Public transportation services are important for people with disabilities to be independent, productive, and included in their community. With your help, a new bill will restore funding to ensure transportation services are restored.
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Bills that would lift the caps on enrollment of Wisconsin’s long-term care programs have been introduced, but no hearings have been scheduled. These bills are in danger of failing.
The Latino Alliance Applying Solutions A.L.A.S.’s mission is to promote the independence of persons with disabilities by providing information and support to them, their families, and their service providers in the areas related to but not limited to education and health.
WSPEI (Wisconsin Statewide Parent Education Initiative) is seeking proposals from school districts, communities, parent groups or agencies that would like to host a Parents in Partnership (PIP) training for 2012-2013.
Call for Youth in Partnership with Parents for Empowerment (YiPPE) Training Proposals for 2012-2013.
WSPEI (Wisconsin Statewide Parent Educator Initiative) is seeking proposals from school districts, communities, parent groups or agencies that would like to host a Youth in Partnership with Parents for Empowerment (YiPPE) training for 2012-2013.
Strategies for Success Live Q & A Webinar: Using Technology to Communicate with Your Developmentally Disabled Child (Part 2)
Strategies for Success Live Q & A Webinar: Using Technology to Communicate with Your Developmentally Disabled Child (Part 2): Continuing with the Strategies for Success Webinar Series, stories will be shared on how communication programs and technology such as the iPhone and iPad have helped communications with non-verbal children.
Wisconsin Transition Conference - REMINDER: Opportunity to participate with others who are interested in transition planning for students with disabilities and to learn new information, share what you know, listen to others and plan for what comes next.
This testimony was submitted today by Barbara Katz, Chair of the BPDD.
Bill will improve school safety for students and staff.
BPDD has issued two Requests for Proposals (RFP). The RFPs both address BPDD’s employment goal to double the number of people with developmental disabilities who are both participating in Long-Term Care and have community-integrated jobs. Proposals must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, February 20, 2012.
The Assembly Health Committee will hold a hearing on the People First Bill (AB 471) at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, in room 417N of the Capitol. This is a great opportunity for disability advocates to tell legislators why People First language is important to them!
Bills will improve access to Wisconsin’s Long-Term Care Programs.
Legislation to lift the caps on enrollment in Family Care, IRIS, and Family Care Partnership will be introduced this month. Raise your voice to support this legislation.
Hearings on bills to reduce the inappropriate use of seclusion and restraint on students in schools will be held by both the Assembly and Senate Education Committees.