Category: DAWN Website Updates

Feb 5 2011

Budget News Release

BPDD and DRW Call for a Balanced Budget Approach

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Nov 2 2010

The Daily Globe: Special Olympics athlete makes visit to Mercer school

Special Olympics athlete Cindy Bentley launched her book tour in the library at the Mercer K-12 School on Thursday.

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Oct 20 2010

FC & IRIS Ombudsman Job Posting

DRW is seeking to hire a second ombudsman for their Family Care & IRIS Ombudsman Program.

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Oct 12 2010

Election News

Voter Registration Information, Candidate Information, and Second U.S. Senate Debate

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Oct 4 2010

BPDD Publication Survey

If you have used our publications in the past, please take our short Publication Survey.

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Sep 21 2010

Governor Debate

The first debate for Governor between Republican Scott Walker and Democrat Tom Barrett will be held this Friday, September 24, 2010 beginning at 7:00 PM. 

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Aug 19 2010

BIAW Walk for Thought

On Saturday, October 2, 2010, the Brain Injury Association of Wisconsin (BIAW) will be hosting the 7th Annual “Walk for Thought.”

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Jul 19 2010

Input Needed by Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD)

The BPDD has a short and simple  online State Plan Input Survey that can be completed by anyone, anytime.

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Jun 23 2010

DAWN Announcement: It’s Our Story

It’s Our Story” continues a decades-long effort to record the power, pride, and personal struggles of living with a disability.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:58 AM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous

Jun 7 2010

NEW Family Care Board Seeks Consumers

Applications are due by July 7, 2010. The new Board will be appointed in October 2010.

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May 5 2010

ADA Community Poll

The DBTAC-Great Lakes ADA Center is launching the "The ADA CommunityPoll" in the six states they serve (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin).

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:28 AM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Website Updates | Miscellaneous

Apr 27 2010

Autism Insurance Radio Story

April is Autism Awareness Month. To increase awareness about autism, the Board worked with Public News Service to produce a radio story that highlights the autism insurance mandate in Wisconsin.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:50 AM - Categories: DAWN Website Updates | Public News Services Pieces

Feb 9 2010

PBIS Bill Summary (in plain English)

Senate Bill 468 would get Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS) into schools and reduce the use of seclusion and restraints.  More information about SB 468  is available on DAWN, including a plain talk description of the bill.

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Dec 14 2009

Action Alert: Wisconsin Parity Act

Call or email your Wisconsin representative on the Assembly Committee on Health and Healthcare Reform TODAY and ask them to vote to pass the Wisconsin Parity Act onto the floor.

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Dec 2 2009

Tell Your Story and Call in for the CLASS Act

Do You Still Care About Long Term Services and Supports?

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Nov 22 2009

Changes to Pre-Vocational Services - Consensus Reached

The Department of Health Services (DHS) has proposed a change in the definition of Pre-Vocational services.  It wants to limit the time a person with disabilities will be able to stay in this funding category.  This change has raised many questions and concerns.

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4 comments - Posted by DAWN at 1:24 PM - Categories: Advocacy | BPDD | DAWN Website Updates

Sep 28 2009

Fall 2009 Self-Advocacy Series

WI FACETS is pleased to announce the dates and topics for the Fall 2009 Self-Advocacy and the IEP Transition Workshop Series.

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Sep 20 2009

Public Testing of Accessible Voting Equipment

Please note that there will be public testing of accessible voting equipment on Wednesday, September 29th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the Government Accountability Board located at 212 E. Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor in Madison WI.

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Sep 2 2009

SD Conference

The second Self-Determination Wisconsin Conference is being held on October 12-14, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Milwaukee.

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4 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:35 AM - Categories: BPDD | DAWN Website Updates | Events | Trainings

Aug 17 2009

AB-238 (Marriage Penalty Bill)

The Assembly Committee on Children and Families will hold a public hearing on AB-238, otherwise known as the Marriage Penalty Bill on Wednesday, August 19, 2009, at 10:00 AM, in room 400 Northeast of the State Capitol.

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Aug 14 2009

Reform of State Supreme Court Elections

DAWN has added a new Take Action item. It is about campaign finance reform of State Supreme Court elections. There are two bills introduced in the Senate and Assembly (Impartial Justice bills) that would provide for public financing of these elections.

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Jul 21 2009

Healthcare for All March and Rally (Madison)

Sat. July 25th - 2:30 p.m. Library Mall for a march up State Street to the Capitol

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Jul 10 2009

Second Statewide Conference on Self- Determination

The second Self-Determination Wisconsin Conference is being planned for October 12-14, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Milwaukee.

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Jul 1 2009

State Budget Signed

On June 29, 2009 Gov. Doyle signed into law AB-75, which was the next two-year state budget bill.

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Jun 30 2009

Are You a Parent with a Child with a Disability?

The Developmental Disabilities research team at the University of Kentucky requests that you complete aquestionnaire related to your experiences as a parent with a child with a disability.

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Jun 19 2009

State Budget, AB-75

The next two-year state budget, AB-75, has passed the Senate.  It has now passed the Joint Finance Committee, the Assembly, and the Senate.

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Jun 15 2009

Great Lakes ADA Center Poster Contest

The DBTAC Great Lakes ADA Center is holding a poster contest in order to raise awareness about the Americans' with Disabilities Act (ADA) 20th anniversary (July 26th, 2010).

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Jun 11 2009

WI State Budget Updates

The Assembly will be discussing the next state budget, AB-75, starting today.  Already announced are several changes to the budget affecting people with disabilities from the version that was passed by the Joint Finance Committee.

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