Month: October 2017

Apply for a Building Full Lives Grant: Deadline November 17

The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities in partnership with Wisconsin In Control is offering a great opportunity for organizations Interested in supporting individuals with disabilities to Build FULL LIVES in the community. Is your organization committed to shifting your business model from segregated to fully integrated services that are individualized, full of choices, and built around the dreams and aspirations of individuals? Is your organization invested in establishing services that support individuals FULL LIVES by flexibly combining customized employment with individualized community integrated activities? If yes, then you should apply for a Building FULL Lives in the...

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What Are National Core Indicators (NCI)?

Each year,  National Core Indicators (NCI) asks people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families to share their opinions, feedback, and personal experiences about the services they receive. They use mailed surveys and interviews to collect the information. What are NCI Interviews? Each year some people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are selected to participate in face to face interviews. During the interviews people have an opportunity to share their opinions, feedback, and personal experiences about the services they receive. A family member, friend, or staff member who knows the person well, can answer or assist the...

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Read Our 2015-2017 Biennial Report

Find out what the Board has been doing in our Activities Report to the Governor and the State Legislature. The report details our Board’s mission, membership, goals, accomplishments, and budget. Our federal charge in the Developmental Disabilities Act is identifying the most pressing needs of people with developmental disabilities and developing innovative and cost-effective ways to meet these needs in a manner that upholds human and civil value. Councils (Boards) must include, at minimum, 60% people with developmental disabilities and their family members. The BPDD State Plan, informed by statewide input from the disability community, focuses primarily on three...

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October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month

October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month—a time to celebrate the hundreds of thousands of people living with Spina Bifida. The theme, Care about Spina Bifida Care, challenges us to get involved in improving the health and lives of our families, friends, neighbors, and even strangers who live with this rare birth defect. People living with Spina Bifida, parents, health care providers and others will share their triumphs and struggles in their journey with Spina Bifida. For more,...

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