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  Consultant Name Martha Bichler
  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 1/11/2016 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

Educational Background

Name of Institution Major/Degree Degree Obtained Date Obtained
Mount Mary University Bachelor's Degree - English Communication Arts Yes 5/1/1991
Cardinal Stritch University Speech Education Teaching License No 5/1/1994

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)

Teaching summarizes the heart of my experience. In the classroom, in facility and community-based day programs, in prevocational situations, and at supported employment settings, my focus centered on empowering people to achieve their goals. I have extensive experience teaching the topics of self-advocacy, community and personal safety, effective communication, and self-determination.

County/Region I'm familiar with

Sheboygan

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'?
Teaching summarizes the heart of my experience. In the classroom, in facility and community-based day programs, in prevocational situations, and at supported employment settings, my focus centered on empowering people to achieve their goals. I have extensive experience teaching the topics of self-advocacy, community and personal safety, effective communication, and self-determination.

What's your favorite thing about being an IRIS consultant?
My favorite thing about being a TMG IRIS Consultant is seeing people discover their abilities and achieve their goals.

What past experience prepared you to become an IRIS Consultant?
My education, training, and work prepared me for the role of a TMG IRIS Consultant. I am a lifelong learner; I love learning new things. I come to this position having learned good lessons in flexibility, patience, communication, and organization.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I enjoy spending time with my husband and five kids. I cheer from the parent section at my kids' sporting events and I listen with great pride at their musical and stage performances. I love my time spent in up north Wisconsin with family, friends, nature, a good book, and my own thoughts.

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