Links to Services

Events of Interest to WisconSibs and their Families

Below are some events by other agencies or organizations that may be of interest to siblings (children through adults):

Agencies and organizations

Here are links to the websites of agencies and organizations across the state and in the Fox Valley that serve individuals and families affected by disability and long-term illnesses.

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Upcoming events –

SOAR Together – What’s After High School?  February 25 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm  James Madison Middle School. Register at https://whats-after-high-school2-25-2020.eventbrite.com
Helping Coordinate Your Wishes for Their Future – March 5  6-7:30 pm  – FVTC Room A160 – call 920-931-2611 for more information
K.I.T.E. Conference – March 6  8:30 am – 2:00 pm  Mini conference for parents, adult siblings, self-advocates and professionals to learn about disability-related topics through breakout sessions and to connect with local community resources. Keynote speaker: Terri Couwenhoven, author and parent, to discuss Sexual Abuse Prevention in People with ID/DD.  Topics also include: ABC of Behavior Basics presented by Jessica Schroeder, Psychologist and Strengthening Link Between Individuals with Disabilities and First Responders presented by Office Enriquez, Appleton Police Department. $10  Register NOW

Fox Cities Kidz Expo – March 28, 2020 – FREE event.  Come visit our booth and vote for your favorite PEEPS!

Videos and other web info –

photo-of-gillespie-family-in-able-act-videoABLE Act – This video appeared on CNBC News about how the Gillespie family (children attend WisconSibs Sib Camp) see using ABLE accounts to plan for their child with Down Syndrome. http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/29/special-needs-families-get-new-100k-savings-tool.html

 

Statewide (and beyond) agencies

Fox Valley/Northeastern Wisconsin agencies

Other websites/blogs