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Disability Advocacy Day of Action

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The Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations is hosting a virtual Disability Advocacy Day of Action Tuesday, March 23 from 10 am to 12 pm. This event focuses on connecting disability advocates with their legislators to talk about issues that matter to them. Attendees will participate in a morning...

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New COVID-19 Testing Option in Wisconsin

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A new COVID-19 testing option is now available for everyone who lives in Wisconsin, with or without symptoms. This new option is free and allows people to collect their own saliva samples for testing in their home. Click the link below to learn more. COVID-19: At-Home Collection Kit

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Let’s Get Away, Together: Winter Series

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The Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is hosting free interactive travel activity sessions this winter. These sessions are intended to be enjoyable activities for family caregivers and the people they care for. Each session focuses on a new place or cultural activity and incorporates storytelling, music, poetry writing, and/or a...

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CDCN Takes the Plunge to Support Special Olympics Minnesota

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Last weekend the Consumer Direct Care Network Midwest team and family members participated in the Minneapolis Frozen 5k and Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics Minnesota. The Polar Plunge is a series of events dedicated to increase funds and bring opportunity and inclusion to over 8,100 Special Olympics athletes...

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Direct Support Professional Recognition Week

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During Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 8-14, 2019), we salute the more than 4.4 million Direct Support Professionals (DSP) who provide services for individuals with disabilities and older adults. This is often challenging work that is not glamorous, well recognized, or highly paid. Nevertheless, it is work that...

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