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ISD 318 opens transition learning center at MDI

Students with special needs in Independent School District (ISD) 318 will have a host of new opportunities when the new Quest Transition Program opens its doors on Feb. 25 at MDI. Quality Universal Education and Skills Training, or Quest, is a new program designed for students with special needs ages 18 to 21 to learn life skills through immersive educational experiences.

“We’re very...

Grand Rapids Pints with a Purpose

Be part of a fun night raising money for fulfilling jobs for people with disabilities.

MDI transforms the lives of people with disabilities by providing fulfilling job opportunities and training. A career at MDI gives people with disabilities the chance to think differently about themselves, to see themselves as competent and successful. Come support their success at Pints with a Purpose!


MDI Employee Puts CPR Skills To the Test

It was a typical Friday for Noah Patton, job coaching a fellow MDI employee at a Grand Rapids restaurant, until he saw an elderly woman choking in a nearby booth.

“I turned around and saw the woman hunched over struggling to breathe. As somebody said ‘she’s choking’ her head started to slowly fall as she stopped trying to cough.” Patton recalled.  “I just ran over and performed the Heimlich and hoped for the best.”


Supporting the Communities We Serve

Every day, MDI employees work together to fulfill our vision - meaningful employment opportunities for all people with disabilities. Our team is not limited to the ‘box’ we create, but supported in the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the communities we serve.

Check out how our exceptional employees are making a difference!

United Way - Day of Action
On June 21, MDI Cohasset...