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