Viewing by month: February 2010

Feb 27 2010

Ethics and Boundaries in Support Relationships

Peter Leidy and Mark Sweet present this four-hour training in several locations

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:15 AM - Categories: Events | Trainings

Feb 27 2010

Empowerment Days Dinner in Madison WI

Mental health consumers are invited to attend the 5th Annual Grassroots Empowerment Project Inc. Empowerment Days Dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on April 19th at the Concourse Hotel in Madison.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 10:51 AM - Categories: Miscellaneous | Events

Feb 27 2010

Spring Fun in Elm Grove WI

Families of children with special needs are invited to attend an afternoon of Easter smiles and holiday fun!

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 10:49 AM - Categories: Miscellaneous | Events

Feb 24 2010

Senator Feingold in Fond du Lac County

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will hold a listening session in Fond du Lac County on Monday, March 1.

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Feb 24 2010

PBIS Bill Radio Story

The Board worked with Public News Service to produce a radio story about Senate Bill 468, which would get Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS) into schools and reduce the use of seclusion and restraints.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 10:17 AM - Categories: Public News Services Pieces

Feb 23 2010

Join the National Call-In Day to Prevent Restraint and Seclusion

On behalf of APRAIS (the Alliance to Prevent Restraint, Aversive Interventions and Seclusion), TASH encourages you to contact your congressional representatives during our National Call-In Day on February 26, 2010 and tell them to support the Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act (H.R. 4247, S. 2860). 

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:27 PM - Categories: Miscellaneous | Advocacy

Feb 23 2010

Senator Feingold in Walworth County

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will hold a listening session in Walworth County on Friday, February 26.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:25 PM - Categories: Advocacy

Feb 18 2010

Senator Feingold in Dane County

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will hold a listening session in Dane County on Monday, February 22.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:25 AM - Categories: Advocacy

Feb 17 2010

Census Toolkit

The Toolkit for Reaching People with Disabilities is designed to help organizations that serve people with disabilities communicate the benefits of census participation.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 4:46 PM - Categories: Trainings | Miscellaneous

Feb 14 2010

Hearing on School Conferences Bill: February 17th

10:00 a.m., February 17th, 300 SE, State Capitol, Madison

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:45 AM - Categories: Advocacy

Feb 12 2010

New Publication: Just Cruising Along

In "Just Cruising Along," Maureen Arcand describes the changes taking place in her life as she continues to age and cope with Cerebral Palsy (CP).

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 1:21 PM - Categories: BPDD

Feb 10 2010

Transition Resource Fair

For students who receive special education services in Brown County, their families, educators and service providers wanting to learn more about transition resources in their community.  on Tuesday, April 13, 2010.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 1:12 PM - Categories: Events | Trainings | Miscellaneous

Feb 10 2010

Recap: Statewide Conference on Self-Determination

Many of the resources mentioned during the conference are available for immediate download.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 10:26 AM - Categories: BPDD

Feb 9 2010

March to Overrule the Court

The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign is holding a march to protest the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

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

Feb 9 2010

PBIS Bill Summary (in plain English)

Senate Bill 468 would get Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS) into schools and reduce the use of seclusion and restraints.  More information about SB 468  is available on DAWN, including a plain talk description of the bill.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 4:03 PM - Categories: Advocacy | Miscellaneous | DAWN Website Updates

Feb 8 2010

Hearing on Seclusion and Restraint Bill

10:00 a.m., February 18 in Room 412 East, State Capitol, Madison

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Feb 6 2010

Circles of Life 2010

THE CIRCLES OF LIFE CONFERENCE is for families who have children of any age with disabilities or special needs and the professionals who support and provide services for them. April 29 - 30, 2010, Holiday Inn & Convention Center, Stevens Point, WI

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 1:08 PM - Categories: Trainings | Miscellaneous | Events

Feb 5 2010

Board Members Appointed

The Governor has appointed two new members to the Board. Robert Kuhr is an active member of People First in Menasha where he lives with his wife Jennifer. Pamela Malin lives in De Pere and is the Disabilities Coordinator at the Sexual Assault Center of Family Services in Brown, Oconto, Door and Marinette County.

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Posted by DAWN at 11:41 AM - Categories: BPDD

Feb 2 2010

Disability Rights Wisconsin Listening Session

The Board of Directors of Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) will be conducting a Listening Session on Friday, March 5, 2010 in Wausau.

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Feb 2 2010

Sen. Feingold in Chippewa and Dunn Counties

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will hold listening sessions in Chippewa and Dunn Counties on Saturday, February 6.

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Feb 2 2010

Sen. Feingold in Monroe County

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will hold a listening session in Monroe County on Sunday, February 7.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 3:26 PM - Categories: Advocacy

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