Viewing by month: March 2011
The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families will hold Brown Bag State Budget Information Briefings with time for questions and answers in Oshkosh on March 31 and in La Crosse on April 4.
A discussion of the latest draft of the BPDD’s 2012-2016 State Plan. Most participants will attend via conference call.
Rep. Steineke to hold listening sessions in the 5th Assembly district.
The Department of Health Services is seeking public input from consumers, community partners, and providers at the first of a series of Town Hall Meetings Wednesday, March 23, at 1 p.m. at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC), 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay, Room SC132 Student Lecture Hall in the Student Center.
A collaboration of Ashland/Bayfield area organizations is hosting a free workshop event, Housing Rights and Realities, on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, Noon – 4:30 pm at the Northern Great Lakes Visitors Center, HWY 2, Ashland.
The HSC Foundation, in partnership with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), is now accepting applications for a paid fellowship position with the organizations’ disability youth transition and collaboration work. Applications are due by March 17, 2011.
Peter Leidy and Mark Sweet, PhD, will conduct forums for conversation about both protecting people’s safety and advocating for full community lives that include a variety of relationships. There will be four trainings: Madison (4/26/11), Milwaukee (4/27/11), Oshkosh (5/4/11) and La Crosse (5/11/11).
Disability Advocacy Day is designed to connect you with your legislators so you can share your story with them. You are the expert in sharing how legislative policies affect people with disabilities in their everyday lives.
During a brown bag lunch, the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families (WCCF) will present information on how the State Budget impacts children and families. WCCF will provide information specific to the Appleton area.
The Northern Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and Family Voices of Wisconsin will co-host the training event What’s After High School? - Everything You Need to Know About Supports and Resources for Youth with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at the Portage County Library in Stevens Point.
On Saturday, April 30, 2011, the Arc of Fond du Lac will be hosting an autism conference at Community Church in Fond du Lac. The conference, The Autism Dilemma: Finding Our Way, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WI AAIDD presents an intensive one day seminar titled “The Pursuit of Behavioral Understanding: A Comprehensive Look Into Behavioral Methods and System.” The seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on April 15 at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells.
On March 7 and March 8, HealthWatch Wisconsin will hold public hearings in Madison and take testimony about the importance of BadgerCare and Medicaid to people in Wisconsin.