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May 31 2012

Improve Your Leadership Skills: Apply for Partners in Policymaking

If you are a family member of a child with a developmental disability or a self-advocate with a developmental disability and you have been searching for a leadership opportunity, apply for Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking. Applications are due September 1, 2012.

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May 25 2012

Be Prepared for Election Day

A statewide recall election will be held on Tuesday, June 5. Voting is one of the most important ways that a disability advocate can make a difference.

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May 25 2012

New Maureen Arcand Chapter and Short Survey

Maureen Arcand's journey into aging with CP continutes with Still Looking Ahead. Also, if you've read Maureen's writings, please complete a short survey.

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May 24 2012

Share Your Transportation Ideas and Concerns

Transportation Finance and Policy Commission to hold public listening session May 31 in Eau Claire.

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May 23 2012

Open Doors to Community Supported Living at the SDS Network Event

Learn about self-direction and community supported living at the SDS Network Event on Wednesday, July 11 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

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May 22 2012

Rep. Bewley Wants to Hear From You

State Representative Janet Bewley (D-Ashland) will be holding listening sessions in Iron River on Tuesday, May 29, and in Mercer on Wednesday, May 30.

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May 21 2012

DD Network 25th Anniversary Event

DD Network is Celebrating 25 Years of Service with an event in Madison (6/12) and an event in Ashland (6/14).

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May 21 2012

2012 Wisconsin Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Conference

This conference will provide a forum for sharing new information on promoting social and emotional development in our everyday activities with infants and young children.

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May 18 2012

3rd Annual Spectrum Shuffle - Altoona

10K Race – 5K Run/Walk – One Mile Fun Run Benefiting Chippewa Valley Autism Society

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May 18 2012

Supported Living Discussion Group

June 4, 2012 at 5:30 – 7:30pm at Camilles Sidewalk Café, 1120 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls.

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May 18 2012

Help Shape the Future of Employment in WI: Attend a DVR Hearing

To gather public input, DVR will hold hearings in multiple locations throughout the state from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30. This is an excellent opportunity for you to share your ideas and help improve employment outcomes for people with disabilities in Wisconsin!

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May 15 2012

Get Creative: Apply for a SPARKS Grant

The deadline to apply for a SPARKS Grant is 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 23, 2012.

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May 11 2012

Wisconsin Lion’s Camp Summer Recreation Activities

The Wisconsin Lions Camp is dedicated to providing a quality camping experience free of charge to Wisconsin residents with disabilities.

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May 11 2012

Take Me Out to the Ball Game Night (Eau Claire)

Enjoy a game with the Eau Claire Express vs. Madison Mallards. Sponsored by Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin.

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May 11 2012

DSAW's Annual Milwaukee Brewers Family Outing

The Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin’s (DSAW) 9th Annual Milwaukee Brewers Family Outing.

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May 11 2012

ADHD: One Size Does Not Fit All (Whitewater)

Training that focuses on interventions for individuals with ADHD.

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May 11 2012

Coordination of Care for Children with ASD/DD - Appleton

The objective of this meeting is to explore the coordination of care and collaboration of efforts for providers and parents of children with ASD/DD. They will also discuss resources to further support children with special healthcare needs. 

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May 11 2012

Free Membership at Betty Brinn Children’s Museum – Milwaukee

Families with children with special needs are provided free memberships at Betty Brinn Children's Museum in Milwaukee.

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May 11 2012

Survival Coalition Issues Legislative Report Card

The Survival Coalition’s 2012 Wisconsin Legislative Report Card summarizes the recent legislative session and shows how it impacts the disability community in Wisconsin.

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May 10 2012

Attend the Integrated Employment Summit: What is Working in Wisconsin

The first Wisconsin Integrated Employment Summit is open to everyone. The summit will provide an overview of innovative employment practices and success stories from throughout the state of Wisconsin that are improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities.

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May 1 2012

Handy-NEWS & NOTES - May

This newsletter from the Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities provides information on a variety of topics such as the summer festival season, severe weather safety tips, distribution of tickets to area sports events, disability-related topics and reports on the introduction of new services. Check out the May issue!

http://county.milwaukee.gov/ImageLibrary/User/tochnikowski/HNN/12MayIssuesAds.pdf

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