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March 2021

Conversations: Special Education Transition Requirements During COVID-19.

March 11, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Registration Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Alicia Reinhard, Education Consultant on Transition and Graduation Special Education Team. Join us in discussing the recent WI DPI Memo…

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Did You Know? Now You Know!

March 11, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Did You Know? Now You Know! An overview of private and public health insurance benefits, community supports and services and other resources for children with special health needs and/or disabilities. Sponsored by the Children &…

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Movies on Mondays: Including Samuel

March 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Before his son Samuel was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, photojournalist Dan Habib rarely thought about the inclusion of people with disabilities. Now he thinks about inclusion every day. Shot and produced over four years, Habib’s…

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Conversations: Family Voices of Wisconsin: Advocacy for Change Event and other Resources

March 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Registration Family Voices of Wisconsin: Advocacy for Change Event and other Resources. Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Lynn Renner from Family Voices of Wisconsin. Come and learn about…

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Movies on Mondays: Lives Worth Living

March 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Lives Worth Living traces the development of consciousness of these pioneers who realized that in order to change the world they needed to work together. Through demonstrations and inside legislative battles, the disability rights community secured…

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Conversations: “Deciding Together”: A Key Part of the CLTS Waivers

March 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Registration “Deciding  Together”: A Key Part of the CLTS Waivers Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by members of the Deciding Together team out of DHS. We want to…

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Movies on Mondays: Intelligent Lives

March 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Intelligent Lives stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities—Micah, Naieer, and Naomie—who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the…

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April 2021

Conversations: How to Find, Train and Retain Your Own Respite Workers with RCAW*

April 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

How to Find, Train and Retain Your Own Respite Workers with RCAW Registration Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Val Madsen, Training and Development Specialist with Respite Care Association…

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What’s After High School? (SRC)*

April 1, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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What's After High School? A broad overview of the transition to adult life for youth with disabilities and special health care needs. Includes: envisioning a youth’s future, post-secondary concerns, long-term supports, transitioning to adult health…

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Conversations: What You Need to Know About the Autism SocietieS of Wisconsin*

April 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Conversations: What You Need to Know About the Autism SocietieS of Wisconsin Registration Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Kirsten Cooper, Kirsten Engel, and Emily Levine —the executive directors…

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TTT: Disability Benefits: Navigating Work and Support*

April 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Registration Disability Benefits: Navigating Work and Support Having a job increases self-esteem, brings in income, support social development and so much more! But it can be tricky working and receiving support. Luckily there are Work…

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Conversations: Prevalence, Disparities and Lessons Learned from WISADDS*

April 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Prevalence, Disparities and Lessons Learned from WISADDS Registration Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Maureen Durkin and Angelica Salinas from the Wisconsin Surveillance of Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities System…

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Movies on Monday: INterDEPENDENCE*

April 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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INterDEPENDENCE by JDog Productions Registration As if having a disability wasn’t enough in and of itself, they face a society that treats them as, in the words of one interviewee, “second class citizens”.  A dozen people…

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Conversations: In My Own Words*

April 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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In My Own Words Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Scott Allen to discuss Scott’s experience in growing up with Autism. Registration

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TTT: Higher Education Options: What do I Need to Know?*

April 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Registration Higher Education Options: What do I Need to Know? Some of our students want to go to school after high school. But should they choose a 4-year college, 2-year college, technical…

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C.A.R.E. Series: Caring for the Whole Family (SRC)*

April 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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When you discover that your child is growing differently than other kids, you may experience a wide range of emotions as your world begins to change. Join us as we explore those emotions and the…

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May 2021

C.A.R.E. Series: Assembling a Care Notebook (SRC)*

May 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Care Notebooks are a way to organize your child’s medical records, resources and educational information. Join us to learn ways to assemble and organize a Care Notebook and the benefits of using it to coordinate…

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Conversations: Post-Secondary Transition Plan (PTP): What, Why and How (SRC)

May 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Post-Secondary Transition Plan (PTP): What, Why and How  Registration Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Pam Jenson and Brian Kenney from the Wisconsin Transition Improvement Grant. We will be talking…

