Month: August 2016

Apply Now for the 2017 BPDD Youth Leadership Forum

The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with disabilities. Being selected to attend the YLF is a distinct honor that you can be very proud of. Please take the time to apply – you’ll have the time of your life! YLF is for: Students who show leadership potential by being active in their school and community Students who have a disability (physical, learning, cognitive, emotional, sensory, etc.) Wisconsin residents Students who are currently sophomores, juniors or seniors in high school Why Attend the Youth...

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What We Do: 2017 – 2021 State Plan

Every five years, the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD) is required to submit a plan to the federal government that focuses on systems change that will improve the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities in the state. The BPDD believes that all people with disabilities should be fully included in the community. For details, see the 2012-16 BPDD State Plan –...

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Every month we plan to share some perspective on disability issues written by a self-advocate. This could be about an advocacy effort in the state or just some food for thought.

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