Resource Center

FSRC has assembled the following catalog of helpful website links and downloadable documents for families of children with disabilities. It is our goal to continually expand this resource center and keep it current with the latest information, so please check back often and feel free to recommend additional resources via our online contact form.

2021 Annual Report – A summary of programs and accomplishments of FSRC in 2021.
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Families Can’t Wait – Request for Families Can’t Wait grants – Request for Families Can’t Wait grants
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FSRC Policies & Procedures – Complaint & Grievance Procedure – Complaint & Grievance Procedure
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FSRC Policies & Procedures – Conflict of Interest Policy – Conflict of Interest Policy
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FSRC Policies & Procedures – Guidelines for Reporting Abuse – Guidelines for Reporting Abuse
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FSRC Policies & Procedures – Privacy Information – Privacy Information
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FSRC Policies & Procedures – Technology Policy – The following guidelines will be considered when purchasing a piece of technology equipment through the Family Support and Resource Center.
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Overview of FSRC services – This brochure provides a brief overview of services offered through FSRC.
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Respite Recruitment – Suggestions for Successful Respite Care Recruitment and Relationships.
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Achieving Collaborative Treatment (ACT) – ACT is a provider of in-home behavioral therapy services for children with autism spectrum disorders. Phone: 608-497-3230

Autism Therapy Group (ATG) – The Autism Therapy Group aims to help your child discover their true potential by working with them at your home or other community settings. Our in-home ABA therapy offers a customized treatment plan to address and meet the unique needs of your child.  Address: 811 E. Washington Ave, Suite 500, Madison WI 53703   PH: 847-465-9556

Caravel Autism Health (previously Lund Van Dyke) – Caravel provides diagnostic services, testing, and in-home treatment for children with any condition on the autism spectrum. Phone: 920-857-9041

Common Threads Family Resource Center – Common Threads offers school and mental health programs geared toward individuals affected by autism, behavioral disorders, and mental health challenges. Phone: 608-838-8999

Create Behavior Solutions (CBS) – CBS provides individualized support and guidance to families of all backgrounds. CBS uses evidence-based strategies to support families in how to prevent and respond to behaviors of concern. Phone: 608-669-7650

Empowering Individuals Consulting – Provides behavior and education consultation services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Phone: 608-234-3727 or 520-576-7976. Email:

FamilyPath Autism Services, LLC – FamilyPath Autism Services is a provider of evidence-based, play-based ABA treatment programs for children with autism spectrum disorders.
Phone: 608-512-0780

Imagine a Child’s Capacity (ICC) – ICC is a program of Family Service Madison that imagines the capacity of a child with diverse support needs reaching their fullest potential using an array of tools. Phone: 608-204-6247

KGH Consultation & Treatment – KGH Consultation & Treatment is an innovative therapy center providing comprehensive services to individuals 0-18 with developmental, learning, behavior and/or social difficulties, along with their families. Phone: 608-819-6810

Mindcolor Autism, LLC – Mindcolor Autism, LLC provides behavior analysis and behavior therapy services to autistic individual and their caregivers. Phone: 833-646-3222
Mindcolor Autism, LLC

Wisconsin Early Autism Project (WEAP) – The Wisconsin Early Autism Project, Inc., is a program and clinic for the treatment of children with autism. Phone: 608-662-9327

Adventure Day Camp – Students will learn outdoor skills like canoe and SUP paddling, single-track mountain biking, outdoor rock climbing and overnight canoe-camping, but also decision-making, navigation, judgment, risk management and teamwork.
Madison – Grades 4-8  PH: 608-616-5076 Adventure Day Camp

Aldo Leopold – Race through the prairie, explore the forest, catch tadpoles in the pond and camp out under the stars!
Madison – Ages 2-16  PH: 608-221-0404 Aldo Leopold

Badger Bots – BadgerBots creates meaningful, messy, and memorable STEM experiences for kids. We know that hands-on exploration is the best way to build a deep connection—and that kids who are confident and competent in STEM will fare best in the future.
Madison/Middleton – Ages 6-12   PH:  608-831-6479    Badger Bots

Bethel Horizons – Through its unique natural setting, it fosters and inspires growth in the harmonies of God, self, others and nature. These harmonies promote faith development, community and renewal.
Dodgeville – Grades 2-11  PH: 608-257-3577 Bethel Horizons

Camp Anokijig – Campers choose from a HUGE variety of activities to customize their adventure, including horses.
Plymouth – Ages 7-16   PH: 920-893-0782  Camp Anokijig

Camp Beginnings – The mission of Camp Beginnings is to inspire personal growth through nature connection and mindful play.
Madison – Ages 4-14  PH: 920-371-1289 Camp Beginnings

Camp Createability – Camp Createability is a training facility and full service studio for artists, visual effect artists, filmmakers, graphic designers, animators, and digital media designers with autism or other disabilities.
Madison  – Ages     PH: 608-630-9131  Camp Createability

Camp Gray – Camp Gray invites people of all ages to encounter a Christian based experience in a fun and vibrant community.
Reedsburg – Grades 2-12  PH: 608-356-8200 Camp Gray

Camp Odayin – Camp Odayin provides medically safe and emotionally supportive camp experiences and community building opportunities for young people with heart disease and their families
Elkhorn – Ages: K-3 (Day) Grades 1-11 (Overnight)  PH: 651-351-9185 Camp Odayin

Camp Randall Rowing Club – Day camps for boys and girls focus on learning to row in 8-oared shells (boats), teamwork and physical fitness in a fun and no pressure environment.
Madison – Grades 6-12  PH: 751-455-3177 Camp Randall Row Club

Camp Shalom Noar-Bogrim (Waitlist as of March 5th) – Noar-Bogrim – or NOBO, as it’s come to be called – is a program filled with choices for campers. Campers make choices between off-site and on-site activities and will choose week-long specialty activities.
Verona – Grades: Elementary to Middle School PH: 608-278-1808 Camp Shalom Noar-Bogrim | Jewish Federation of Madison

