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DSP Feature: Amber Crowley

Stories

Amber Crowley is one of many direct support professionals across the country who support people in their homes and community. Nearly two million Americans hold these types of support professions. These well respected professionals are dedicated to making sure individuals and their families are able to remain independent at...

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2017 DSP Appreciation

Events

I am thankful to live in this great land where we are afforded the right to maintain independence at home and in the community.  I grew up with cerebral palsy and have needed assistance with daily living activities for my whole life.  I’m also thankful to work for a...

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Disability Pride Festival

Announcements

We’re happy to invite you to the Disability Pride Festival on Saturday, July 29,  12-5 pm. The festival will be held at Tenney Park in Madison, Wisconsin. There will be free live entertainment, exhibits and karaoke!

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Aging Empowerment in Wisconsin

Community Outreach

Today Consumer Direct Wisconsin is sponsoring/exhibiting at the Aging Empowerment Conference hosted by InControl Wisconsin. The conference focuses on the interconnected relationship between older adults, their caregivers, and the professionals who support them to live a self-determined life. We are exploring ways to advance self-determination as the foundation for providing support while...

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2017 Aging Empowerment Conference

Announcements| Events

Join us at the Aging Empowerment conference, July 6-7, at the Wilderness Resort – Wisconsin Dells! Promoting Choice and Control for All The Aging Empowerment Conference brings together people who are committed to the notion that older people should be empowered to live the life they choose. Our goals for this...

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2017 Senior Fair

Community Outreach

Extending our outreach into Adams County, Lori Schoblaski (Program Coordinator) and Matt Moore (Regional Coordinator) attended the 2017 Senior Fair at the Adams Community Center on May 11. The event provided a great opportunity to meet other providers and share about our services to new members. On July 1, Family Care...

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4th Annual Final Affairs Conference

Announcements

Join us to learn about arranging personal and legal affairs later in life. Friday, April 28, 2017 9:00AM-3:00PM WITC-NEW RICHMOND (1019 S. Knowles Ave, New Richmond, WI) Elders, caregivers, friends, loved ones, community members and professionals are invited to attend the 4th annual Final Affairs Conference. The Wisconsin Indianhead...

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Joint Finance Committee Budget Hearings

Events

The Joint Finance Committee released the times for their upcoming budget hearings. This is a great way to meet and build relationships with your local legislators! 10 am – 5 pm: Monday, April 3. UW Platteville, Ullsvick Hall, Platteville 10 am – 6 pm: Wednesday, April 5, State Fair Park...

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Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Community Outreach

2017 marks the 20th year of the Special Olympics Minnesota Polar Plunge, supporting more than 8,100 athletes. On Saturday, March 4, we took the plunge for the fifth year in a row. Ten of our jumpers braved the ice cold temperature raising over $1,300!  The Plunge is sponsored by the Law Enforcement...

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State Senator Sheila Harsdorf To Hold Listening Sessions

Announcements

State Senator Sheila Harsdorf will hold listening sessions on March 6. 1:00 PM-2:00 PM: Council Chamber, City Hall, 505 Third St., Hudson 4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Dunn County Justice Center, Room 1402, 615 Stokke Pkwy., Menomonie Town Hall Listening Session are an excellent way to share your concerns with your state...

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