The deadline for applying for a BPDD SPARKS Grants has been extended to August 21.
Category: Public News Services Pieces
BPDD is seeking a Director of Communications. The deadline to apply is Friday, June 20, 2014. For the position description and application instructions, check out the Job Announcement on the Office of State Employment Relations website.
Election day is Tuesday. While it has often been hard for people with disabilities to vote, Wisconsin has passed laws to help make it possible for every citizen to vote privately and independently.
The Board worked with Public News Service to produce this radio story, which features Reghan Walsh, a public health educator with the Wisconsin Childhood Lead Prevention Program.
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.
The Board worked with Public News Service to produce a radio story about Senate Bill 468, which would get Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS) into schools and reduce the use of seclusion and restraints.
Most of the television shows broadcast over the air are now captioned, but groups advocating for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community say it's a whole different story on the Internet.
When disaster strikes, it's tough on everyone, but for people with disabilities it's even tougher.