Wisconsin APSE Celebrates 20 Years December 12, 2018 – In 2018, the Wisconsin Association for Employment First (Wisconsin APSE) celebrates its 20th year of supporting principles of inclusiveness and integrated employment for people with disabilities. This year has been monumental for statewide inclusiveness, with the passing of the Employment First Bill and Partners in Business […]Read More >>
We Want To Hear From You! – WI APSE Training Survey
We Want To Hear From You! – WI APSE Training Survey December 10, 2018 The Wisconsin APSE Board wants to hear from you! Please take a few minutes to click the below link for our annual WI APSE Training Survey. Take the Survey Now! We are working on planning our training offerings for next year […]Read More >>
Goodwill EmpowerOne Celebrates 500 Jobs!
Goodwill EmpowerOne Celebrates 500 Jobs! December 1, 2018 For individuals with disabilities to achieve employment, it takes perseverance, commitment to personal growth, and determination to overcome obstacles. For many, a job in the community is a goal that is years in the making. On October 18 in the Peck Center at the Milwaukee County Zoo, […]Read More >>
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Wisconsin Becomes 33rd Employment First State!
Wisconsin Becomes 33rd Employment First State! Employment First AB625 Bill Signed by Governor Walker Yesterday 3/28/18 was a historical day at our state Capitol as Wisconsin officially became the 33rd Employment First state! Wisconsin APSE board members, Molly Gilgenbach, Jenny Felty, and Shannon Webb joined other enthusiastic disability advocates for the bill signing ceremony with […]Read More >>
HCBS Non-Residential Benchmarks Update
HCBS Non-residential Benchmarks Provider self-assessments completed in August 2016 Benchmarks for integration completed and will be released by DHS soon There are an estimated 177 day services sites and 115 prevocational services sites to review Next steps: Site visits (providers will get advance written notice), which will involve documentation review and interviews with staff and individuals If […]Read More >>
Wisconsin Receives $2 Million Federal Grant Over 5 Years to Improve Home and Community-Based Long-Term Care Services
Oct. 1, 2018 Contact: Beth Swedeen, (608) 266-1166; email@example.com Wisconsin Receives $2 Million Federal Grant Over 5 Years to Improve Home and Community-Based Long-Term Care Services (Madison) – The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD) has received notice from the federal Administration on Community Living that it has received a 5-year “Living Well” grant totaling $2.132 […]Read More >>