Author: Giese-BPDD

Community Conversation in Milwaukee

Thanks to the Milwaukee community for participating in The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities’ community conversation at the African American Women’s Center. Special thanks to Board members Delores Sallis and Elsa Diaz-Bautista for their coordination and support!...

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Building Full Lives

Building FULL Lives (BFL) is a project of the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities. BFL provides training and technical assistance to support organizations in moving from a segregated to integrated service model that flexibly supports both a person’s integrated employment and community living goals. BFL provides services and supports that are individualized, full of choices, and built around the dreams and aspirations of the individual. Find out how BFL is helping individuals with disabilities lead full lives by reading Demarious Foster’s profile...

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Apply Now to be a Partner in Policymaking!

Apply now for the 2017-2018 Partners in Policymaking class! Deadline for applications have been extended! Contact Jenny Neugart if you have questions or need help with the application. She can take it over the phone for you! or (608) 266-7707. Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking is a six‐session advocacy and systems change training program designed to develop a group of future leaders across the state who are able to work with legislators and communities on policies and initiatives that will support the full participation and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all aspects of life. Partners in Policymaking is...

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BPDD Health Care Kit Available

The Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD) Self-directed Health Care Kit is a practical way to help you and your supports set up and prepare for appointments by gathering the needed information ahead of time. It gives you the necessary tools to be prepared and to receive the quality care you deserve at every medical appointment or hospital visit. We hope this kit is useful to you and becomes a part of your health and wellness routine. This Self-directed Health Care Kit is designed to help individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities (I/DD) advocate for their own health...

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