Registration Open for 2017 Conference!

Registration is open for the 2017 WI APSE Conference. Please visit www.wiapse.org/events/2017-wi-apse-conference for more information and to register.

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Registration Open for 2016 Conference

Registration is now open for the 2016 WI APSE Conference!  This year’s conference will be held at the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells on October 12th and 13th.  Our theme this year is “Creating Connections to Achieve Employment.” Cost: $130 for WI APSE Members and $160 for Non-Members Click here to view the Conference Agenda and Sessions Click here to […]

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WI APSE Applauds Hillary Clinton for Calling for the End to Sub-Minimum Wage

WI APSE Applauds Hillary Clinton for Calling for the End to Sub-Minimum Wage Calls On Other Candidates to Do the Same On Monday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the first presidential candidate to support ending the subminimum wage for people with disabilities. In her remarks calling for the end to “tiered” wage systems, […]

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Meet Mike Jones, Owner of Data Flow Solutions

Mike is a 45-year-old man from Madison, Wis. As an adult he first worked in data entry before being promoted to a database analyst. Mike then looked at options for self-employment, first beginning to consult in 2002 and then eventually starting his own micro-enterprise Data Flow Solutions that creates custom data solutions for small organizations […]

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How Are We Dealing With Change?

How Are We Dealing With Change? – By Gary Ormsbee, WI APSE Board Member Right now it seems that the only thing that you can count on is that things are going to change. We are looking at some of the most sweeping changes ever in WIOA and how it affects Disability Employment. I know […]

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Keeping Up With Dan

“He’s the hardest working man in the hospital, there’s no doubt.” This is a typical remark made by the employees at Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) when they talk about Dan Laughton. Dan is a 2014 graduate of Project SEARCH. This is a collaborative program between the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Health Services and […]

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Are You Up to Speed on WIOA?

The Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was enacted in July 2014.  The new provisions in WIOA will bring about exciting changes and opportunities for youth with disabilities. The new WIOA provisions foster integrated employment outcomes by limiting placement of youth with disabilities (age 24 and under) into subminimum wage jobs.  Additionally, WIOA significantly enhances […]

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Board Member Feature: Rick Petzke

My name is Rick Petzke and I have been an APSE board member for I believe three years now. I believe in Employment First for everybody whether you have a disability or not.  Everybody should have the option to work in the community.  I believe in it so much that I’m on the Employment First […]

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February 2015 Motivational Interview Training

WI APSE, in partnership with the Wisconsin Rehabilitation Association, is pleased to offer a 2-day Beginning Skills Training on Motivational Interviewing with Shawn Smith, Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers This training will be held on February 27, 2015 & March 6, 2015 from 8:30am to 4:00pm at Easter Seals in Waukesha, WI 505 Northview Road, Waukesha WI […]

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Brent’s Story: Finding Independence at Work and Home

Brent is like most 22-year-old young men. He has a job and lives in a home with three other roommates. This is the way his mom Lisa always saw it for him. She always wanted Brent, who is legally blind, to have FREE Resume Templates options that allowed him to live his life independently as an […]

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