Code Ninjas – Ninjas learn to code through our engaging game-based curriculum that teaches teamwork, logic, math, and problem solving  – STEM, Robotics, Minecraft, Roblox, Scratch, and much more!
Madison – Ages 4-10   PH: 608-395-5420 Code Ninja

Creando Little Language Explorers – NJoin Creando Little Language Explorers for our fun, week-long Spanish immerision summer camps.
Sun Prairie – Ages 7-14   PH: 608-318-3885 Creando Languages

Creative Soul Camp – NJoin Creando Little Language Explorers for our fun, week-long Spanish immerision summer camps.
Middleton– Ages 6-15   PH: 608-209-1457 Creative Soul

DCHS Camp Pawprint– Campers will enjoy animal interactions, animal-related lessons, learn from local animal experts, complete service projects for the shelter and play games and activities with other animal lovers.
Madison – Ages 7-12   PH: 608-838-0413 DCHS

Deerfield Explorers Camp (Grades 5-8) and Deerfield Art Camp (Grades 3-9) – Have a fun and memorable camp experience, including arts and crafts, games, music, drama, nature and more.
Deerfield – Grades 3-9   PH: 847-945-0650   Summer Camps – Deerfield Park District

Easter Seals – Respite & Camp Recreation – Easter Seals Wisconsin camps (located on 400 acres of wooded land in Wisconsin Dells) offer ten unique programs that accommodate a wide range of abilities while providing a much-needed break for parents and caregivers.
Madison – Ages 7 and older  PH:  800-422-2324

Engineering for Kids – Have fun completing hands-on STEM projects! We offer STEM camps in Virtual Reality, Minecraft Modding, Game Designing, LEGO Robotics, Hands-on Engineering and much more!
Various Locations in Dane County – Ages 4-14   PH: 608-471-7612 Engineering for Kids

Girl Scout Camp – At Girls Scouts, everything she’ll do is for girls about girls!
Various Locations around Madison – Ages K-5(Girls)   PH: 800-236–2710  Girl Scouts

Heartland Farm Sanctuary  -Through our humane education camps, field trips and classes, participants of all ages learn to foster compassion and respect for all living beings and see farm animals through a compassionate lens.
Stoughton – Ages 5-15  PH: 608-440-118   Hartland Farm Sanctuary

Hickory Hill Academy (Summer on the Farm) – Each day, teachers plan fun, interactive activities promoting literacy, math, writing and learning. What makes Summer on the Farm a unique experience are the many enrichment programs offered. In the morning, school-age summer campers select either “Rock & Roll for Kids”, Zumba, gymnastics, golf, yoga, engineering or culinary classes. In the afternoon following lunch, the choices change to gardening, sports, art or nature/science classes.
Madison – Ages 6weeks – Grade 5   PH: 608-845-3245   Hickory Hill Academy

Hoofbeat Ridge – Girls 7-12 and boys 7-9 are offered daily riding lessons, horse-care classes, crafts and sports for day camp. Girls 8-15 are offered English or Western lessons daily for resident camp, plus many other activities.
Mazomanie – Ages 7-12 (Day) 8-15 (Overnight)   PH: 608-767-2593 Hoofbeat

Horse Lover’s Kids can advance their riding skills, expand their knowledge and enjoy riding with friends.
Verona – Ages 8+   PH: 608-833-3635 La Fleur Stable’s

ICE Chem Camps – Participants engage in chemistry and engineering problems and hands-on activities.
MadisonGrades 5-8  PH: 608-262-3033 ICE Chem

Imagine Academy – Is an after school camp serving children and youth in grades K-8 enrolled in the Stoughton school district. Their services focus on building confidence, strength and friendships and officer flexible scheduling and transportation.
Stoughton – Grades K-8 – Email:
Imagine Academy – Stoughton

Infinity Martial Arts – Waunakee – Martial Arts training designed to educate students on performance and practical training in a fun and safe environment. We provide an educational and high energy experience emphasizing physical skills along with valuable life skills.
Waunakee – Ages 4+    PH: 608-850-7700   Infinity

Kehl School of Dance – Classes are offered in a wide variety of dance genres for all ages, even adults.
Madison, Middleton, Waunakee – Ages 2+   PH: 608-819-6501 Kehl Dance

Keva Sport Center – From “My First Sports Camp” for your youngest athletes (ages 3-6) to Golf Camps, Basketball Camps and Volleyball Camps for your older kids. Your child will enjoy sports such as soccer, basketball, dodgeball or other team games. Field trips may include excursions to Vitense Golf Land, Fast Foward Skate Center or other local attractions!
Madison – Ages 3-15  PH: 608-662-7529 Keva

Kids Junction Summer Adventure Camp Sr. – Program rotates through area locations each week for staff-led programming, such as crafts, sports, games, and going to challenging or thrilling field trips!
Madison (west) – Grades 5-8  PH: 608-535-8265  Kids Junction Summer Camp

Lake Waubesa Bible Camp – Campers will build relationships, and be shepherd on their spiritual journey.
McFarland – Grade K-10  PH: 608-838-3335 Bible Camp

Legacy Academy – Legacy Academy Activity Center’s indoor playground facility in Fitchburg. Children may be enrolled for a single day or up to several weeks.
Fitchburg – Ages 7-12 PH: 608-270-9977 Legacy Academy

MSCR – Camps focusing on arts, sports, outdoors, enrichment and all-around fun.
Madison – Ages 3 – 9th Grade  PH: 608-204-3000 MSCR

MSCR Middle School Camps – Camps focusing on arts, sports, outdoors, gardening and STEM.
Madison  – Grades 6-9  PH: 608-204-3000 MSCR

Madison’s B.E.S.T Summer Camp (Black Belt America) – Camp provides an all-inclusive atmosphere where children thrive and grow emotionally! Every day is something new! From karate classes and swimming to arts & crafts, movies, field trips, and more, we’ll give your kids a summer to remember!
Madison – Ages 5-12  PH: 608-843-9222  Black Belt America

Mathnasium – Will provide one-on-one instruction and teach math using the Mathnasium Method (TM) teaching math “in a way that makes sense to kids.”
Madison (East & West) – Grades 1-12  PH: 608-472-4100 Mathnasium

