Is your organization committed to building FULL LIVES in the community by providing services and supports that are individualized, full of choices, and built around the dreams and aspirations of the individuals?
Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking is a six-session advocacy and systems change training program. Advocates can sign up for the next session now.
The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school students with disabilities, July 26-31, 2015, Edgewood College, Madison.
Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking is an advocacy and leadership training program for self-advocates and family members of a person with a developmental disability. The deadline to apply is September 2, 2014.
The BPDD is now accepting applications for people with disabilities interested in taking their legislators to work. The campaign highlights the importance and benefits of community integrated jobs for people with disabilities.
Wisconsin Transition Plan must expand choices for people with disabilities
DHS must hear from people with disabilities, families and advocates who believe people with disabilities need more choice in their lives and should be part of our communities.
We only have 30 days to comment!
Visit www.takeastandontheplan.org for more information, and use our online tool to submit your comments
The Department of Health Services (DHS) is holding a public forum to gather feedback on the recent income eligibility changes made to BadgerCare.
Register now for the 2014 Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference! The conference will be held November 10-13, 2014, at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.
The Survival Coalition is conducting a survey to hear from people with disabilities and the aging community about their experiences with the long-term care services available to them. Your opinion matters! Tell us your story.
Mosaic is a unique art contest for self-advocates who live in Wisconsin and want to express what self-determination means to them through their art. The deadline to submit artwork is 12:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5, 2014.
Self-advocates and family members of a person with a developmental disability who want to improve their leadership and advocacy skills are encouraged to apply for Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking. The deadline to apply is September 1, 2014.
Spark a change in your community with a SPARKS Grant! SPARKS Grants have been making a difference for people with disabilities in Wisconsin since 2010. Learn more about SPARKS Grants. The deadline to apply is August 1.
BPDD has issued a Request for Proposals to develop strategies to inform and train individuals with disabilities to use self-directed supports (SDS). The correct deadline to submit a proposal is 12 p.m. on Monday, July 14, 2014.
Bills that would prevent the use of seclusion and restraint in public schools have been introduced in Congress. Participate in a national call-in day Thursday (June 12) to encourage legislators to support this legislation.
Wisconsin families of children ages birth to 6 with disabilities who are in Birth to 3 or the Children’s Long Term Care Program are invited to apply for a CORE Mini-Grant to expand opportunities and build relationships between their children and others in their community. The deadline to apply is August 1, 2014.
BPDD has issued a Request for Proposals to develop strategies to inform and train individuals with disabilities to use self-directed supports (SDS). The deadline to submit a proposal is July 14, 2014.
People with disabilities who haven’t completed the “What Matters to Me” survey are encouraged to participate. The survey will be open until Monday, June 9, 2014.
The Wisconsin Rehabilitation Council and the Department of Workforce Development will hold hearings on Wednesday, May 21 to get comments from the public about employment for people with disabilities. Submit your comments in-person or via email, fax, or phone.
SPARKS Grants have been making a difference in Wisconsin since 2010. Learn more about SPARKS Grants and spark a change in your community! The deadline to apply is August 1.
This is an excellent opportunity for disability advocates to share their thoughts and ideas to improve transportation for people with disabilities in Wisconsin.
People with disabilities are encouraged to participate in “What Matters to Me: Survey of People with Disabilities.” This short survey asks how issues like employment, transportation, and housing affect the lives of people with disabilities in Wisconsin.
The Independent Living Council of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) have invited interested persons to attend a public hearing to give their input. The hearing will be from 3:00 to 4:30 PM on May 12 at Society’s Assets, Inc., 5200 Washington Avenue, Suite 225, Racine.
There will be an informational event about the first steps to take to access the supports you need. The event, What’s Your First Step, will be in West Bend from 6:00-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will host a town hall meeting in your area to collect feedback from citizens that could be used to inform the future of state transportation funding.
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.
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.