IRIS Consultant Biography

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  Consultant Name Jennifer Fyksen
  Company Name TMG
  Phone Number 8448648987

Work History (starting with most recent)

Name of Agency Date of Employment Job Title
TMG 1/24/22 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
University of Wisconsin–Whitewater Special Education – Bachelor of Science and Education Yes 1-201


Name of Certification / Accreditation Certifying Agency Date Certification was Obtained
SCERTS (Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support) CESA 8-2015

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

I have had over ten years of experience as a special education teacher with experience with students with learning disabilities, emotional and behavioral disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and autism. Many of those years were also spent working in a medical center, providing education for children with long-term care needs. I have also spent many years in the field completing professional development in the area of cortical vision impairments.

County/Region I'm familiar with

Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington

Languages or Communication Skills


I'm comfortable with pets in the home


More about me

How do you Partner with people to 'clear the path ahead'?
I am an easy-going person who loves to help people, and I make it my goal to be a receptive partner to you. I have many personal experiences that helps me relate to people. I am also a go-getter and will do anything to help my clients out.

What's your favorite thing about being an IRIS consultant?
I love helping people - that has been a passion of mine since I was little. My specialty has always been and continues to be learning how to help people with disabilities. This is what makes being a TMG IRIS Consultant so rewarding for me.

What past experience prepared you to become an IRIS Consultant?
Before becoming a TMG IRIS Consultant, I worked for the Wisconsin Children’s Long-Term Support (CLTS) Waiver Program, where I coordinated services for youth. I have also worked as a personal care worker for young adults. I also have a little sister with special needs, and I was her personal home care worker.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
In my free time I am a mother of two little boys who keep me busy with Cub Scouts and Taekwondo. I also love cooking for people, entertaining and volunteering. I belong to a local grow group through church. I also enjoy watching my sister play basketball for the Special Olympics and volunteering.

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