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Lunch & Learn with the WI Disability Vote Coalition

Lunch & Learn with the WI Disability Vote Coalition

The voting laws are changing all the time. Join us for weekly updates on what’s happening, stay on top of deadlines, and get tips on voting safely. Sessions will be held online. Join by web or phone. October 8, 2020 * 12:00 – 12:30 pmUpdates, registration and photo ID...

Partners with Business Annual Report to the Legislature

Partners with Business Annual Report to the Legislature

The Wisconsin Legislature established the Partners with Business initiative in 2017 to assist businesses interested in hiring and employing people with disabilities using an evidence-based coaching model. In its second year, Partners with Business provided grant funds...

Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving: Final Report

Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving: Final Report

BPDD is thrilled to share the final report from the year-long work of the Governor's Task Force on Caregiving, with recommendations for supporting both family caregivers and paid direct support staff. Both BPDD board members and staff served on the Task Force, which...

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Held each October, NDEAM aims to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. NDEAM is led by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy, but its true...

Registration Extended for Self-Determination Conference

Registration Extended for Self-Determination Conference

2020 Virtual Self-Determination Conference! Register Deadline extended! Registration will stay OPEN until October 23, but if you want a Conference Kit mailed to you. Please Register by  October 10th. WHEN: October 26, 2020 — October 28, 2020 WHERE: Virtually...

What’s the Word: October 2020

What’s the Word: October 2020

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 Jason and Julie Endres, two long-time advocates...

Self-Advocate and Family Survey

Self-Advocate and Family Survey

Each year, the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (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!   If you participated in a project...

New video out on the Self-Determination YouTube Channel!

New video out on the Self-Determination YouTube Channel!

A new Self Determination, YouTube Channel video was released this week! Check out host Philip as he discusses treating teens with disabilities respectfully. Special guest William, lives like any other teen and wants to be treated like his teenage peers. In this video,...

Voting News from the WI Disability Vote Coalition

Voting News from the WI Disability Vote Coalition

Voting News from the WI Disability Vote Coalition  The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is a non-partisan effort to help ensure full participation in the electoral process of voters with disabilities. Check out our resources at disabilityvote.org and follow us on...

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