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Jan 30 2010

Advocacy Voices Together

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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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 3:30 PM - Categories: Trainings | BPDD

Jan 27 2010

Self-Directed Supports Network Training

Self-Directed Supports Network Training, March 11, 2010, Kalahari Resort, WI Dells

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Jan 27 2010

Health Care for Children with Special Health Care Needs Training

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.

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Jan 16 2010

Youth 2010 Summer Programs

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.

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1 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:04 AM - Categories: Grants | Miscellaneous | Trainings

Jan 16 2010

Do You Hear What I Hear?

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.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:03 AM - Categories: Public News Services Pieces

Jan 16 2010

Customized Employment Training

Six and a half Day Training Series with:  Michael Callahan, National Expert in Supported Employment on Feb 12 (AM only), March 15/16, April 12/13, May 17/18 Madison, WI

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 10:12 AM - Categories: Miscellaneous | Trainings

Jan 13 2010

Pathways to Independence Request for Proposal

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.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:43 AM - Categories: Grants

Jan 12 2010

Online Self Advocacy Course

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.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:52 AM - Categories: Advocacy | Trainings

Jan 11 2010

WCCF's Annual Advocacy "Camp"

Become an (Even More) Effective Advocate for Kids and Families! April 14 & 15, 2010 Bethel Lutheran Church, Madison

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 4:48 PM - Categories: Advocacy | Trainings

Jan 11 2010

Disability Rights Wisconsin’s Family Care and IRIS Ombudsman Program

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. 

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4 comments - Posted by DAWN at 3:59 PM - Categories: Miscellaneous

Jan 8 2010

Expediting SSI/SSDI Training

There are still spots available for the SOAR Training on January 26th and 27th in Waukesha, WI.

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Jan 7 2010

Bullying in Schools: SB154

The Assembly Education Committee will hold a public hearing on SB154. This bill requires school to develop plans for school safety and bullying, as well as pupil records.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 4:05 PM - Categories: Advocacy

Jan 7 2010

Model Communities Project

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.

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2 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:23 AM - Categories: Advocacy | Grants | Trainings

Jan 6 2010

Sen. Feingold in Outagamie and Winnebago Counties

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will hold listening sessions in Outagamie and Winnebago Counties on Thursday, January 7, 2010.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:45 PM - Categories: Advocacy

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