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5 County Transition Talks: Discovering Yourself and Your Community (for School Programs) (SRC)

May 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Discovering Yourself and Your Community When we are in high school, we find comfort in the community we live in, have scheduled activities we can participate in, and socialize with people around us in classes,…

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5 County Transition Talks — Supportive Decision Making and Decisions about Guardianship (for Families and Community Members) (SRC)

May 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Supportive Decision Making & Decisions About Guardianship There are alternatives to guardianship. Supported decision-making empowers individuals with disabilities to make informed decisions about their life that protect their rights and ensure their safety and privacy.…

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Transition Talks Tuesdays: Supported Decision Making (SRC)

May 11, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Supported Decision Making Supported Decision Making (SDM) is an alternative to guardianship. Not every individual with an intellectual disability needs guardianship and the subsequent loss of their civil rights. SDM is an approach in which…

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CoP ASD/DD Tele? What have we learned from pivoting to tele-services for those with ASD/DD?

May 12, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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We invite you to join us for four presentations followed by short discussion on how various services have pivoted during the time of COVID-19. We hope you will join us (virtually) as we talk about…

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Did You Know? Now You Know! (SRC)

May 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Did You Know? Now You Know! An overview of private and public health insurance benefits, community supports and services and other resources for children with special health needs and/or disabilities. Sponsored by the Children &…

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Conversations: Mental Health Crisis Card (SRC)

May 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Mental Health Crisis Card  Registration  Special Time* Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Nick Krisko. Nick is lived experience partner with the Office of Children's Mental Health…

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5 County Transition Talks — Finding My Meaningful Day: Graduating Career and Life Ready (SRC)

May 17, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Finding My Meaningful Day – Graduating Career and Life Ready The excitement of graduating high school and having a great life is exciting and energizing.  Today we will focus on the concepts and ideas that…

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5 County Transition Talks — Disability Law Across the Lifespan (SRC)

May 17, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Disability Law Across the Lifespan There are so many agencies, organizations and decisions. Who do you go to? What’s the most important? What do I need to do? While transition will look different for each…

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C.A.R.E. Series: Requesting A Shared Plan of Care (SRC)*

May 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

What is a Shared Plan of Care? A Shared Plan of Care is a summary of your child’s medical and non-medical information and may be used as a tool for communication. Learn more about the…

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Conversations: Writing a Quality Transition IEP for Students with Autism (SRC)

May 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Writing a Quality Transition IEP for students with Autism Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Kate Szidon from the UW Waisman Center and the Center on Secondary Education for Students…

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5 County Transition Talk: Supportive Decision Making & Decisions about Guardianship

May 24, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

There are alternatives to guardianship. Supported decision-making empowers individuals with disabilities to make informed decisions about their life that protect their rights and ensure their safety and privacy. It involves family and friends working together…

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Transition Talks Tuesdays: What’s After High School? (SRC)

May 25, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705
Free

What’s After High School? Learn about the transition to adult life for youth with disabilities and special health care needs. This training covers the role of schools, long-term supports, public benefits, the change to adult…

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C.A.R.E. Series: Exploring Care Mapping (SRC)*

May 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

A hands-on opportunity to create a care map of your family’s strengths. A Care Map is a visual way to show all the people and services involved in caring for and supporting your child. Each…

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August 2021

Dreaming Differently: Planning the Transition to Adult Healthcare 8.4.21

August 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

A free virtual training for families who are raising children with significant intellectual or developmental disabilities and medical complexity. Join the SE Regional Center for CYSHCN for a free virtual presentation and conversation to help…

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October 2021

Transition Talks Tuesdays: What’s After High School

October 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

What’s After High School? Learn about the transition to adult life for youth with disabilities and special health care needs. This training covers the role of schools, long-term supports, public benefits, the change to adult health…

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Harnessing Abilities: Rounding Up Resources — Supportive Decision Making

October 6, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Supportive Decision Making & Decisions About Guardianship There are alternatives to guardianship. Supported decision-making empowers individuals with disabilities to make informed decisions about their life that protect their rights and ensure their safety and privacy.…