Monroe Street Arts – MSAC is a welcoming, inclusive environment where we come together to learn, make, and share music and art. We cultivate a team of caring instructors who are first-rate artists and musicians, and create outlets for artistic expression through recitals, exhibits, and outreach opportunities.
Madison – Ages 3-14  PH: 608-232-1510 Monroe Street Arts

Neighborhood House Community Center – Whether your child loves running around at the park, expressing themselves artistically, or exploring the city of Madison, they will feel at home at our summer camp.
Madison – Ages 7-12 PH: 608-255-5337  Neighborhood House Camp

Neighborhood House Community Center – Neighborhood House Community Center has revamped our summer enrichment programming for teens and will provide a free 9-week camp that explores the role of community in the outdoors, local area art, and cooking. This opportunity is available to students entering 9th-12th grades.
Madison – Grades 9-12   PH: 608-225-5337  Neighborhood House

Robotics STEM Camps – Daily field trips, planned camp activities and group games.
Middleton – Grades 2-8  PH: 608-831-6479 BadgerBOTS

Smokey Hollow Day Camp – Campers will enjoy swimming pond with sand beach, giant water inflatables, jumping pillow, trikes, mini-golf and more. Weekly themes, hands-on activities, team building, and field trips.
Lodi – Ages 5-14  PH: 608-635-4805 Smokey Hollow

Spartan Day Camp – Daily field trips, planned camp activities and group games.
McFarland – Ages 5-12  PH: 608-438-3003 Spartan Day Camp

Spartan Teen Day Camp – Spartan Day Camp will offer the tools for your teen to gain independence, try new things and meet new people.
McFarland  – Grades 7-9  PH: 608-438-3003  Spartan Teen Day Camp

Stellar Tech Girls – Stellar Tech Girls is an empowering STEM camp for girls and non-binary kids. Stellar Tech Girls have a blast exploring science and engineering.
Madison – Ages 9-14  PH: 847-363-9781   Stellar Tech Girls

Stoughton Youth Center (Drop-in program 12-4pm) – To support and encourage youth in the areas of academics, career exploration, college preparation and leadership development.
Stoughton – Grades 5-8   PH: 608-877-9980 Stoughton Area Youth Center

Studio Dansu – Studio Dansu includes group classes and day camps that showcase different aspects of performing arts education, but also include arts and crafts, and many other fun activities for the Summer!
Madison – Ages 3-18  PH: 608-445-3556    Studio Dansu

Summer at the Edge – Academic Camp Themes include: Aviation, Cooking, Photography, Scrapbooking & Knitting; Athletic Camps include: basketball, dance, dodgeball, football, soccer, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, & tennis
Madison (Edgewood HS) – Grades 1-10  PH: 608-257-1023 Edgewood HS

Summer Discovery – Campers will be working in our Science laboratories and Technology Makerspace, participants will gain a conceptual understanding of how technology, science, and nature interrelate. With a variety of theme weeks for each age group, kids can learn about Biology through bugs and bacteria; Technovation with robots and drones; Sport Science; Art and more!
Waunakee – Grades K-8  PH: 608-850-6000 Summer Discovery

Swift Nature Camp – Campers have fun with over 50 land and water activities while increasing a child’s appreciation for nature.
Minong – Ages 6-17  PH: 715-466-5666 Swift Nature Camp

Swim & Gym Camp – Enjoy swimming, gymnastics, basketball, soccer, tennis, karate, field trips, and much more at Swim&Gym Summer Camp! In addition to sports, campers also get to experience a new theme each week of camp.
Madison – Ages 5-13  PH: 608-831-6829 Swim&Gym

The Little Gym-Middleton – Combining fun physical activity, games, and arts & crafts. Weekly Themes like Neat Ninjas, Pirates, Pajama Party and Color and Castles with fun activities that change daily.
Middleton – Ages 3-12  PH: 608-836-3028 The Little Gym

UW Rec Well – Campers can explore Lake Mendota on kayaks with Outdoor UW, learn how ice cream is made at Babcock Hall Dairy Store, and go for a strike in the lanes at Union South.
Madison – Ages 5-12  PH: 608-262-9398 UW Rec Well

Viking Day Camp – Featuring science, natural wonder, independence and exploration.
Stoughton – Grades K-6 (Entering)  PH: 608-438-3002 Viking Day Camp

WCATY– Offers an array of day and residential precollege academic summer programs for students finishing Grades 1-12.
Madison – Grades 1-12 (completed)  PH: 608-890-3260 WCATY

Wisconsin Lions Camp – The Wisconsin Lions Camp is dedicated to providing quality camp experiences for Wisconsin youth and adults with disabilities.
Rosholt –  Ages 6-17    PH: (877) 463-6953 
Summer Camp – various dates
Epilepsy Camp – Check website for dates

Wisconsin Youth Company –  Includes hands-on projects, outdoor play, field trips, swimming & more.
Madison – Ages 5-15  PH: 608-276-9782 Wisconsin Youth Company

WI Youth Company Middle School UA fun and safe environment to stay active, build new friendships, learn skills and develop new interests
Madison  – Grades 6-9  PH: 608-276-9782  WI Youth Company Middle School Camp

YMCA – Camp, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends.
Various Locations – Ages 1-14  PH: 608-906-8648 YMCA

Youth Entrepreneur – Our Youth Entrepreneur Camps teach kids how to start a business using their talents and passions to solve problems, earn money and make a difference.
Madison Ages 9-14  PH: 608-332-9836 e-Seedling

Young Rembrandts – Young Rembrandts teaches children the technical skills of drawing, the basis of all visual arts, in a fun and nurturing setting.
Various Locations Ages 6-12  PH: 888-608-6080 Young Rembrandts

Young Writers Camp – Participants write daily led by Greater Madison Writing Project Fellows and experienced teachers of writing.
Various Locations Grades 3-8 (entering)  PH: 608-263-5140 Young Writers

All About Me: A strength-based portfolio – A format you can use to develop a portfolio.
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Community Outreach Wisconsin – The website of Community Outreach Wisconsin offers information on a variety of trainings, conferences, and organizations of interest to families and service providers.

