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Jul 30 2008

Birth to 3 Public Hearings

Public Hearings will be held around the state on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 for proposed changes to the Parental Payment Limit (formerly Parental Cost Share) for families participating in the Birth to 3 Program.  If you are not able to attend one of the hearings, you can comment in writing.  All comments must be received by 4:30 PM, August 13, 2008.

Questions about the changing rules are to be addressed to Lori Wittemann at lori.wittemann@wisconsin.gov.

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Posted by DAWN at 2:38 PM - Categories: Advocacy | Trainings | Events

Jul 30 2008

Youth/parent leadership training series: YIPPE

Wisconsin is fortunate to have a unique statewide leadership training available to both youth with disabilities ages 14-20 and their parents. The Youth in Partnership with Parents for Empowerment (YiPPE) meets six times between October and May in Wisconsin Dells. Youth attend one track, while their parents participate in another. Some activities are shared. The focus is on building self-advocacy and leadership skills in youth with disabilities and leadership/advocacy skills in parents. For more information please download the brochure.

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Posted by DAWN at 2:34 PM - Categories: Advocacy | Trainings | Events

Jul 29 2008

2008 Assistive Technology Expo

Planning is well underway for the 2008 Assistive Technology Expo. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, October 2, 2008 at the Engineering Centers Building located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Posted by DAWN at 2:52 PM - Categories: BPDD | Events

Jul 29 2008

Alert: Sen. Feingold in Kenosha County

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will hold a listening session in Kenosha County on Monday, August 4, 2008.  His Kenosha County listening session will be held at 8:00 a.m. in the Daimler-Chrysler Hall at the Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Avenue, Kenosha. The meeting will last up to an hour.

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Posted by DAWN at 12:07 PM - Categories: Advocacy | Events

Jul 22 2008

Survival Coalition 2007-2009 Legislative Report

The Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations has developed a report for the 2007-2009 Legislative Session. The report focuses on the major disability bills that were introduced in the session and what happened to each.  Some of the bills that did not pass could be introduced in the next session.

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Posted by DAWN at 4:38 PM - Categories: BPDD | DAWN Website Updates

Jul 22 2008

Alert: National Forum on Disability Issues

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is co-sponsoring a National Forum on Disability Issues featuring invited 2008 Presidential Candidates.  Plan now to attend or watch on the Internet. (This event will be broadcast on the web.)

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Posted by DAWN at 3:13 PM - Categories: Advocacy | Trainings

Jul 18 2008

Ethics and Boundaries Trainings offered by the DD Network

Another way to think and learn about ethics and boundarieswith Mark Sweet, PhD and Peter Leidy

For family members and human service professionals involved with those who are elders, people with physical or intellectual disabilities, or people experiencing mental illness…

For more information or to download training dates and registration information visit: www.ddnetworkinc.org

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Posted by DAWN at 2:23 PM - Categories: BPDD | Trainings | Events

Jul 16 2008

Sponsoring a Nonpartisan Candidate Forum

Register Today for NonprofitVOTE. org's Free Webinar - Sponsoring a Nonpartisan Candidate Forum.

Thursday, July 17th  2:00-3:00pm EST

You may register online or RSVP to info@nonprofitvote. org For more information, visit NonprofitVOTE. org or contact Julian Johannesen at 617.357.8683

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Posted by DAWN at 5:22 PM - Categories: Trainings | Events

Jul 8 2008

Alert: Sen. Feingold in Door County

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will hold a listening session in Door County on Saturday, July 12, 2008.  His Door County listening session will be held at 4:45 p.m. at the Washington Island Community Center, 910 Main Road, Washington Island. The meeting will last up to an hour.

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Posted by DAWN at 3:45 PM - Categories: Advocacy | Events

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