The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities has announced seven awards statewide to school districts and services providers designed so they can help local businesses hire and support workers with significant disabilities. The “Partners with Business” initiative was signed into law this spring and is based on a successful, cost-effective strategy from BPDD’s Let’s Get to Work youth employment project that shows businesses how co-workers can provide supports to employees with disabilities on the job. The grantees are: Opportunity Development Centers Inc (WI Rapids) VIP Services Inc (Elkhorn) Green Valley Enterprises (Beaver Dam) School District of Altoona Green...Read More
Day: June 26, 2018
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What’s the Word?
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.