The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities, the Wisconsin Direct Caregiver Alliance and the Direct Care Alliance Voices Institute are proud to announce Advocacy Voices Together. This is a unique training program for people who want to improve the lives of direct support workers and the people they support.
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Family Voices of Wisconsin and Sheboygan County Public Health, Birth to Three and Family Support Programs will host a free “Did You Know? Now You Know!” training.
Do you know what your plans are for the summer? How about earning a stipend, having fun, and exploring science, technology, engineering, and math? This is all possible through one of many summer camps and summer research opportunities offered to high school and college students.
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.
The Pathways to Independence project is offering grant funds up to $480,000 statewide to decrease barriers to, and increase opportunities for, competitive, integrated employment in order to support people with disabilities in achieving their desired employment outcomes.
This online course is a self-advocacy course designed to prepare special education professionals to teach a competency-based curriculum in self advocacy for students with disabilities.
Disability Rights Wisconsin’s Family Care and IRIS Ombudsman Program is now available. It can provide assistance regarding eligibility, services or other Family Care, Partnership or IRIS concerns.
The Model Communities project, funded by the Wisconsin Medicaid Infrastructure Grant through the Department of Health Services, is looking for people with innovative ideas on how to make their community more welcoming and inclusive of all people, including people with disabilities.