State Resources

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This portion of the website serves as a place for some disability resources in the state of Wisconsin.  

Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC): An organization that works with the elderly and those living with a disability.  Information is not limited to those affected directly by aging or a disability but also family members, friends, and professionals.

Hodan Center: Located in Mineral Point, the Hodan Center works to provide work services, food services, and senior services as well as enrichment activities.  

Wisconsin Assistive Technology Program: A program funded under the AT Act of 1998 (amended in 2004) that provides information related to the selection, funding, installation, and use of assistive technology.

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI): A state agency aimed at the advancement of public education in the state of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS): A state agency aimed at bettering the quality of life, health, and safety of the people of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development: Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR): An organization that assists individuals with disabilities with employment.  Services include, but are not limited to: career counseling, job search and placement assistance, transition services, referral services, supported employment, vocational and other training, and diagnosis and treatment.

Wisconsin Association on Higher Education and Disability (WI-AHEAD): The Wisconsin chapter of AHEAD works to provide equal access and opportunities for all qualified students with disabilities in higher education.

Wisconsin Transition Improvement Grant (TIG): A grant from the Department of Public Instruction aimed at educating Wisconsin youth, parents, and professionals in transitioning from high school to postsecondary education.

Waisman Center: Located in Madison, Wisconsin, the Waisman Center advances knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases.  

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