Category: DAWN Website Updates

Oct 14 2016

GOTV and Voting Information

Information for voters in Wisconsin on early voting, accepted IDs, and transportation.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 10:21 AM - Categories: Advocacy | BPDD | DAWN Alerts | DAWN Website Updates

Jul 8 2016

Apply for a 2016 SPARKS Grant

Don't miss your chance to spark grassroots change in your community with a BPDD SPARKS Grant! 

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 10:02 AM - Categories: Advocacy | BPDD | DAWN Alerts | DAWN Website Updates | Grants

Apr 29 2015

Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum Accepting Applications

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.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 8:43 AM - Categories: Advocacy | BPDD | DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous | Press Releases

Apr 23 2015

Disability Organizations Support New ABLE ACT Legislation to Help People Plan for the Future

BPDD and Disability Rights Wisconsin are excited to work with legislators to move forward important legislation that would increase the economic self-sufficiency and quality of life for people with disabilities and their families.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 3:59 PM - Categories: Advocacy | BPDD | DAWN Website Updates | Press Releases

Jan 8 2015

2015 Survival Coalition State Budget Advocacy Priorities

This document outlines Survival Coalition’s priorities for the upcoming biennial budget period, and was prepared by current Survival issue teams. 

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 2:17 PM - Categories: Advocacy | BPDD | DAWN Alerts | DAWN Website Updates

Oct 7 2011

Analysis of Proposed Medicaid Reforms

A detailed analysis of the Department of Health Services' proposed reforms to personal care, the Family Care cap, medical transportation (Logisticare), and the Medical Maintenance of Effort Waiver.

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4 comments - Posted by BPDD at 3:58 PM - Categories: DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous

Sep 30 2011

"Take a Stand" Webinar (Sunday, 10-2)

Join Wisconsin Upside Down on October 2 as they present a webinar featuring Lisa Pugh, the Public Policy Coordinator for Wisconsin's Disability Policy Partnership.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 2:49 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | DAWN Website Updates | Events | Miscellaneous | Trainings

Sep 30 2011

WI-BPDD Awarded Employment Grant for Youth with Disabilities

The BPDD has been awarded a grant to improve employment outcomes for transition-age youth with disabilities.

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3 comments - Posted by BPDD at 10:21 AM - Categories: BPDD | DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous | Press Releases

Jul 13 2011

School "Choice" for Students with Disabilities?

Check out the charts and fact sheets that explain school choice as it relates to students with disabilities.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:56 PM - Categories: DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous

May 23 2011

LTC Press Release

BPDD Urges Joint Finance to Lift Caps on Long-Term Care

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 4:34 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous

Mar 23 2011

Wisconsin Biennial Budget - Preliminary Alalysis

Governor Walker has released his biennial budget request for 2011-2013 as a first step in the state budget process.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:58 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | DAWN Website Updates

Feb 19 2011

Media Event to Raise Awareness of Medicaid Crisis

A media event will be held tomorrow in Madison to support Wisconsin Medicaid and raise the voices of people with disabilities, working families, older adults, and others with a stake in Wisconsin's health.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:52 AM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | DAWN Website Updates | Events | Miscellaneous

Feb 5 2011

Budget News Release

BPDD and DRW Call for a Balanced Budget Approach

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2 comments - Posted by DAWN at 10:41 AM - Categories: BPDD | DAWN Website Updates

Nov 2 2010

The Daily Globe: Special Olympics athlete makes visit to Mercer school

Special Olympics athlete Cindy Bentley launched her book tour in the library at the Mercer K-12 School on Thursday.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 8:14 AM - Categories: BPDD | DAWN Website Updates | Events | Miscellaneous

Oct 20 2010

FC & IRIS Ombudsman Job Posting

DRW is seeking to hire a second ombudsman for their Family Care & IRIS Ombudsman Program.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 10:40 AM - Categories: DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous

Oct 12 2010

Election News

Voter Registration Information, Candidate Information, and Second U.S. Senate Debate

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 2:38 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | DAWN Website Updates

Oct 4 2010

BPDD Publication Survey

If you have used our publications in the past, please take our short Publication Survey.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 3:45 PM - Categories: BPDD | DAWN Website Updates

Sep 21 2010

Governor Debate

The first debate for Governor between Republican Scott Walker and Democrat Tom Barrett will be held this Friday, September 24, 2010 beginning at 7:00 PM. 

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 2:31 PM - Categories: DAWN Website Updates | Events

Aug 19 2010

BIAW Walk for Thought

On Saturday, October 2, 2010, the Brain Injury Association of Wisconsin (BIAW) will be hosting the 7th Annual “Walk for Thought.”

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:47 PM - Categories: DAWN Website Updates | Events

Jul 19 2010

Input Needed by Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD)

The BPDD has a short and simple  online State Plan Input Survey that can be completed by anyone, anytime.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 3:24 PM - Categories: BPDD | DAWN Alerts | DAWN Website Updates

Jun 23 2010

DAWN Announcement: It’s Our Story

It’s Our Story” continues a decades-long effort to record the power, pride, and personal struggles of living with a disability.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:58 AM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous

Jun 7 2010

NEW Family Care Board Seeks Consumers

Applications are due by July 7, 2010. The new Board will be appointed in October 2010.

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2 comments - Posted by DAWN at 10:00 AM - Categories: DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous

May 5 2010

ADA Community Poll

The DBTAC-Great Lakes ADA Center is launching the "The ADA CommunityPoll" in the six states they serve (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin).

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:28 AM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous

Apr 27 2010

Autism Insurance Radio Story

April is Autism Awareness Month. To increase awareness about autism, the Board worked with Public News Service to produce a radio story that highlights the autism insurance mandate in Wisconsin.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:50 AM - Categories: DAWN Website Updates | Public News Services Pieces

Feb 9 2010

PBIS Bill Summary (in plain English)

Senate Bill 468 would get Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS) into schools and reduce the use of seclusion and restraints.  More information about SB 468  is available on DAWN, including a plain talk description of the bill.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 4:03 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous

Dec 14 2009

Action Alert: Wisconsin Parity Act

Call or email your Wisconsin representative on the Assembly Committee on Health and Healthcare Reform TODAY and ask them to vote to pass the Wisconsin Parity Act onto the floor.

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1 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:25 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Website Updates

Dec 2 2009

Tell Your Story and Call in for the CLASS Act

Do You Still Care About Long Term Services and Supports?

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 3:54 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Website Updates

Nov 22 2009

Changes to Pre-Vocational Services - Consensus Reached

The Department of Health Services (DHS) has proposed a change in the definition of Pre-Vocational services.  It wants to limit the time a person with disabilities will be able to stay in this funding category.  This change has raised many questions and concerns.

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4 comments - Posted by DAWN at 1:24 PM - Categories: Advocacy | BPDD | DAWN Website Updates

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