Care, Finance, and Insurance

1. Health Care

Healthcare Centers

  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Livingston provides comprehensive healthcare to Livingston County. Their services include physical therapy, speech-Language pathology, occupational therapy, pediatric therapy, and care for neurological diagnoses.
  • The University of Michigan Health System runs the Brighton Health Center, which provides primary and specialty care to its patients.

Lifestyle Resources

1. Care

  • The Judson Center provides comprehensive services to children, adults and families with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges.
  • The University of Michigan Health System provides services at the Howell Pediatric and Teen Center, providing psychological services and social work, along with nutrition specialty appointments, chronic illness management and adolescent gynecological exams.

2. Accessible Playgrounds and Outdoor Activities

  • The Brighton Recreation Area provides numerouAccessible Playgrounds in Brighton- Detroit Cerebral Palsy Resourcess recreation opportunities, including an accessible fishing and boating pier, beach house, and a universally-accessible trail.
  • The Brighton Imagination Station is a 10,000-ft. accessible playground in downtown Brighton. This playground contains sound-play components, a safety fence enclosing the structure and a single entrance to help parents keep track of their children.

Organizations, Support, and Awareness Information

1. Disability Organizations

  • The Arc of Livingston is a United Way nonprofit agency that advocates for people with disabilities in Livingston County. They also provide services such as mental health information, referral services, Social Security Benefit Analysis and Claims Filing Assistance, and assistance with transport, housing, work incentive planning, Sibshops, and camp scholarships.

2. Support and Informational Groups

Treatment and Therapy Resources

1. Interdisciplinary Therapy Programs

  • Leaps and Bounds Therapy Services provides physical, occupational, speech and aquatic therapy to children with disabilities. Their services include neurodevelopmental treatment, sensory integration, therapeutic listening, craniosacral therapy, kinesiotaping, the Hanen Program, and Brain Gym.

2. Recreational Therapy

Sports Therapy

Ski Therapy

  • Mt. Brighton provides adaptive sports lessons (ski and snowboard) for individuals with disabilities.
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