For the first time, the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education (RPSE) has joined forces with the annual Wisconsin Film Festival to sponsor Film*Able: Disabilities on Film, a series of eight disability-related films to be shown during the popular, four-day festival.
The Wisconsin Film Festival has been held every April since 1999 at venues on and around the UW-Madison campus. RPSE Assistant Professor Audrey Trainor approached Meg Hamel, the…Continue
The following information was shared by DAWN (Disability Advocates: Wisconsin Network).*
The Joint Committee on Finance has announced the schedule for public hearings about the proposed biennial budget. This is your opportunity to make your opinions known about the freeze on Family Care expansion and cap on enrollment, cuts to education, and other issues. Check…Continue
Added by Deb Wisniewski on March 29, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
On March 16, 2011, the FCC's Emergency Access Advisory Committee (EAAC) released a national on-line survey to determine the most effective and efficient technologies and methods by which persons with disabilities may access Next Generation 9-1-1 emergency services systems. Among other things, the survey asks about accessing emergency services via video, text, and voice. The results of the survey will inform the EAAC as it develops recommendations for the FCC to draft rules to ensure that…Continue
Added by Theresa Kulow on March 21, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Real Lives, Real Work and a Real Smart Wisconsin
Sponsored by Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations
Disability Advocacy Day is designed to connect you with your legislators so you can share your story with them. You are the expert in sharing how legislative policies affect people with disabilities in their everyday lives.
We will set up your visit and brief you…Continue
Added by Theresa Kulow on March 7, 2011 at 4:56pm — No Comments