Day: May 30, 2018

Supported Decision-Making: Recorded Webinar Available

The Arc Wisconsin along with the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities, Disability Rights Wisconsin and the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources are coordinating informational sessions and trainings on Wisconsin’s new Supported Decision-Making law. See slides from the May 21 webinar training here. Listen to a recording of the May 21 webinar training here. Find the Supported Decision-Making Agreement form here. Wisconsin now has one of the nation’s only supported decision-making laws. Supported decision-making is a formal process that is an alternative to more restrictive guardianship and will be a helpful tool for many Wisconsin residents. Supported Decision-Making can allow...

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Employment First Conference: Recorded Sessions

The 2018 Employment First Conference was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who was there as an attendee, presenter or vendor. Don’t worry if you missed out as we are compiling the presentations to review from home. Below are the three sessions that were recorded the day of, click on the title to go directly to the recorded session. We will be posting the slides and handouts from the other sessions at the Employment First website: HERE 1) Advancing Competitive Integrated Employment in Long-Term Care  Presenters: Curtis Cunningham and Amy Chartier, WI Department of Health Services In this presentation,...

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