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Dreaming Differently (SERC)

October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Dreaming Differently– for families who are raising children with significant intellectual or developmental disabilities and medical complexity presented by the Southeast Regional Center and the Youth Health Transition Initiative. Registration deadline 10/7. Flyer Join the SE Regional Center…

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Transition Talks Tuesdays: Ready to Work: Finding and Keeping Integrated Employment

October 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Ready to Work: Finding and Keeping Integrated Employment Students can and should connect with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) while they are in school. Come and learn how DVR and Vocational Agencies support students…

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Conversations: When do Families Need to Start Thinking Transition? (SRC)

October 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Join Rose Cutting from Aiming for Acceptance. October 13, 1:00pm-1:45pm (Special Time) Registration Rose will be joining Tim as they talk about their children's transition journeys. How can you stay a step ahead? What do…

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C.A.R.E Series: Care Mapping (SERC)

October 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

C.A.R.E. Series: A Conversation with Parents – Care Mapping October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Requesting a Shared Plan of Care & Exploring Care Mapping – A free workshop series for families and caregivers via Zoom…

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Build Your Bridge: Moving from Child to Adult Health Care (NRC)

October 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Madison, WI 53705

Build Your Bridge: Moving from Child to Adult Health Care (NRC) Free virtual presentation and conversation For families, who have children with complex care needs, to learn about the transition from child-centered (pediatric) to adult…

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Bridging the Gap (NRC)

October 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Bridging the Gap: From Child to Adult Health Systems Join us for a free presentation and conversation to help guide families through the transition from child centered to adult health systems. Youth and families are…

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Conversations: Wisconsin Family Ties and the Children Come First Conference (SRC)

October 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Wisconsin Family Ties and the Children Come First Conference (CCF)  October 20, 12:00-12:45 Registration Come learn about the CCF Conference being held November 15-16 at the Kalahari and Virtually! The CCF Conference is full of…

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What’s After High School — SERC 10.20.21

October 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

A Transition Training for Families, Youth and Providers What’s After High School? is an overview of the transition to adult life for young adults with disabilities and special health care needs. This training is perfect…

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Transition Talks Tuesdays: Higher Education Options: What do I Need to Know?

October 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705
Free

Higher Education Options: What do I Need to Know? Some of our students want to go to school after high school. But should they choose a 4-year college, 2-year college, technical college? How can they…

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Did You Know? Now You Know!

October 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705
Free

Come learn about all the resources and services for children with disabilities and special health care needs from birth through young adulthood. Topics include private health insurance, Medicaid, long-term supports, how to coordinate services and…

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Conversations: Safety and Autism–Having a Safety Plan (SRC)

October 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Safety and Autism--Having a Safety Plan  October 27, 12:00-12:45pm Registration Join Molly Naef, parent and professional, as she discusses what she learned through being a mom and through researching her doctoral project, "Home Safety Planning…

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Bridging the Gap — focused on Mental Health (NRC)

October 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Bridging the Gap: From Child to Adult Health Systems with a Focus on Mental Health Join us for a free presentation and conversation to help guide families through the transition from child centered to adult…

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November 2021

What’s After High School (NRC)

November 2, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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What's After High School? A Transition Training for Families, Youth and Providers What’s After High School is an overview of the transition to adult life for young adults with disabilities and/or special health care needs.…

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Build Your Bridge: Moving from Child to Adult Health Care — SERC 11.2.21

November 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Free virtual presentation and conversation For families, who have children with complex care needs, to learn about the transition from child-centered (pediatric) to adult health care systems. The idea of transition may feel over-whelming. This…

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Midweek Movies: Intelligent Lives

November 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Midweek Movies: Intelligent Lives November 3, 2021 | Noon – 1:30 p.m. Live via Zoom When: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Noon – 1:30 p.m. Where: Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code…

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Did You Know? Now You Know!