Fostering Self-Determination among Children and Youth with Disabilities – A resource about fostering self-determination among children and youth with disabilities.

Four Easy Questions – We have designed The Four Questions exercise to help families, groups and organizations to get out of the trap of negative thinking. For example, an organization we work with kept asking the people they work with to tell them what was wrong, so they could improve. But the people told them everything was really OK. They knew some things weren’t right. We suggested they ask a new set of questions.
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In Control Wisconsin – An organization that provides information on Sef-determination and self-directed employment.

Inclusion Press – Resources and materials related to person centered planning and inclusion.

Kids Together – A listserv for individuals interested in inclusive education – Discussions dedicated to sharing and discovering solutions for educating children with disabilities in general education classes. How to use technology, adaptations and modifications to make general education classrooms accessible to all children.

Pacer Center’s Person Centered Planning – PACER (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights) resource for Person Centered Planning on their website.

Planning for the Future – Planning for the Future: A Person-centered Planning Tool
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Signs of An Inclusive School – How can you tell if a school is truly inclusive? This short handout provides ideas and examples of what to look for.
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Solution Circles – Getting Unstuck: A Creative Problem-solving tool
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Stength-based Portfolio – A description of portfolios as a planning tool.
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The Center for Human Policy – A Syracuse University based policy, research, and advocacy organization involved in the national movement to insure the rights of people with disabilities. Since its founding, the Center has been involved in the study and promotion of open settings (inclusive community opportunities) for people with disabilities.

Community Outreach Wisconsin – The website of Community Outreach Wisconsin offers information on a variety of trainings, conferences, and organizations of interest to families and service providers.

Dane County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) – ADRC provides information to the general public about services, resources, and programs in areas such as: disability and long-term care related services and living arrangements, health, adult protective services, employment and training for people with disabilities, transportation, home maintenance and nutrition. ADRC staff will provide help to connect people with those services and to also apply for SSI, Foodshare, and Medicaid as needed. Phone: 608-240-7400

Dane County Department of Human Services – Dane County Department of Human Services contracts with Family Support & Resource Center to provide services.

The ARC Wisconsin – Organization promotes and protects human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports full inclusion in the community.

The ARC Dane County – The ARC works to create opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to reach their full capacity.

Who Are Your Legislators? – This website can help you find the name and contact information for your federal and state legislative representatives.

Who Is Your Dane County Board Supervisor – Links on this website will help you identify and communicate with your elected county board representative.

Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (WBPDD) – The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (WBPDD) was established to advocate on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities, foster welcoming and inclusive communities, and improve the disability service system.

Wisconsin Council for Children with Long-term Support Needs – This Governor-appointed council is charged with making recommendations regarding Wisconsin’s system of supports for children with disabilities, birth to age 21.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services – Wisconsin Department of Health Services oversees a variety of funding programs for children with developmental disabilities.

Wisconsin Wayfinder: Children’s Resource Network – Wisconsin Wayfinder supports families of children with delays, disabilities, special health care needs, and mental health conditions.
Wisconsin Wayfinder

Birth to 3 Connections – Birth to 3 Connections serves families with children who have developmental delays and disabilities who reside in Dane County outside of the Madison Metropolitan School District. Phone: 608-273-3232

Birth to Three Bridges – The Birth to Three Program provides therapy and services to infants and toddlers meeting the 25% delay eligibility requirements. For families living within the Madison School District, services are provided through the Birth to Three Program based at Family Services. Phone: 608-252-1320

IEP Checklist for Parents – Things to think about before your next IEP meeting.
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Madison Partners for Inclusive Education – Madison Partners is a group of parents and professionals who advocate for inclusive education in the Madison Metropolitan School District. The group provides training and information to families of children around special education issues.

Signs of An Inclusive School – How can you tell if a school is truly inclusive? This short handout provides ideas and examples of what to look for.
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Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

  • Parents can request either a facilitated IEP team meeting or mediation through Wisconsin Special Education Mediation Systems (WSEMS). The services of WSEMS are free of charge. More information about WSEMS can be found at
  • Anyone may file a state special education complaint with DPI. More information about complaints, including a model form you may use to file a complaint, is available at
  • Parents have the right to request a due process hearing in writing whenever there is a dispute over the district’s proposal or refusal to initiate or change their child’s special education. Information about ho to request a due process hearing is available at

Here are links to some additional resources regarding special education you might find helpful now or in the future.

  • For information about federal and state special education laws, check out CESA publication Special Education in Plain Language
  • The Wisconsin Statewide Parent/Educator Initiative (WSPEI) provides support to parents of children with disabilities and their families, free of charge. WSPEI helps schools and families to understand and communicate about special education issues. You may reach them at 1-877-844-4925. Their website is
  • Wisconsin FACETS provides support to parents and families with issues and concerns regarding special education, free of charge. Their telephone number is 1-877-374-0511, and their website is
  • Disability Rights Wisconsin is Wisconsin’s federally-mandated protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities of all ages. Their website is

ACCESS to Independence – ACCESS can demonstrate the use of devices that can eliminate barriers and improve independence. Many items can be loaned, free of charge, for up to three weeks.

FSRC Equipment Exchange – Do you have a piece of equipment that your child has outgrown and you’d like to sell or give away to another family? Are you looking for a particular item for your child?

Great Lakes Loan Closets – The mission of Great Lakes Loan Closets is to provide a directory of organizations that lend medical equipment for minimal or no cost.

Home Health United – Home Health United offer home medical equipment and supplies to assist patients and caregivers with treatments and care; and to increase mobility, safety, independence and comfort.

