Jul 27 2016

Family-Led Groups Application

Apply for a BPDD Family-Led Groups Application. 

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Jul 11 2016

Apply to be a Family-Led Network Coordinator

BPDD is seeking a coordinator for its Family-Led Network grants. 

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Jul 8 2016

Apply for a 2016 SPARKS Grant

Don't miss your chance to spark grassroots change in your community with a BPDD SPARKS Grant! 

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Jun 22 2016

Apply for Employment First Partner Grants

Are you interested in expanding employment opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), including people with diverse identities and/or individuals who are underserved? 

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Jun 21 2016

New 2017-2021 Five-Year State Plan

 After gathering input from people around Wisconsin, hearing from individuals with disabilities and their families, BPDD has finalized our new 2017-2021 five-year state plan. 

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Apr 30 2016

Present at the 2016 SD Conference:

Interested in being a Presenter at the 2016 Conference: Learn more about presenting, download the 2016 Presentation Proposal Form  

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Mar 22 2016

Youth Leadership Forum Accepting Applications

Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school students with disabilities

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Mar 3 2016

BPDD comments on Family Care Concept Plan

BPDD welcomes the opportunity to discuss specific questions with the Department. 

 

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Feb 23 2016

Youth Leadership Forum seeking applications for Counselors

The Youth Leadership Forum is seeking applications for the position of counselors at this summer's Youth Leadership Forum

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Feb 17 2016

BPDD Listening Sessions on the 2017-2021 State Plan

BPDD will hold four listening session on its new proposed State Plan

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Jan 29 2016

Provide Public Comments on the Board's 2017-2021 State Plan!

Provide Public Comments on the Board's 2017-2021 State Plan! 

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Jan 20 2016

BPDD Provides "Full Lives" Grants to Four Organizations

BPDD provides Technical Assistance Grants to four organizations to support individuals with disabilities to build FULL LIVES in the community.

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Jan 13 2016

Register for the 2016 Employment First Conference

Registration is now open for the 2016 Employment First Conference. 

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Nov 30 2015

Grants for Organizations to Support Building Full Lives in Community

Is your organization committed to building FULL LIVES in the community by providing services and supports that are individualized, full of choices, and built around the dreams and aspirations of the individuals?

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 3:39 PM - Categories: Advocacy | BPDD | Miscellaneous | NNN | Press Releases

Nov 17 2015

BPDD would like your input!

BPDD would like your input!  This survey is for people with disabilities or family members that have participated in a BPDD project or activity during the past year. 

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Nov 12 2015

Hearing on Long-Term Care November 18

A November 18 informational hearing presents another opportunity for you to educate your legislator about what is important to you about long-term care supports for people with disabilities and older adults in Wisconsin.  

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Oct 1 2015

Upcoming BPDD Conversation Cafes

BPDD is gathering input for its new State Plan in person at Conversation Cafes, held throughout the state (Lively and interactive, Conversations Cafes enable everyone to have an opportunity to provide input and improve the quality of the outcomes):

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Sep 14 2015

WI DHS holds Hearings on WI Long Term Managed Care System

The WI Department of Health Services (DHS) is hosting a limited number of public hearings on what the new long term care system should look like.  

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Sep 10 2015

2015 Diehard Award Nominations Requested

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond the lives of people with disabilities? 

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Sep 10 2015

BPDD State Plan Vision Presentation – Sept. Board Meeting

The board discussed its charge and how to fulfill its Federal mandate of supporting self-advocacy efforts. For a link to the presentation on the developing the five-year state plan and timeline

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Aug 17 2015

BPDD Wants Your Input!

Have you participated in a BPDD project/activity during the past year? We need your input!

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Aug 10 2015

Deadline for SPARKS Grants Application has been extended to August 21

The deadline for applying for a BPDD SPARKS Grants has been extended to August 21.

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Jul 2 2015

2015 SD Conference Registration Open

Early Bird registration is now open for the 2015 Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference! Register by September 1 to take advantage of the discounted rates. 

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Jun 22 2015

Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking

Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking is a six-session advocacy and systems change training program. Advocates can sign up for the next session now. 

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 11:35 AM - Categories: Advocacy | BPDD | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous | Press Releases

May 26 2015

WI BPDD Supports Fiscal Bureau Option to Preserve Existing Long-Term Care System

The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities comprised of individuals with developmental disabilities and their family members supports the Legislative Fiscal Bureau’s alternatives that would take proposed changes to the state’s long-term care system out of the budget and preserve the existing Family Care/IRIS/ADRC system currently in place.

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Apr 29 2015

Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum Accepting Applications

The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school students with disabilities, July 26-31, 2015, Edgewood College, Madison.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 8:43 AM - Categories: Advocacy | BPDD | DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous | Press Releases

Apr 24 2015

BPDD hosts Legislative Breakfast on Employment First

BPDD’s Kenosha Employment First Community Action Team (CAT)/LCS Racine hosted a Legislative Breakfast 

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Apr 23 2015

Disability Organizations Support New ABLE ACT Legislation to Help People Plan for the Future

BPDD and Disability Rights Wisconsin are excited to work with legislators to move forward important legislation that would increase the economic self-sufficiency and quality of life for people with disabilities and their families.

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