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Guide for Employment of People with Disabilities

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has published a new guide entitled: “Recruiting, Retaining & Promoting People with Disabilities: A Guide for Employers”. This resource guide is a product of a federal cross-agency effort working to increase equal employment opportunities and financial independence for individuals with disabilities. Access the Guide here.

The CORE of a Good Life: Guided Conversations with Parents on Raising Young Children with Disabilities

There is so much about raising a child with a disability that moves parents and children into clinical and therapeutic realms, that opportunities for more ordinary or natural supports are often missed. In this guide written by Mark Sweet and Molly Murphy many areas of conversation are suggested to help parents invite others to get to know their young and not so young children with disabilities.

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DRW 2007 Annual Report

2007 marked DRW’s 30 year anniversary of providing advocacy for persons with disabilities throughout Wisconsin. The 2007 Annual Report includes in depth articles on our activities during the last year, along with highlights of our advocacy successes over the past three decades. To read the report: Annual Report 2007

A Thinking Guide to Inclusive Childcare

This guide offers ideas and strategies to support child care staff in developing childcare practices that consider the needs of individual children and promote an inclusive experience for families and children. Included in the guide are tools to be used by child care staff to encourage conversations between staff and parents, among staff, and between supervisors and staff. February 2008.

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Family Care Expansion: Envisioning a Positive Future

This paper presents DRW’s vision for the future under Wisconsin’s long-term care program, Family Care.

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Disability Rights Wisconsin Report to the Community 2005

Disability Rights Wisconsin’s 2005 Annual Report. 2005

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When Deaf and Hearing Meet

The purpose of this workbook is to provide some introductory information about language, culture, and respectful interactions between hearing and Deaf. You are invited to think about your roles and opportunities, as well as your responsibilities, to make your services and support more available to Deaf. April 2004

Click here to download When Deaf and Hearing Meet Part 1
Click here to download When Deaf and Hearing Meet Part 2

Who Can Get Community Services? Wisconsin’s High Stakes Game Show

Report documenting the funding issues facing counties and people with disabilities that results in waiting lists for services. 11 pages. This document is available at no charge.

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