J&B Medical Supply – J & B Medical carries a complete line of home medical supplies and MA covered incontinence products. Phone: 866-674-5850

Are you looking for medical equipment to borrow? Do you have medical equipment that you no longer need and would like to give it to another family? Katie’s Kloset and Kindred Kids lends equipment and takes donations. Some examples include bath chairs, manual wheelchairs, canes, gait trainers, standers, activity chairs, feeding equipment and more!
Katie’s Kloset
Kindred Kids

National Seating & Mobility – National Seating & Mobility provides customized wheelchairs and adaptive seating systems for individuals who have been diagnosed as having a permanent or long-term loss of mobility due to trauma, physical abnormality, structural defect or disease.


Appealing a Medicaid or BadgerCare Denial – What you need to know about appealing a Medicaid or BadgerCare Denial.
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BadgerCare Plus – BadgerCare Plus is a health care program for children under 19 years of age and families in Wisconsin, offering free or low-cost health care coverage.

Employment Resource, Inc. – Employment Counseling. Call 608-246-3444 or visit

Introduction to: HealthCheck and HealthCheck Other Services
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Katie Beckett – The Katie Beckett Program is a special eligibility process that allows certain children with long-term disabilities, mental illness, or complex medical needs, living at home with their families, to obtain a Wisconsin ForwardHealth Medicaid card.

Medicaid Fact Sheets – Family Voices provides easy to understand information about Medicaid’s non-emergency transportation benefit and how to get a ride to a medical appointment.

SS and SSI Benefit Information – Access benefit verification, payment history, and earnings for SSI and Social Securty.

SSI – Information on Supplemental Security Income (SSI), a Federal income supplement program.

SSI – Learn how SSI is impacted when an 18 year old contributes to household expenses SSI Household Expense

SSI-E – Information about the Exceptional Expense Supplement for Members of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in Wisconsin.

The Marketplace and Young Adults – Resources on health coverage for young adults


Advocacy and Benefits Counseling for Health (ABC for Health) – ABC for Health is a nonprofit public interest law firm dedicated to ensuring health care access for children and families, particularly those with special needs or who are at risk. Assist with counseling on application or appeals process for many public benefits programs. Offer legal consultation and representation when informal advocacy and health benefits counseling fails to resolve a problem. Services include Health Benefits Counseling, Legal Services for Health Care Financing, Covering Kids and Families MAP Projects, Professional Training and Consultation, Public Information Services, Health System Research and Advocacy. Phone: 608-261-6939 or 1-800-585-4222 – Spanish speaker, use ext. 220

Case Mediation Program – The Case Mediation Program is sponsored by the Dane County Bar Association. Volunteer attorneys mediate civil and family law cases (financial issues only) filed in Dane or Columbia County Circuit Courts through voluntary or court ordered mediation. Phone: 608-848-1477

Community Justice Incorporated – Community Justice Incorporated provides a broad range of civil legal services, including Family, Landlord/Tenant, Disability, Land Use, Mental Health, Employment, Education, Consumer/Credit, Environmental, Child Welfare, and Discrimination. Criminal representation comes through Public Defender appointments only (no referrals or walk-ins for criminal defense). Phone: 608-204-9642

Consumer Law Clinic – Consumer Law Clinic handles individual and class action lawsuits in state and federal court covering a variety of consumer protection issues, including misrepresentation and fraud, credit scams, predatory lending, unfair debt collection practices and “fringe banking” abuses by rent-to-own and payday loan companies. Assistance in filling out forms related to the case. Students also join volunteer attorneys to staff a free, drop-in legal clinic for homeowners facing foreclosure. Foreclosure Assistance Helpline: 608-263-9574, Law Clinic Phone: 608-263-6283

Immigration Affairs of Dane County – Providing accessible services to the immigrant and refugee community in Dane County through case management, outreach, and advocacy.  Click to Download

Lawyer Hotline – Maybe all you need is general legal information or an answer to a simple legal question, such as how to file in small claims court. LRIS will make an appointment for a lawyer to call you back, free of charge, within a few days to briefly discuss your question with you. Phone: 1-800-362-9082 or Dane County: 608-257-4666

Legal Action of Wisconsin – Legal Action of Wisconsin provides free legal services to low-income people. Priority practice areas and special projects include: Benefits and Health Programs, Family Law, Housing Law, Licenses, Criminal Records & Employment, Senior LAW (60 and over), Migrant Farmworkers, Social Security and the Disabled Offenders Economic Security DOES Project. Must got to web site for intake times and days. Phone: 608-256-3258

Rise Law Center (Centro de la Ley) – Handles all types of family law and immigration law services for Spanish speaker. Phone: (608) 256-1015 or Email:

How to File for Adult Guardianship – Forms and Procedures for Petitioning for Adult Guardianship
Dane County Clerk of Courts

Guardianship of Adults: A Decision Making Guide – This handbook provides an overview of guardianship of adults in Wisconsin who meet the standards for a finding of incompetence, alternative ways of providing decision-making support, and ways to tailor guardianships to individual needs.

Guardianship Support Center (GSC) – The Wisconsin Guardianship Support Center (GSC) is a statewide resource for information about guardianship-related issues. Phone: 855-409-9410

Supported Decision-Making – From Wisconsin Guardianship Support Center of the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resource, Inc.
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Supported Decision-Making  –  From Disability Rights Wisconsin
Disability Rights WI

Supported Decision Making for Transition Age Youth – Fact Sheet from Family Voices of Wisconsin
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FAQ: Supported Decision-Making – Frequently Asked Questions about Supported Decision-Making
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The Arc Dane County – Guardianship and Financial Planning, how special needs trust and ABLE accounts work together.

ABLE Account Handout

ABLE Account – Six Steps to Setting up your ABLE Account in Wisconsin
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ABLE Account – Good information on setting up your ABLE Account

Comparison Chart – ABLE Account, Special Needs and Pooled Trust Comparison Chart
Johnson Teigen Attorneys at Law

Advance Directives Forms for Living Wills and Power of Attorney – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has Advance Directive forms available online. The forms available are: Declaration to Physicians (Wisconsin Living Will), Power of Attorney for Health Care, Power of Attorney for Finance and Property, and Authorization for Final Disposition.

