• IRIS Consultant Biography

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  Consultant Name Kaye Pederson
  Company Name TMG
  Phone Number 844-864-8987
  E-Mail IRISInfo@tmgwisconsin.com

Work History (starting with most recent)

Name of Agency Date of Employment Job Title
TMG 3/10/19 IRIS Consultant

Care Responsibilities

Your TMG IRIS consultant is your partner as you create a plan that meets your needs and stays within your IRIS budget. Your TMG IRIS consultant can connect you to resources in your area, and will be a great source of information for any questions you have about the IRIS program. In a self-directed program like IRIS, you decide who provides your support and services and when they happen. You may have natural support from people in your life, or you may choose to purchase the support you need from an agency or someone that you hire directly. Your TMG IRIS consultant will be there to talk through these decisions with you, and will help you put a plan in place that reflects your choices.

Educational Background

Name of Institution Major/Degree Degree Obtained Date Obtained
Gateway Technical College Interpreter – American Sign Language Yes 2001
University of Wisconsin–Parkside Psychology – Bachelor of Science Yes 2006

Credentials

Name of Certification / Accreditation Certifying Agency Date Certification was Obtained

Specialties (e.g., working with autism, the elderly, employment for people with disabilities or youth in transition, mental health, experience with assisted technology)

Prior to joining TMG, I was a supervisor for Goodwill's Adult Day Service Program. I also have many years of experience working with children diagnosed with autism and as a caregiver for an elderly couple.

County/Region I'm familiar with

Milwaukee

Languages or Communication Skills

English

I'm comfortable with pets in the home

Yes

More about me

How do you Partner with people to 'clear the path ahead'?
I will partner with you by listening to what is important to you and sharing my knowledge of community resources.

What's your favorite thing about being an IRIS consultant?
As a TMG IRIS Consultant, I look forward to learning about what is important to you and helping you achieve your goals.

What past experience prepared you to become an IRIS Consultant?
My past experience helping others increase their independence has prepared me to be a successful IRIS Consultant.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, gardening and traveling.

WI DHS/DLTC/F-01486 (04/2015)