Business Name
Summary

Project SEARCH is a business led collaboration that enables young adults with disabilities to gain and maintain employment through training and career exploration. A 9-12 month program, Project SEARCH provides total immersion in a large community business.

Description of Services

The 10-unit Project SEARCH Course of Study covers the following topics: Team Building, Workplace Safety, Technology, Self-Advocacy, Maintaining Employment, Financial Literacy, Health and Wellness, Preparing for Employment, Social and communication, Building Healthy Relationships at Work

Phone
715-544-9171
Address
Department of Workforce Development, 201 E. Washington Ave, P.O. Box 7946, Madison, WI
Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane, Grant, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
High School Age, 18-21 years old
Location of Services
Center Based
Description of Services

There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with your child’s school about some problem or concern with your child’s education or well-being. This page presents a model letter or email you might write the school to ask that your child be evaluated to see if he or she has a disability and is eligible to receive special education and related services.Cómo Solicitar una Evaluación de Su NiñoHay ocasiones en las cuales un padre querría comunicarse por escrito con la escuela de su niño sobre algun problema o preocupación que tiene acerca de la educación o bienestar del niño. Este artículo trata la situación en la cual un padre querría pedir que su niño sea evaluado para determinar si tiene una discapacidad y si es elegible para recibir servicios de educación especial y servicios relacionados. El artículo presenta una carta modelo que el padre podría escribir a la escuela en esa circunstancia.Click on the website link below to access this resource.

Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age
Funding Sources
Free
Business Name
Description of Services

With locations in Appleton, Beloit, Brookfield, Madison and West Allis we are a therapeutic day school that specializes in supporting children, adolescents and young adults who have diagnoses of developmental/neurological disabilities, and behavioral and emotional concerns. We also have summer camp available.

Phone
608-421-5267
Address
2802 International Lane, Madison, WI 53704
Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age
Description of Services

This book will help parents, school professionals and others understand some of the procedures of special education in Wisconsin. The book is not a complete explanation of all the special education laws, but it has information about many of the most common things readers may want to know. This book is not meant to give legal advice. If legal advice is needed, talk to a lawyer.Click on the website link below to see this resource.

Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old
Funding Sources
Free
Description of Services

Systems Change Consulting is a consulting and training law firm providing local, statewide, and national consulting and training for individuals, non-profits, and public entities. Our focus is on making progressive systems change in the areas of civil rights, disability rights, general and special education, and combating abuse and neglect of vulnerable populations.The Principal of Systems Change Consulting is Jeff Spitzer-Resnick, a nationally recognized attorney with thirty-seven years of experience in the fields of civil rights, disability and education law.OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:Individual representation in complex legal matters, including, but not limited to disability, special education and insurance coverage issues.Qualified expert witness in matters involving special education, juvenile justice and the ethics of representing people with disabilities.Root cause analysis to identify nature of problem and system solutionsStrategic planning to effect multi-dimensional systemic changeLegislative and administrative agency lobbyingLegislative and regulatory draftingSystemic litigationTraditional and social media campaignsGrassroots and professional trainingEducation publications for consumers and professionalsNon-profit organizational management, board development and governance

Phone
(608) 206-7164
Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Summary

LOV Inc. supports tribal families that include individuals with disabilities. Our Family Navigator works with families to identify their individual needs through one-on-one consultations and connecting families with resources and services that may be available through county, state, or tribal programs. We have a partnership with Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Education and work with tribal families enrolled in one or more of the 11 federally recognized tribes in Wisconsin.

Phone
608-843-7906 ‬
Address
504 S. Brearly St. Madison, WI 53703
Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
Birth - 2 years old, 3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Funding Sources
Free
Summary

Wisconsin Special Education Mediation System (WSEMS) is an impartial dispute resolution service that works together with families and districts equally to help resolve disputes related to a child's IEP. Wisconsin Special Education Mediation System (WSEMS) es un servicio imparcial de resolución de disputas que trabaja en conjunto con las familias y distritos igual para ayudar a resolver disputas relacionadas con el IEP de un niño.

Description of Services

Wisconsin families of children with special needs and school districts, together or individually, can request a mediation, or a facilitated IEP meeting from the WSEMS (www.wsems.us/wsems-forms/) Las familias de niños con necesidades especiales de Wisconsin y los distritos escolares, en conjunto o individualmente, pueden solicitar a WSEMS por una mediación, una reunión facilitada de IEP o un facilitador para una reunión de resolución (www.wsems.us/es/formularios-de-wsems/).

Phone
888-298-3857
Address
PO BOX 70693, Milwaukee, WI 53207
Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old
Funding Sources
Free