Click the logo or link provided and go directly to the website.


Kaiser Health News

 

As referenced in the recent issue of The Path Ahead, click here to read “Study Finds Seniors Benefit When Asked How To Help Them”.

 


 

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AARP Real Possibilities website provides users with comprehensive resources related to aging topics.

 


 

ABCD in Action

 

An online community to learn and share principles and practices of Asset-Based Community Development.

 


 

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The national Alzheimer’s Association website connects you to local and national resource information.

 


 

ARC

 

The Arc-Wisconsin Disability Association website provides recent articles and information about issues impacting Wisconsin.

 


 

APSE

 

APSE is the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

 


 

Brain INjury

 

 BIAW is a non-profit organization that brings together people with brain injury, their family members, friends and professionals.

 


 

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The Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization.

 


 

CMS.gov

 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website provides a comprehensive look and information related to the administration of several key federal health care programs including Home and Community Based Waivers like IRIS, CLTS or Family Care.

 


 

 

The Center for Self-Determination provides information and training related to self-determination.

 


 

Community Resources for Emergency Dental Care

 

This link provides resources for emergency dental care in your community.

 


 

 

DHS Disability Programs and Resources Link: This link provides a connection to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services comprehensive list of services for people with disabilities in Wisconsin.

 

DHS Income Maintenance Consortia: This link provides a connection to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services comprehensive list of partners supporting Wisconsin’s Income Maintenance resources.

 

Forms: A complete list of available forms used in the IRIS program.

 

Resources: A complete list of resources used in the IRIS program.

 

Independent Living Centers Directory: A resource of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services that provides information about the state’s Independent Living Centers and a list of facilities.

 

Policies: The IRIS Policy Manual includes information and policies regarding rules and regulations of governing eligibility, need and amount of assistance, and people’s rights and responsibilities.

 

Wisconsin Medicaid: A link to the Department of Health Services website, which gives information about ForwardHealth and many other commonly used Medicaid terms.

 

Wisconsin SHIP – Wisconsin Resources to Answer Medicare Questions: Contact information for Elderly Benefit Specialists, Disability Benefit Specialists, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Benefit Specialists, Wisconsin Medigap Helpline, Wisconsin Medigap Prescription Drug Helpline, Disability Drug Benefit Helpline, Wisconsin Judicare, and GWAAR Medicare Trainer and Counselor.

 

Wisconsin Division of Quality Assurance Provider Search: This searchable database helps people get targeted information about service providers in Wisconsin.

 


 

DWD

 

Development’s website provides information related to employment supports and Wisconsin’s workforce.

 


 

disability rights

 

Disability Rights Wisconsin is a private non profit organization that works to ensure the rights of all state citizens with disabilities through individual advocacy and system change.

 


 

disabilityscoop

 

The national developmental disability news site covering autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, intellectual disability and more.

 


 

EpilepsyFoundation

 

The Foundation is a community-based, family-led organization dedicated to improving the lives of all people impacted by seizures.

 


 

FCA

 

Family Caregiver Alliance supports and sustains the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

 

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FAMILY VOICES OF WISCONSIN is a statewide network of families who have children with special health care needs and disabilities and those who work on their behalf.

 


 

GreatLakes ADA

 

The Great Lakes ADA Center provides information, materials, technical assistance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).

 


 

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The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc., is a nonprofit agency committed to supporting the successful delivery of aging programs and services in 70 counties and 11 tribes in Wisconsin

 


 

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In Control Wisconsin works to develop, evaluate, motivate and support new forms of practice and cultural change for self-directed support.

 


 

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Learning and working together to increase opportunities for people with disabilities to pursue meaningful careers and earn income in their communities.


 

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Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. Groups get together in local communities each day, each one with the goal of improving themselves or their communities.

 


 

MHAW

 

The Mental Health America of Wisconsin (MHA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives.

 


 

movingout

 

A website devoted to helping people with disabilities find safe, affordable housing.

 


 

NEWRAT

 

NEWRAT connects transportation providers, planners, consumers, and stakeholders to transportation resources in Northeast Wisconsin.

 


 

PERC

 

   PERC provides education and training, technical assistance, research, and resources to expand opportunities for persons with disabilities to earn income and participate fully in community life.

 


 

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Working together to understand, implement and create rewarding lives for elders and citizens with disabilities using Self-Directed Supports.


 

Senior Resourcesonline

 

An online directory to help locate appropriate housing and health care options in Northeast Wisconsin, South Central Wisconsin, Southeast Wisconsin, and the Greater Milwaukee Area.

 


 

Institute

 

Offers training, clinical, and employment services, conducts research, and provides assistance to organizations to promote inclusion of people with disabilities in school, work, and community activities.


 

PDS

 

The only national resource that assists states, agencies and organizations in offering participant-directed services to people with disabilities.


 

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TimeBanks nurtures and expands a movement that promotes equality and builds caring community economies through inclusive exchange of time and talent.


 

TIG

 

The Transition Iniaitive Grant (TIG) provides a smooth transitions for students moving beyond high school into higher education, training, employment, and independent living.

 


 

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United Cerebral Palsy educates, advocates, and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.

 


 

WBPDD

 

A Wisconsin organization established to advocate on behalf of people with developmental disabilities.

 


 

CWAG

 

The Wisconsin Guardianship Support Center provides information and assistance on issues related to guardianship, protective placement, advance directives, and more.

 


 

WIHouseingSearch

 

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) funds a housing locator services that provides up-to-date information about rental housing in the state of Wisconsin, and will include assisted and accessible housing listings. People using the site can search based on different needs, such as proximity to medical facilities or public schools.

 


 

WiscGov

 

The Wisconsin Council on Long-Term Care advises the Department of Health Services on the implementation of long-term care programs throughout Wisconsin.

 



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The Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging (WIHA) was formed to advance the spread of evidence-based prevention programs that encourage and support healthy living among older people through partnerships with public and private organizations.