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#1 of 4 Old 04-25-2014, 12:26 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I will be relocating to MI and my office is in Dearborn.  I'm looking for some ideas on great places to live.  I do have an 8 year old son who has Autism and is high functioning so education and services are also a factor in my choice.  Of course I'm interested in living in an area with like minded individuals. 

 

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<p>I will be relocating to MI and my office is in Dearborn.  I'm looking for some ideas on great places to live.  I do have an 8 year old son who has Autism and is high functioning so education and services are also a factor in my choice.  Of course I'm interested in living in an area with like minded individuals. </p>
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<p>Any information would be much appreciated. </p>
I have only lived in the Lansing area in Michigan (which is a bit of a hike from Dearborn), but I love it and find it a really rich and supportive place to raise kids, no matter what your stripe. We have a lot of resources for Crunchy families, and schooling options are good (including several Montessori private schools and 1 public). Ann Arbor seems to have more diversity of schooling options, I know they have a Waldorf school, among others. If homeschooling is an option for you, I know Lansing has an amazing homeschooling network.

Good luck with the move: it's exciting to have all of these options open, and I'm sure it's also overwhelming to make such a change
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You probably already moved by this point but Royal Oak area is great and there is a school called Eton Academy for kids with autism and special needs, I think in **********.
Dearborn itself has wonderful schools.
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