Disability Service Provider Network. (DSPN) is a private, statewide, not-for-profit association of more than fifty Wisconsin community rehabilitation programs.
The Arc. A national organization that advocates for children and adults with cognitive, intellectual, and developmental disabilities.
Where can I go to get disability information? Links to the largest information service in the world, more than 200 sources, that provide information on multiple disabilities or disability issues. These include links to organizations in the area of job accommodation, employment and disability resources, legislation and government links, and vendors as well as personal pages.
West Bend, WI. Local web site which provides numerous links to everything you would want to know about our great community.
Find a job in the local area. This site is provided by the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development. Job openings in West Bend and surrounding area are listed.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. The Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) works together with persons with disabilities to provide an array of employment-related services statewide. DVR also provides services tailored to the individual needs of employers ready to hire qualified individuals.
Birth to 3. This is a good site for general and detailed information on children from birth to 3 years of age.
US Department of Health and Human Services The federal agency has established seven distinct areas in the area of disability: community integration, education, employment, health, housing, technology and transportation.
Workforce Development Center. The WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTERS of Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington Counties are public/private ventures providing free or low-cost services for employers and job seekers in a One-Stop Employment and Training environment.
Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin. Provides support to families and individuals with Down syndrome through education, information, and the exchange of ideas and experiences.
What Can You Do? A campaign which seeks to promote positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities. Through outreach and public education, the Campaign aims to encourage employers and others to recognize the value and talent that people with disabilities bring to the workplace, as well as the dividend to be realized by fully including people with disabilities at work.
Social Security Administration. Provides a wealth of information about their benefit programs.
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Here is a link to a guide that provides comprehensive information on topics like available care options, financial support, and free resources that are available from each state. You can learn more about it at the web site: https://www.assistedliving.org/assisted-living-options-for-people-with-disabilities
We would like to share the following disabilities guide from Maryville University. This guide is 100% free and covers educational opportunities, preparation steps, knowing your rights, different types of disabilities, and would be a great informational resource for any student, family member or educator preparing for higher education regarding disabilities: https://online.maryville.edu/disabilities-guide/
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