3/21 Estate and Financial Planning for Families with Special Needs, by Carrie Waters Schmidt, Financial Planner, and Dera Johnsen-Tracy, Estate Planning Attorney, Recording of Zoom presentation: (Passcode – 6l2.Y9&?)
Financial Planning for Special Needs- Slides; 2021_SNT_ABLE_comparison; ABLE Uses

Estate Planning for the Disabled Beneficiary  –  Wills, Trusts, including Special Needs Trusts, and Power of Attorney (with a hint of Guardianship)
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Future’s Planning -Planning ahead can help guide a person with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD) to lead a good life as independently as possible. A plan is important throughout all stages of life and especially in the future after the parent or caregiver is no longer able to provide support Future Planning

MMSD Guide to Transition Services – For Students with 18-21 Year Old Transition Needs & Their Family Members
young adult guardianship


Adaptation & Modification (A&M) Project – The Adaptation and Modification (A&M) Project is run by Responsive Solutions, Inc and Dane County Human Services. The goal of this project is to create safe and appropriate environments, which ensure an individual’s continued participation in community life.

Community Action Coalition – Housing resource and referral at offices of Joining Forces for Families (JFF)

Community Development Authority (CDA) – Madison Housing Authority provided housing assistance to low income resident though the management of programs such as Low Rent Public Housing and the Housing Voucher Program – Section 8.   Phone: 608-266-4675

Dane County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) – May have information about housing.   Phone: 608-240-7400

Fair Housing Council – Promotes fair housing by combating illegal housing discrimination and creating and maintaining racially and economically integrated housing patterns.

Emergency Assistance Grant (EA) – Grants to help with either security deposit (if homeless) or eviction prevention monies. The amount of grant depends upon household size, must have minor children, and must be under income and asset limit.  Apply at the Job Center, 1819 Aberg Avenue in Madison or online at Emergency Assistance Grant Phone: (608) 242-7458

Habitat for Humanity of Dane County – Apply for a home.

Habitat for Humanity of Dane County – Home Repair Program

Habitat for Humanity Restore – Working in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dane County, the Habitat ReStore sells donated building materials to the general public for up to 75% off retail price.

Housing Navigation Services – Searchable vacancy list that is updated weekly

Movin Out – Access to home ownership opportunities for people with disabilities and their families.

Neighborhood Law Clinic (UW Law School) – The Neighborhood Law Clinic provides legal information, representation, and referrals in areas of landlord-tenant issues, workers’ rights, and public benefits. Phone: 608-261-1943 or 608-265-2441

Project Home – Improving the quality and affordability of housing for all low- to moderate-income individuals and families in Dane and Green Counties through assistance with home repairs, modifications, weatherization.

Tenant Resource Center – The Tenant Resource Center cannot give legal information; however an Attorney Referral List is available. Housing counseling/information/referrals for Wisconsin landlords’ and tenants’ rights and responsibilities provided. Phone: 608-257-0006, Help Desk: 608-242-7406, Mediation Service: 608-257-2799

The Logan James Herr Foundation – Provides free labor and materials for home accessibility modifications for families of children with disabilities.

IRIS/Family Care/Partnership
Contact the Dane County Aging and Disability Center (ADRC) for Enrollment Counseling, 608-240-7480 or 608-240-7400.
Dane County ARDC

The IRIS agencies available to families in Dane County include:

  1. The Management Group (TMG),
  2. Connections,
  3. Progressive Community Services,
  4. First Person Care Consultants,

Family Care agencies include:

  1. My Choice  / Care Wisconsin,
        • For Persons already enrolled in FamilyCare – Member Rights Specialist – Ph: 608-245-2448
  2. Community Care,

Partnership agencies includes:

  1. My Choice Wisconsin,
  2. iCare Partnership,
      • For Persons already enrolled in iCare – Member Rights Specialist – Ph: 414-231-1076

For more information on related resources contact: – – – Family Care/IRIS Transition

Calming Cuts – Calming Cuts strives to make haircuts accessible to everyone! We team up with family and therapists, create a routine, and come to you for a more therapeutic and sensory friendly hair cutting service. Phone: 608-354-2092

Catalyst – Phone: 608-238-8119

Community Living Alliance – Phone: 608-242-8335

Endearment Unlimited – Endearment Unlimited is an in-home service provider offering support and care that are specifically personalized and tailored to meet the care needs of our clients. Our exceptional services will add value to each client’s life, and in the process, offer peace of mind to his or her loved ones. Phone: 608-807-0408

Eternity HomeCare – 14 Ellis Potter Court, Site 103B, Madison WI 53711. Phone: 608-251-CARE (2273)

Maxim Health Care – Phone: 608-232-1000

SoSiab Care – SoSiab Care provides personal care services to MEDICAID recipients of all ages and backgrounds residing in Dane County and the surrounding counties. Phone: 608-244-1160

Tongxeng Personal Home Care – 1402 Greenway Cross, Suite 202, Madison, WI 53713. Phone: 608-271-5800

ABC for Health – ABC for Health: health benefits advocacy for families
ABC for Health.

Access to Independence, Inc. – Access to Independence (ATI) is a non-profit, consumer controlled resource center that provides an array of services to people of all ages with all types of disabilities in Dane, Columbia, Green and Dodge counties in south-central Wisconsin.

Allison Smith Foundation – The Allison Smith Foundation supports family-centered fun and recreation. Through special events and partnerships with local hotels, the Foundation provides families affiliated with Family Support & Resource Center with weekend getaways and financial assistance for recreational equipment or fun family activities.
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Arc-Dane County – Arc-Dane County: advocacy and support for individuals with disabilities in Dane County and their families

Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin – “The local voice of autism.” ASGM is an organization for families affected by autism and the professionals who support them. Information and referral, meetings, workshops, social group, quarterly newsletter.

CLTS Appeals – How to file an Appeal – This is a step-by-step guide through the whole process — from asking for a hearing all the way through the hearing itself.

Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs – Information & resources, parent connections. Waisman Center, Madison WI.

Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs – Regional Centers – SouthEast Region – Children’s Hospital Milwaukee -1-800-234-5437; Southern Region – Waisman Center, Madison – 1-800-532-3321

Community Outreach Wisconsin – The website of Community Outreach Wisconsin offers information on a variety of trainings, conferences, and organizations of interest to families and service providers.

Disability Advocates Wisconsin Network (DAWN) – DAWN is a statewide grassroots cross-disability network of people who care about disability issues. Resource for advocacy information and email alerts on statewide issues affecting people with developmental disabilities.

Disability Rights Wisconsin, Inc. (DRW) – Statewide protection and advocacy agency, providing legal consultation and advocacy to parents and individuals with disabilities (formerly called Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy).

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin – The Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin and Jacob’s Fund are working in partnership on behalf of all special children, their families and communities, to educate, empower, strengthen and support wherever there is a need.

Empowered Caregiver Community – “The Empowered Caregiver Community is here to uplift caregivers through education and support while also lifting up their invaluable role in society”  Empowered Caregiver Community

Family Voices – A network of parents, families, and advocates of children with disabilities and special health care needs which focuses on working with partners to support the voice of families to inform and influence public policy on behalf of children and families.

Grandparents & Other Relatives as Parents Program – The Grandparents & Other Relatives as Parents Program at the Rainbow Project provides a monthly support and education group, newsletter and other resources to grandparents/relatives who are primary caregivers for a children. Phone:255-7356

Madison Area Down Syndrome Society – Education, advocacy, outreach, and support for individuals with Down Syndrome and their families in the Madison community. Contact at P.O. Box 44796, Madison, WI 53744. Phone: 608-692-7653.

My Kindness Therapy – Therapy and coaching for people doing caregiving work as well as rotating groups and topics for parents. PH: 608-616-0483

National Alliance on Mental Illness -Wisconsin – Family Support Group: 7:00 – 9:00 PM 1st and 3rd Mondays, United Way Building, 2059 Atwood Ave. Phone: 608-249-7188

PACER Center – Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights, a national center based in Minnesota.

People First – People First Wisconsin is a statewide grassroots non-profit self-advocacy organization developed and run by people with disabilities. The local chapter, People First of Dane County, meets on the third Tuesday of each month. Contact Stefanie Primm, 608-219-8178, with questions.

Survival Coalition – Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations works with local organizations, coalitions, consumers, advocates, and families throughout Wisconsin. They are committed to creating a society where people with disabilities are full and equal participants in community life.

Volunteer Wellness Coach, Caring for Myself Program, Catholic Charities – The Caring for Myself Program is recruiting African American primary caregivers of children with development and long-term behavioral challenges to be trained as a wellness coach for the program. The Caregiver volunteer receives $135.00 for each family they serve. Please contact Marian Slaughter at 608-256-2358 or
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Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (WBPDD) – The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (WBPDD) was established to advocate on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities, foster welcoming and inclusive communities, and improve the disability service system.

Wisconsin FACETS – Wisconsin Family Assistance Center for Education, Training & Support, Inc. (WI FACETS) provides individual assistance to parents of children receiving special education services and provides advocacy, information and referral, workshops, support groups, and parent leadership development. Phone: 1-877-374-4677

Wisconsin Family Ties (WFT) – WFT is a statewide, nonprofit organization run by families for families that include children and adolescents with social, emotional or behavioral challenges. They provide information, support, advocacy, and individual assistance to families. Phone: 1-800-422-7145

Wisconsin Legislature – Information about Wisconsin’s elected officials

Behaviors Health Resource Center – (BHRC) is a voluntary person and family centered service designed to help all Dane County residents access behavioral health services in Dane County

Community Outreach Wisconsin – The website of Community Outreach Wisconsin offers information on a variety of trainings, conferences, and organizations of interest to families and service providers.

David Pitonyak – Positive Behavioral Support for individuals with disabilities.

Publications list for David Pitonyak – Publications list for David Pitonyak
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Christian Servants Home Care, LLC – A provider for respite, supportive home care open to new referrals and looking to expand in to Dane County. Christian Servants Home Care, LLC

ComForCare Home Care – By sharing caregiving duties with one of our professionals, family caregivers can take the time to get some much-needed rest and to continue doing the things they enjoy.

Easter Seals – Respite & Camp Recreation – Easter Seals Wisconsin camps (located on 400 acres of wooded land in Wisconsin Dells) offer ten unique programs that accommodate a wide range of abilities while providing a much-needed break for parents and caregivers.

Endearment Unlimited – Endearment Unlimited is an in-home service provider offering support and care that are specifically personalized and tailored to meet the care needs of our clients. Our exceptional services will add value to each client’s life, and in the process, offer peace of mind to his or her loved ones. Phone: 608-807-0408

Fiscal Assistance’s Employer Agent Program – Designed to empower people with disabilities to employ the caregivers of their choice, F.A.’s Employer Agent program eliminates the worry and difficulty of processing payroll, taxes and related paperwork. Phone: 608-846-7058

FW Consulting – Financial Management Services. Mission is to simplify payroll processing, taxes and other administrative functions related to hiring providers for direct care.

Gio’s Garden – Gio’s Garden’s mission as a non-profit organization is to nurture and strengthen families with special needs children (birth to 6 years) by increasing their access to needed services. They provide qualifying families with up to 16 hours of respite care each month.

Imagine Academy – Imagine Academy provides after school and summer camp Respite Monday through Friday. Flexible scheduling and transportation available to accommodate students enrolled in SASD.
Imagine Academy

Maxim Healthcare Services – Team provides comprehensive care and support in the comfort of the home, including respite care, private duty nursing, personal care and skilled home health care. PH: 608-232-1000.

Respite Care Association of Wisconsin – “Respite Care” is care that is provided to a person with special needs, or a person at risk of abuse or neglect, in order to provide temporary relief to the caregiver of that person or when the caregiver is unable to provide care. Our mission is: to promote, support, and expand quality statewide respite care across the lifespan.
Respite Care Assoc of WI

Respite Center – RISE – The Respite Center provides emergency child care and respite for children ages 0-14, parent support, and crisis counseling 7 days a week. The Respite Center is located at 2120 Fordem Avenue, Madison, WI.