November 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705
Free

Come learn about all the resources and services for children with disabilities and special health care needs from birth through young adulthood. Topics include private health insurance, Medicaid, long-term supports, how to coordinate services and…

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Transition Talks Tuesdays: Getting Help as an Adult — Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)

November 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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 Getting Help as an Adult: Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)  Learn what services the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) provides. The ADRC has been called the “gatekeeper” to adult programs. Find out when,…

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Conversations: Writing a Quality Transition IEP for Students with Autism (Part 1)

November 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Writing a Quality Transition IEP for Students with Autism (Part 1) November 10,  12:00-12:45pm Registration Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Kate Szidon from the UW Waisman…

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Harnessing Abilities: Rounding Up Resources — Special Needs Financial Planning

November 10, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Special Needs Financial Planning If you’ve been searching for special needs financial planning advice, you’ve probably noticed that there are not many people that can answer your detailed questions. Families, often overwhelmed and busy with other…

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Conversations: Writing a Quality Transition IEP for Students with Autism (Part 2) (SRC)

November 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Writing a Quality Transition IEP for Students with Autism (Part 2) November 17, 2021  12:00-12:45pm Registration Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Kate Szidon from the UW…

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Transition Talks Tuesdays: Health Care Changes Too! Bridging the Gap

November 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Health Care Changes Too! Bridging the Gap As we look ahead to our students/children turning 18, we need to keep an eye on health care. What steps need to be taken to move into the…

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Conversations: Hunter and Tim Talk Transition (SRC)

November 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Hunter and Tim Talk Transition November 24, 12:00-12:45  Registration  Special Thanksgiving Edition Join Tim and his young adult son Hunter as they talk about Hunter's journey to adulthood.

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December 2021

Midweek Movies Presents: Including Samuel

December 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Midweek Movies Presents: Including Samuel December 1, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Live via Zoom When: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Where: Live Online via Zoom – Register to…

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Transition Talks Tuesdays: Disability Work Benefits — Navigating Work and Support

December 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705
Free

Disability Work Benefits: Navigating Work and Support Having a job increases self-esteem, brings in income, support social development and so much more! But it can be tricky working and receiving support. Luckily there are Work…

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Conversations: Research at the Waisman Center 101

December 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Conversations: Research at the Waisman Center 101 December 8, 12:00-12:45pm. Registration Tim will be joined by Carrie Arneson, Manager of the Waisman Center Clinical Translational Core. We will talk about: what is research? what are…

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Harnessing Abilities: Rounding Up Resources — Bridging the Gap: Youth Health Transition and Staying a Step Ahead

December 8, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Bridging the Gap: Youth Health Care Transition and Staying a Step Ahead When a student/child turns 18, their health care changes too. Come and learn how to assess readiness to take charge of health care.…

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Transition Talks Tuesdays: Thinking About Supported Decision-Making

December 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705
Free

This workshop explains what families need to know about decision making supports and tools available in Wisconsin. This training will be most helpful for families who have children ages 14 and older with disabilities and…

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Conversations: When do Families Need to Start Thinking About Transition? (Part two)

December 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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When do Families Need to Start Thinking Transition? Part Two December 15, 12:00-12:45pm. Registration Building on Part One from October 13th, Rose Cutting, Aiming for Acceptance, will join Tim Markle to talk about children's transition…

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Medicaid Made Easy

December 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
Free

Medicaid Made Easy December 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Medicaid Made Easy will give you a solid understanding of Medicaid  programs for children with disabilities or special needs. Most importantly, it’s focused on how these programs…

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Conversations: Holidays with Hunter

December 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Madison, WI 53705
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Holidays with Hunter  December 22, 12:00-12:45pm Registration Hunter Markle, a young man with Autism and Anxiety, will join Tim Markle (his dad) to talk about what Hunter has learned about celebrating, traveling, visiting and more. …

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January 2022

Research at Waisman 101 

January 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Research at Waisman 101  Jan 12, 12:00-12:45pm Registration We will be joined by Carrie Arneson, Manager of the Waisman Center Clinical Translational Core. We will talk about: what is research? what are different ways to…

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Bridging the Gap: Youth Health Care Transition and Staying a Step Ahead

