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Jun 30 2012

Test

 The Board’s SPARKS Grants are designed to “SPARK” innovative methods of building community capacity.

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Jun 28 2012

Statement on Affordable Care Act Supreme Court Decision

This press release from the Survival Coalition outlines how the Affordable Care Act provides important protections to people with disabilities.

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Jun 27 2012

OSEP Provides Favorable Response to BPDD/DRW

BPDD and DRW believe the letter provides more guidance to states on how to apply LRE to work placements. Specifically, the letter makes these points.

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Jun 18 2012

WI Self-Advocate Survey will Help Shape 2013-2015 State Budget

People First WI and BPDD are conducting the 2012 Wisconsin Self-Advocate Survey. The survey provides a great opportunity for self-advocates to communicate the issues that they think should be included in the 2013-2015 state budget.

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Jun 14 2012

Parents in Partnership Opportunities

The Parents In Partnership program (PIP) is a four- or five-part leadership opportunity for parents, foster parents, or other care givers who have children, 6-14 years old, or youth 13-21 years old with special needs.

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Jun 8 2012

Summer Social Skills Group in Kenosha

The six-session social skills group is for children ages 4-12 who are experiencing difficulties in social settings.

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Jun 8 2012

Bridging the Gap Self-Advocate Scholarship Application

The Bridging the Gap: Creating a Community of Support for Survivors with Disabilities conference will take place on October 31 and November 1, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Jun 8 2012

Family Fun Day 2012

Wisconsin Family Ties hosts Family Fun Day on Tuesday, July 10 at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, Wisconsin Dells, WI. The event flyer contains more information.

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Jun 8 2012

Present at the 2012 Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference

Conference organizers are seeking session presentations for Tuesday, October 30 and Wednesday, October 31. All proposals are due by 12 p.m. on Friday, July 6, 2012.

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Jun 7 2012

Learn More About Community Supported Living

The 2012 Community Supported Living Learning Series is a two-day training series that consists of two separate two-day learning events: one two-day session in Milwaukee and another in Appleton.

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Jun 4 2012

Handy-News & Notes

Check out the June edition.

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Jun 4 2012

Family Voices Spring Newsletter

The Family Voices Spring Newsletter is now available online at http://www.fvofwi.org/pubs_nl.html.

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Jun 4 2012

DNR Specially-Priced Permits and Licenses for People with Disabilities

Wisconsin law provides for a variety of hunting, fishing and recreational use permits to help people with disabilities enjoy the state’s natural resources.

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Jun 4 2012

Planning Your Summer Travel - Milwaukee

Enhance your confidence in traveling this summer by taking an interactive tour of the Milwaukee Intermodal Station.

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Jun 4 2012

VSA Wisconsin Golf Exhibition feat. Steve Stricker

Monday, June 18, 2012 at the Cherokee Country Club, 5000 N. Sherman Ave., Madison, WI.

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Jun 4 2012

DRW Board Listening Session - Green Bay

The Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) Board of Directors will conduct a Listening Session in Green Bay on Fri, June 15 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Hyatt on Main Hotel.

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Jun 4 2012

Puberty Workshops for Pre-Adolescents with Cognitive Disabilities

Workshops for boys and girls will be held at Children's Hospital Corporate Center in Milwaukee. More information is available in the brochure.

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Jun 4 2012

Vote Tomorrow

Recall elections for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and four members of the State Senate will be held tomorrow. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5.

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Jun 1 2012

Flex Your Muscles: Use Your Right to Vote Tuesday

Recall elections for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and four members of the State Senate will be held on Tuesday, June 5.

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