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Present at the 2014 Self-Determination Conference

(Added 04/24/2014) More
Presentation proposals are being accepted for the 2014 Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference. This is a great opportunity for you to share your ideas and experiences to help other people live a more self-determined life! The deadline to apply is May 15, 2014.

Share Your Ideas Online to Improve Transportation

(Added 04/23/2014) More
WisDOT is collecting feedback online in conjunction with Transportation Moves Wisconsin series. The series includes nine town hall meetings in various cities throughout the state.

Share Your Ideas to Improve Transportation

(Added 04/23/2014) More
WisDOT is collecting feedback online in conjunction with Transportation Moves Wisconsin series. The series includes nine town hall meetings in various cities throughout the state.

YLF Deadline Extended: Apply Now!

(Added 04/21/2014) More
The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors with disabilities. The deadline to apply has been extended one week to Monday, April 28, 2014.

Attention Youth: One Week Left to Apply for YLF

(Added 04/14/2014) More
There's only one week left to apply to the Youth Leadership Forum!  The Wisconsin YLF is for high school students with a disability who show leadership potential.  The Forum is a week long leadership training and career awareness program for these students.

Get Involved with the Self-Determination Conference

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If you haven’t already, save the date – the 2014 Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference will be Nov. 10-12 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells! Right now, there are three ways to get involved with the conference: you can apply to be a presenter, an exhibitor, or a sponsor.

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