January 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Bridging the Gap: Youth Health Care Transition and Staying a Step Ahead January 12, 2022  6:30-7:30pm  Registration  When a student/child turns 18, their health care changes too. Come and learn how to assess readiness to…

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Conversations: Basics of Birth to 3

January 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Madison, WI 53705

Basics of Birth to 3 January 19, 12:00-12:45pm Registration We will joined by Regena Sambou-Floyd, Children and Program Specialist from the Birth to 3 Program. We will be talking about what is Birth to 3? Who is for?…

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Virtual Day with the Experts: Autism 2022

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Learn about the latest advances in autism research, and hear from a panel of experts— individual(s) diagnosed with ASD and their families.

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Conversations: Creating a Care Preference Plan

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Creating a Care Preference Plan January 26, 12:00-12:45pm Registration   A Care Preference Plan is a powerful tool that allows families of children with special needs/disabilities to quickly and succinctly share information others need in order to know…

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February 2022

TTT: Juneau/Adams What’s After High School?

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

What’s After High School? Learn about the transition to adult life for youth with disabilities and special health care needs. This training covers the role of schools, long-term supports, public benefits, the change to adult health…

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Monthly Midweek Midday Movie: The Silent Child

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

The Silent Child (Monthly Midweek Midday Movie with Waisman Center)  Feb 2, 12:00-1:30pm  Registration Take part in celebrating the upcoming Deaf History Month in March by joining us for a viewing of the short film, The Silent…

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Conversations: Basics of Changes to the CLTS Waiver

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Basics of 2022 Changes to the CLTS Waiver  Feb 9, 12:00-12:45pm. Registration. There are some improvements to the CLTS waiver starting in 2022. We will talk about New Services, New Names, Transitioning out of the CLTS…

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Looking Ahead: Financial Planning for the Future — HA Rounding Up Resources

February 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Looking Ahead: Financial Planning for the Future What will happen to your child when you are no longer around to take care of them? How does the ABLE Act of 2014 impact their future? This…

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Did You Know? Now You Know? Training Feb 14, 2022

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Did You Know? Now You Know! (DYK?NYK!) training Come learn about all the resources and services for children with disabilities and special health care needs from birth through young adulthood. Topics include private health insurance,…

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TTT: Juneau/Adams Disability Work Benefits

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Disability Work Benefits: Navigating Work and Support Having a job increases self-esteem, brings in income, support social development and so much more! But it can be tricky working and receiving support. Luckily there are Work…

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Advocacy For Change and other resources with Family Voices of Wisconsin

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Advocacy For Change and other resources with Family Voices of Wisconsin February 16, 12:00-12:45pm. Registration  Lynn Renner, from Family Voices of Wisconsin, will join us to talk about Advocacy for Change 2022 A Virtual Conference…

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Conversations: Financial Options for People with Disabilities for Self Determination

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Special Day! Financial Options for People with Disabilities for Self Determination Tuesday, Feb 22, 12:00-12:45pm  Registration James Giese, Director of Outreach for Wispact will join us. Come learn what special needs trusts and ABLE accounts…

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March 2022

TTT: Juneau/Adams Ready to Work

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Ready to Work: Finding and Keeping Integrated Employment Students can and should connect with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) while they are in school. Come and learn how DVR and Vocational Agencies support students…

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Monthly Movie Lives Worth Living 

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Monthly Movie: Lives Worth Living  March 2, 12:00-1:30pm  Registration Celebrate Developmental Disability Awareness Month in March by watching Lives Worth Living with us! This film is an oral history of the disability community’s fight for…

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TTT: Juneau/Adams Post-Secondary Transition Plan

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Post-Secondary Transition Plan (PTP) Learn how your school is using the Post-Secondary Transition Plan (PTP) to guide your child’s learning in high to prepare for their life after high school. Find out how families and…

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Conversations: Researcher Spotlight — Karla Ausderau, PhD

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Researcher Spotlight -- Karla Ausderau, PhD March 9, 12:00-12:45pm Registration  As the leader of the Ausderau Lab at the Waisman Center, Karla knows a lot of stuff. We want to know more about Karla. Come…

