Stories of Hope and Opportunity

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What Have you Done?

Year-round services help adults and children to pursue their highest God-given potential. Both children and adults benefit from continued regular therapies, life skills and academic opportunities.
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Autism and You

The latest edition of the “Elim Equip” shares stories from our staff and families that will show you just how your impact is being felt in the lives of these people and their families.
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Your Impact, Local and Global

Seeing God's grace at Elim

Our goal is to increase opportunities for and to change attitudes toward individuals with disabilities–focusing not on disability but on the God-given abilities of each person. We celebrate each uniquely-gifted life that our staff has the privilege to encourage and equip to use his or her gifts to glorify God!
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Celebrating Each Student’s Gifts

If you’re travelling with Freddy, you never have to worry about getting lost. Gifted with an amazing memory, Freddy has memorized all of the road systems in Michigan, the colors …
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Blessing Our Neighbor: What Happens When Elim’s Mission is Lived Out

  Jimmy–one of over 270 Elim students–recently began a job in the community at a local Culver’s restaurant. Elim’s staff members helped him secure the position, then worked alongside the …
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Understanding Leads to Friendship for Elim Students

  Meet Brian and Chris, two young men who have come a long way during their time in our Crossroads program. They have been classmates now for nearly three years, and …
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Lily Needs Your Help – from an Elim Mom

  My name is Ashley and I am the mother of a beautiful little girl we call Lily (short for Lillian). Lily is many things. She is silly, funny, a …
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How Structure Helps James

  James found a perfect fit in Pathways, Elim’s program for students with autism. James transferred to Elim last summer and was immediately beloved by Elim’s staff.   “James comes …
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Engaging his Community Important to Chris

  To see Chris smiling and playing catch at the local recreational center, you’d never guess that he previously struggled with going into the community.  A two-year member of Elim’s …
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