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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Every October, NDEAM raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many ways America’s workers with disabilities contribute to the workforce.  NDEAM is led by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy, but the...

Partners in Policymaking Deadline Extended to Apply: October 22nd

Partners in Policymaking Deadline Extended to Apply: October 22nd

Become A Leader in Changing State Policies and Practices!  Application deadline extended to October 22, 2021 by noon Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking is a six‐session advocacy and systems change training program that develops future leaders across the state who are...

Register today for the Free 2021 Virtual Self-Determination Conference.

Register today for the Free 2021 Virtual Self-Determination Conference.

The 14th annual Self-Determination Conference is right around the corner but there is still time to register! We are more determined than ever to be creative, think outside the box and help you reach your vision! You’re in for a great virtual conference experience!...

Partners with Business: Annual Report to the Legislature

Partners with Business: Annual Report to the Legislature

Hiring people with disabilities is good for business! BPDD’s Partners with Business initiative (established by the Wisconsin Legislature) helps employers and service providers support workers with disabilities to be successful and independent at work using an evidence...

BPDD Annual Report

BPDD Annual Report

Each year we put out a report that highlights our projects and our advocacy and policy work.  This is a great way for our board and staff to educate policymakers and Wisconsinites about BPDD’s impact and to appreciate how our five year state plan is progressing. ...

What’s the Word: October 2021

What’s the Word: October 2021

Each month BPDD features a different leader in Wisconsin living with a disability. “What’s the Word?” is an opportunity to hear directly from self-advocates about what’s important to them. This month's column comes from BPDD board member, Kelly Weyer! Below is a short...

2021 Self-Advocate and Family Member Participation Survey

2021 Self-Advocate and Family Member Participation Survey

Each year, BPDD does an annual survey for self-advocates and family members who have participated in a BPDD project. We want to know what you think of our projects and how BPDD impacts your life! If you participated in a project this year, please take a couple of...

Disability Vote Coalition – Voter Registration Webinar Sept. 14th

Disability Vote Coalition – Voter Registration Webinar Sept. 14th

Are you a new voter? Have you moved? Join the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition as we participate in National Disability Voter Registration Week with a webinar on everything you need to know about registering to vote, why voting matters and making a plan to vote....

Sydney Unplugged on the Self-Determination YouTube Channel

Sydney Unplugged on the Self-Determination YouTube Channel

We are excited to announce that the Self-Determination Channel has a new vlogger, BPDD board member Sydney Badeau! Her vlog - Sydney Unplugged - features Sydney on her farm in rural Wisconsin. Join Sidney (and her animals) on her advocacy journey.  Tag along with...

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