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Conversations: Let’s Talk Tourette Syndrome

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Let's Talk Tourette Syndrome Mar 16, 12:00-12:45  Registration  We will be joined by Scott Loeff and Ellie Jarvie from the Wisconsin Tourette Association. Come and learn what is Tourette, what supports are available, and how you…

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Special Day Conversations: Basics of Comprehensive Community Services (CCS)

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Special Day! Basics of Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) Tuesday March 22 12:00-12:45 Registration Come join us to talk about CCS! We will be joined by Jill Ellinwood, CCS Administrator for Sauk County. Let's learn what…

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Conversations: Transition Programming Beyond Age 18

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Transition Programming Beyond Age 18 Mar 23, 12:00-12:45pm Registration We will be joined by Shelley Lehman from Wisconsin's Transition Improvement Grant (TIG). The Beyond Age 18 guidance was designed to help support teams in creating…

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Conversations: Grief and the Loss of a Young Child

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Special Time! Grief and the Loss of a Young Child Mar 30, 12:00-12:45pm  Registration We will be joined by two moms, Danielle Gerber (LEND trainee) and Felica Turner-Walton (founder of Healing Our Hearts Foundation), who…

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April 2022

TTT: Juneau/Adams Getting Help as an Adult

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Getting Help as an Adult: Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)  Learn what services the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) provides. The ADRC has been called the “gatekeeper” to adult programs. Find out when,…

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Monthly Movie: Autism in Love

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Autism in Love  April 6, 12:00-1:30pm  Registration Celebrate Autism Acceptance Month by watching Autism in Love in partnership with the Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin! The film follows the story of 4 adults on…

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Conversations: Special Day! Prevalence, Disparities and Lessons Learned from WISADDS Tuesday

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Special Day! Prevalence, Disparities and Lessons Learned from WISADDS Tuesday April 12, 12:00-12:45pm We will be joined by Maureen Durkin and Angelica Salinas from the Wisconsin Surveillance of Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities System (WISADDS). We will…

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Conversations: Researcher Spotlight — Brittany Travers

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Researcher Spotlight — Brittany Travers, PhD April 13, 12:00-12:45pm Dr. Travers moves around the world of ASD and Motor Function, but we want to know more about Brittany. Come learn how she got involved in…

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Did You Know? Now You Know? Training April 13, 2022

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Did You Know? Now You Know! (DYK?NYK!) training Come learn about all the resources and services for children with disabilities and special health care needs from birth through young adulthood. Topics include private health insurance,…

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Conversations: Special Day! Depression and Autism Thursday

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Special Day! Depression and Autism Thursday April 19, 12:00-12:45pm  We will be joined by Sara Warner, Psychologist with the Waisman Autism Treatment Programs. Come and talk about understanding, recognizing, and treating depression in the context of autism.…

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TTT: Juneau/Adams Health Care Changes Too!

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Health Care Changes Too! Bridging the Gap As we look ahead to our students/children turning 18, we need to keep an eye on health care. What steps need to be taken to move into the…

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Conversations: Special Day! National Autism Society Tuesday

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Special Day! National Autism Society Tuesday April 26, 12:00-12:45pm  We will be joined by Bob Johnston, parent and member of the Board of Directors of the Autism Society (National). Come learn about what the national Autism Society…

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May 2022

TTT Juneau/Adams Higher Education Options

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Higher Education Options: What do I Need to Know? Some of our students want to go to school after high school. But should they choose a 4-year college, 2-year college, technical college? How can they…

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TTT: Juneau/Adams Supportive Decision Making and Guardianship

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Supportive Decision Making and Guardianship There are alternatives to guardianship. Supported decision-making empowers individuals with disabilities to make informed decisions about their life that protect their rights and ensure their safety and privacy. It involves…

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June 2022

Did You Know? Now You Know? Training June 13, 2022

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code, 1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Did You Know? Now You Know! (DYK?NYK!) training Come learn about all the resources and services for children with disabilities and special health care needs from birth through young adulthood. Topics include private health insurance,…

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