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Oct 31 2008

Election Recommendations

Election Day is Tuesday, November 4, 2008.  Please vote and tell others you know to do the same.  Issues that are important to the disability community like creating jobs, improving the availability of health care, and support for community-based programs will be decided.

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Oct 31 2008

BPDD's E-Newsletter: News 'n Notes

Please see the latest issue of the BPDD’s e-newsletter News ‘n Notes for information on BPDD’s Apprenticeship Program, the Board's Voting Project survey results, ILCW’s new Peer Power coordinator, and the next BPDD board meeting.

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Oct 29 2008

New Survey on Voting and Wisconsin Disability Community

New Statewide Survey Shows Lack of Transportation and Uncertainty about Eligibility Keep Voters with Disabilities from the Polls

A new statewide survey by the non-partisan Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition (WDVC) takes a look at voting and the disability community. The poll of 600 respondents was conducted October 2 – October 9, 2008 and reached a cross section of the disability community including parents, guardians, people with disabilities, direct support workers and advocates.

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Oct 21 2008

Early Care and Education Listening Sessions

Dan Harris, Administrator of the Division of Early Care and Education in the new Department of Children and Families is inviting all interested stakeholders to listening sessions across the state.

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Posted by DAWN at 12:42 PM - Categories: Advocacy | Events

Oct 16 2008

Sensory Strategies to Improve Children's Learning and Behavior

On December 8, 2008 Sensory Resources will be hosting our fall workshop Sensory Strategies to Improve Children's Learning and Behavior in Milwaukee, WI.  The workshop features the award winning author of The Out of Sync Child, Carol Stock Kranowitz.  She will bring her famous bag of activities for parents, educators, occupational therapists, allied health professionals and physicians.

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Oct 16 2008

Sen. Feingold in Sauk and Jefferson Counties

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will hold listening sessions in Sauk and Jefferson Counties on Saturday, October 18, 2008.

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Oct 9 2008

Alert: Sen. Feingold in Green Lake and Dane Counties

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will hold a listening session in Green Lake County on Friday, October 10, 2008 and a session in Dane County on Saturday, October 11, 2008.

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Oct 9 2008

Voting Workshop

Attend a free workshop offered by the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition (WDVC).

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Oct 7 2008

Candidate Information

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition has been compiling candidate information to help you decide which candidate to support.

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Oct 3 2008

Sen. Feingold in Pierce and Eau Claire Counties

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will hold listening sessions in Pierce and Eau Claire Counties on Monday, October 6, 2008.

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Posted by DAWN at 9:14 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Website Updates

Oct 2 2008

Update: ADA Amendment Act Signed into Law

On September 25, 2008, President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 ("ADA Amendments Act").

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