling support program that addresses and focuses on their needs.  KidPower empowers SIBLINGS of persons with developmental disabilities.  

Parents drop siblings off at the center for a fun morning filled with enrichmentand support.  Pizza and snacks will be provided unless dietary restrictions.

About Dr. Sally Burton-Hoyle:

Dr. Sally Burton-Hoyle, sister to a person on the autism spectrum, has served on the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) and is currently a panelist on the National Quality Forum for Person Centered Planning (PCP) and Practices and was executive director of the Autism Society of Michigan from 1994-2006. Dr. Burton-Hoyle has developed both graduate and undergraduate programs in Autism Spectrum Disorders at Eastern Michigan University. Burton-Hoyle worked to enact into Michigan’s Mental Health Code a statute which mandates PCP for eligible recipients with a developmental disability and/or mental illness. Additionally, she has developed curriculum and trainings in ASD, challenging behaviors, and PCP for educators and mental health professionals in developmental disabilities throughout the nation in all of these areas.

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