Parents and youth with disabilities and special health care needs provide a perspective critical to the successful development of effective policies and practices. By participating in family support and leadership-building activities, families gain knowledge and skills needed to be effective supports for themselves and family members.
Within this leadership tab you will find information about leadership development opportunities for parents, family members, youth/self advocates
- Autism: A Day With the Experts (Madison): www.waisman.wisc.edu/cte/calendar
- Autism Society of Southeast Wisconsin hosts and co-sponsored a range of community conferences and training events in the Greater Milwaukee area (ex: Urban Autism Summits; “Autism Knows No Boundaries, Supporting the Needs of Urban Communities” conference): www.assew.org
- Autism Society of Wisconsin Annual Conference (Green Bay/Wisconsin Dells): www.asw4autism.org
- Midwest Autism Conference (La Crosse): www.uwlax.edu/conted/conferences
Special Health Care Needs/Disability