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Jul 25 2012

Deadline Extended for Self-Advocate Survey

People First WI and BPDD are conducting the 2012 Wisconsin Self-Advocate Survey. The deadline to complete the survey has been extended to Monday, Aug. 6.


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Jul 23 2012

BPDD Elects New Officers

Last week, the BPDD elected the members of its Executive Committee for the coming year.


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Jul 20 2012

BPDD Launches Art Contest for Self-Advocates

Self-advocates: Submit your original artwork for the 2012 Mosaic Art Contest! This is an art contest for self-advocates, 18 years and older, who live in Wisconsin and want to express what self-determination and/or self-advocacy means to them through their art.


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Jul 16 2012

YiPPE in Wisconsin Dells and Green Bay

YiPPE (Youth in Partnership with Parents for Empowerment) programs will be held in Wisconsin Dells and Green Bay during the 2012-13 school year.


0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 6:17 PM - Categories: Trainings | Miscellaneous

Jul 16 2012

Job Opportunities within the ADRC of Dane County

An update on recruitment for positions within the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Dane County.


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Jul 16 2012

Positive Solutions and Strategies to Challenging Behaviors for Young Children: The Next Steps

This workshop connects the importance of the social/emotional relationship between parents and their children and how this relationship can provide the basis for supporting children with challenging behaviors.


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Jul 13 2012

Make Your Voice Heard: Call Senators Kohl and Johnson

The U.S. Senate will vote to ratify the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilties.


1 comments - Posted by Chris Thomas-Cramer at 2:37 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous

Jul 10 2012

Share Your Concerns about Logisticare

 If you have experienced difficulties with Logisticare, and medical transportation in general, please share your concerns at a public forum on Tuesday, July 31 in Red Cliff.


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Jul 9 2012

Four Great Opportunities for Disability Advocates

Get involved in disabilty issues in Wisconsin: ILCW is seeking members; apply for a SPARKS Grant; get trained through Partners in Policymaking; or complete the 2012 Wisconsin Self-Advocate Survey.


0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 12:45 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous | Advocacy

Jul 6 2012

Make Integrated Employment Work: Attend the IE Network Event

Register now for the Integrated Employment Network Event and participate in a collaborative effort to increase the number of people with disabilities in Integrated Employment in Wisconsin. The IE Network Event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.


0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 2:39 PM - Categories: NNN | DAWN Alerts | Events | BPDD | Miscellaneous

Jul 6 2012

Test: Get Creative: Apply for a SPARKS Grant

SPARKS Grants are designed to "SPARK" innovative methods for building community capacity in the areas of (1) grassroots community organizing, (2) integrated employment, or (3) self-directed supports. The deadline to apply for a SPARKS Grant is 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 23, 2012.


Posted by BPDD at 12:26 PM - Categories: NNN

Jul 6 2012

Test: Wisconsin Integrated Employment Summit

Are you interested in improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities? If so, register now for the first Wisconsin Integrated Employment Summit on May 22 in Wisconsin Dells!


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Jul 3 2012

Self Employment: Could it be Right for You?

Could self employment be right for you? Hear success stories from individuals who have intellectual disabilities and have begun their own businesses.


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