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Sep 29 2008

Conference Calls on Election Participation

Get Ready to Participate Fully in the November Election! Join the Free Calls to learn more about

Rights…Accessibility…Getting out the Vote…Where to Go for Information and Answers…Candidate Information

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Sep 24 2008

Health Insurance Advocacy Workshops

Registration is now open for the Health Insurance Advocacy Workshops sponsored by ABC for Health and HealthWatch Wisconsin!

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Sep 22 2008

House Passes ADA Amendments Act

On Wednesday, September 17, 2008 the U.S. House passed the Senate version of the ADA Amendments Act (Senate Bill 3406) by unanimous consent.  The bill now heads to the White House for President Bush’s signature.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:07 PM - Categories: Advocacy | Miscellaneous

Sep 19 2008

Candidate Forum

What: Mark your calendars for a Brown Bag Candidate Forum on disability issues featuring Wisconsin State Senate and Assembly Candidates in the Milwaukee Area.

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Posted by DAWN at 12:40 PM - Categories: Events | Miscellaneous

Sep 18 2008

Absentee Voting Reminders

There has been some confusion raised in the past few days about absentee voting.  Many people around the state have received phone calls or mailings about absentee voting.  These people received applications to request an absentee ballot from their municipal clerk, except sometimes the return address for the ballot is for the wrong municipal clerk.  The Elections Division of the Government Accountability Board, who manages elections in the state, issued the following press release on 9-16-08 about this matter and absentee voting in general:

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

Sep 17 2008

2009 Circles of Life Call for Presentations

The 2009 Circles of Life Call for Presentations application is now available online. This site includes instructions, FAQs, selection criteria, the online application, and more.

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Sep 15 2008

How the Response to Intervention RtI Model Might Look at Your School

Half-Day Seminar... Saturday Morning October 11, 2008 Co-Sponsored by Learning Disabilities Association of Wisconsin and by, and held at, Carroll University Waukesha, WI.

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Sep 11 2008

Voter Education/Registration Training

Do you want to learn about the process of voting? Do you need to learn how to register to vote? Do you want to be an educated voter?

Sponsored by: The Board for People with Developmental Disabilities and The Adaptive Community Approach Program (ACAP)
Date: Tuesday, September 30th
Location: Waukesha, WI

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Sep 10 2008

SELF-ADVOCACY AND THE IEP - CREANDO la VISIÓN—EN ESPAÑOL

Sponsored by Wisconsin FACETS & IndependenceFirst

Audience: These workshops are for parents, educators, service providers and especially transition-aged students with disabilities!  Sessions will include information about incorporating skills into the transition IEP.

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Sep 9 2008

Health Care Coverage and Community Supports Trainings

Do you have questions about how to best advocate for your child’s health care needs? Have you ever said, “I wish I had that information for my child when I needed it?” If you answered “Yes,” take a crash course with us!

Family Voices of Wisconsin is hosting a series of “Did You Know? Now You Know!” Health Care Coverage and Community Supports Trainings across the state. Join us, meet other families and learn about health and community based services.

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Sep 8 2008

Alert: Disability Rights Wisconsin Listening Session in Milwaukee

The Board of Directors of Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) will be holding a Listening Session in Milwaukee on Friday, September 12, 2008 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM.

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