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Jun 30 2011

School Choice Radio Story

Is Wisconsin’s School Choice Program Discriminatory?

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Jun 30 2011

Encourage Gov. Walker to Lift the Caps!

In a videotaped interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday (6/27), Governor Scott Walker indicated he hopes to do something about the Family Care caps by the end of the year. To watch the video, go to http://bcove.me/vnr6z463.

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Jun 27 2011

WisABA Annual Conference

The 4th annual Wisconsin Association for Behavior Analysis (WisABA) Conference will be held at the Waisman Center on the UW-Madison campus, Saturday, August 20 and Sunday August 21, 2011.

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Jun 27 2011

10th Annual Special Kids Resource Fair in Kenosha County

The 10th Annual Special Kids Resource Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2011, at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol.

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Jun 24 2011

RESPECT Curriculum

RESPECT is a supplementary curriculum for teachers designed to help high school students successfully transition to the work force.

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Jun 24 2011

Home Ownership Basics

Movin' Out invites all within your advocacy communities to consider participating in Home Ownership Basics, a free workshop on July 21 at Waisman Center’s Olin location that provides the information needed to assess the feasibility of home ownership for low-income people with disabilities, care-givers, and others on fixed incomes.

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Jun 22 2011

SDS Network Event: Register Now

Registration is now open for the SDS Network Event that will take place on Monday, July 11, 2011.

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Jun 21 2011

Update and Thank You!

The Senate passed the Assembly version of the biennial budget bill without any amendments.

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Jun 16 2011

Family Care Caps for Youth in Transition

State Senators are considering whether to introduce an amendment to lift the Family Care caps for youth in transition today. The amendment would add an exception for youth aged 18-21 in a transition program.

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Jun 16 2011

Long-Term Care Freeze Radio Story

WI Mother: Too Many State Budget Decisions are "Soulless"

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Jun 15 2011

Federal Medicaid Funding

US Senators are working on the federal budget and federal Medicaid funding is one of the most debated items in the budget

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Jun 10 2011

Long Term Care Caps Still in Budget

The state biennial budget approved by the Joint Finance Committee caps the enrollment in Family Care, IRIS, and children's waivers and prohibits expansion into additional counties.

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Jun 6 2011

Send Your Story; Press Events Thursday (6/9/11)

Wisconsin Families Forward (WFF), which formed in response to the scheduled freeze on long-term supports, is encouraging people from throughout the state to tell their legislators how the freeze will impact their lives.

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Jun 3 2011

Stories Needed from Fox Valley-Area Families!

Wisconsin Families Forward needs your stories about how the freeze on long-term care will affect you and your family.

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Jun 3 2011

Families to Unite at Eau Claire Press Event (Saturday)

At 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, Wisconsin Families Forward will hold a press event at the Eau Claire Farmer’s Market to raise awareness about the Legislature’s scheduled freeze on long-term supports in Wisconsin.

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Jun 3 2011

School Vouchers Press Release

BPDD Concerned About Impacts Of Expanded Voucher Programs On Students With Disabilities

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Jun 1 2011

Mandatory Child Abuse Reporters

The State Assembly may soon take up SB 42, which makes all school employees mandatory reporters of child abuse and protects school employees from termination or discipline for good faith reports of child abuse.

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