Author: Giese-BPDD

WI Employment First Conference – Check Out These Great Speakers!

The Wisconsin Board for Developmental Disabilities, Wisconsin APSE and People First Host the Fourth Annual Employment First Conference The 2017 Employment First Conference:”Embracing Change: Together We Make It Happen” will be held April 5th at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. There is only a couple of more weeks until the Conference! Register Now!  The conference will provide many opportunities for learning, sharing resources, and developing connections. At each breakout session, there will be topics specifically geared towards individuals with disabilities, family members, employment service providers, long-term care providers, state vocational rehabilitation counselors, and educators. To view all of...

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Youth Leadership Forum: Apply Now!

The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school students with disabilities. It provides training in leadership, self-advocacy skills, and career awareness to approximately 30 students with disabilities from throughout the state of Wisconsin. YLF is a project of the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities. The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum 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 Why Attend...

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2017 Wisconsin Congressional Delegation Contacts

Contact information for the 2017 Wisconsin Congressional Delegation. To find out who represents you, see www.WhoRepresentsMe.Info U.S. Senate Senator Tammy Baldwin (D) www.baldwin.senate.gov 800-247-5645 Twitter: @SenatorBaldwin Email Form   Senator Ron Johnson (R) www.ronjohnson.senate.gov/ 920-230-7250 Twitter: @SenRonJohnson Email Form   U.S. House of Representatives Rep.Paul Ryan (D1 -R) paulryan.house.gov/  888-909-7926 Twitter: @Speaker Ryan Email Form Rep. Mark Pocan (D2 – D) pocan.house.gov/ 608-258-9800 Twitter: @MarkPocan Email Form Rep. Ron Kind (D3 – D) kind.house.gov/  608-782-2558 Twitter: @RepRonKind Email Form Rep. Gwen Moore (D4 -D) gwenmoore.house.gov/  414-297-1140 Twitter: @RepGwenMoore   Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (D5 – R) sensenbrenner.house.gov/ 262-784-1111 Twitter: @JimPressOffice Email Form   Rep. Glenn Grothman (D6 -R) grothman.house.gov/ 920-907-0624 Twitter: @RepGrothman Email Form Rep. Sean Duffy (D7 – R) duffy.house.gov 715-392-3984 Twitter: @RepSeanDuffy Email Form   Rep. Mike Gallagher (D8 – R) gallagher.house.gov/ 202-225-5665 Twitter: @Mike for WI Email Form...

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