Respite ConnectionsThis FREE resource allows family caregivers to submit posts with their specific respite needs and respite providers looking for clients can search for Respite Connections and contact families to find meaningful jobs providing respite care.
Respite Connections

Respite Recruitment – Suggestions for Successful Respite Care Recruitment and Relationships.
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UCP Greater Dane County – The mission of UCP of Greater Dane County is to enrich the quality of life for the people we serve: in their homes; in their communities; and in their life choices. Our Respite Care supports families in reaching out and making personal connections to people within their community to establish care providers for their family member with a disability. Our services help families find, screen and train qualified staff to provide short term services in the family’s home, the respite staff’s home or in the community.

Four B Farm - Sun Prairie

Lifestriders, Inc - Waukesha

Three Gaits, Inc - Stoughton

Victory Ridge Inc - Highland

Waelti Horse Farms - Brooklyn

Aikido of Madison - East Madison

ATA Madison - West Madison

Karate America Professional Schools - Various

Midwest Professional Karate - Deforest

Infinity Martial Arts - Sun Prairie & Middleton

Silver Lining Taekwon-Do - East & West Madison

SuperHero Martial Arts - Madison

Tai'Chi Center of Madison - Downtown Madison

The Academy of Hwa Rang Do - East & West Madison

Villari's Martial Arts Cooperative - Downtown Madison

Appleberry Farm - Cross Plains - Fresh-Picked fruit & vegetables (Summer/Fall). Pumpkins & Hay Rides in the Fall

Carandale Farm - Oregon - PYO or fresh picked apples, grapes, raspberries and strawberries (Summer)

Dane County Farmers Market - Capitol Square, Madison (Spring/Summer)

Door Creek Orchard - Cottage Grove - PYO or fresh picked apples, grapes, pears (Summer/Fall)

Enchanted Valley Acres - Cross Plains - Pumpkins, corn maze, play area

Eplegaarden Orchard - Fitchburg - PYO or Fresh picked Apples, Raspberries & pumpkins (Fall)

Eugsters Farm Market - Oregon - Year round seasonal events

Fantasy in Lights - Madison - Drive through light display (Nov-Jan)

Green's Pleasant Springs Orchard - Stoughton - PYO or fresh picked fruits & vegetables (Fall)

Mad-City Ski Team - Madison (End of May - Early Sept)

Madison Mallard's Baseball - Madison (Summer)

Madison Capitols Hockey - (Fall - Spring)

Schuster's Farm - Deerfield - Pumpkins, corn maze, haunted forest, barnyard (Fall)

The Tree Farm - Cross Plains - PYO Vegetables, herbs and flowers (July-Oct). Cut your own Christmas Tree (December)

Open Play

Badger Gymnastics - Madison, Waunakee

Fast Forward Roller Skating - Madison

Gymfinity - Fitchburg

Legacy Academy - Fitchburg

Madison Turners - Madison

Madtown Twisters - West Madison

Middleton Gymnastics - Middleton

PlayN Wisconsin - Middleton

Prairie Kids Club - Sun Prairie

Sky Zone - Madison

The Little Gym - Middleton

Urban Air Adventure Park - Madison

Warner Park Community Rec Center - Madison

Waunakee Village Center - Waunakee


Badger Gymnastics Academy - Madison, Oregon, Waunakee

Bike Equity - Madison

Boulders Climbing Gym - Madison

Farrell's -- Down to Box - Fitchburg

Fishing Had No Boundaries, Inc. - Hayward

Forward Athletics - Fitchburg

Fury Athletics of Madison - Cheerleading - Madison

GiGi's Playhouse - Madison

Gymfinity - Fitchburg

MSCR - Various Locations

Madison Ice Inc - Madison

Madison Inferno Volleyball Club - Middleton

Madison Turners - Madison

Madtown Twisters - Madison

Miracle League of Dane County - Dane County

Playpen Sports Academy - Madison

Special Olympics - Madison

Synergy Dance - Madison

The Little Gym - Middleton

TOPSoccer - Various

West Madison Challenger Little League - Madison

YMCA of Dane County - Various Locations


Diventures Swim - Fitchburg

Dolphin Swim Academy - Madison

Goldfish Swim School - Fitchburg

Harbor Athletic Club - Middleton
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Little Strokes Swim Academy - Waunakee

Swim West Swim School - Madison

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FUNE Grupo de Apoyo Educacion – Para mas informacion llame: Lilliam Post 608-661-3512.

Asuntos de inmigración del Condado de Dane – Proporcionar servicios accesibles a la comunidad de inmigrantes y refugiados en el condado de Dane a través de la gestión de casos, la divulgación y la promoción. Click to dowload

Know Your Rights (Conocer tus Derechos) – Click to download

La Epilepsia – La Fundacion para la Epilepsia se asegura de que las personas que tienen crisis de epilepsia (tambien conocidos como ataques o convulsiones) puedan participar en todas las experiencias de la vida, a travos de la prevencion, control y cura de la epilepsia, mediante la investigacion, la educacion, la defensa y los servicios.

Perspectiva General de la Agencia – Family Support and Resource Center, Agency Overview brochure
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Privacidad de la Informacion – Privacy of Information policy
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Procedimiento De Quejas Formales E Informales – Complaint & Grievance Procedure
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Rise Law Center (Centro de la Ley) – Handles all types of family law and immigration law services for Spanish speaker. Phone: (608) 256-1015 or Email:

Documentos Informativos de CLTS (CLTS FACT SHEETS):

  1. Programa de Apoyo a Largo Plazo para Niños Introducción y descripción generalLong-Term Support Program for Children Introduction and Overview Click to download
  2. Programa de Apoyo a Pargo Plazo para Niños ¿Mi hijo es elegible para el programa de exención para CLTS? -Is my child eligible for the CLTS program?Click to download
  3. Programa de Apoyo a Largo Plazo para Niños Completar una evaluación funcional -CLTS Complete a Functional AssessmentClick to download
  4. Programa de Apoyo a Largo Plazo para Niños Qué esperar después de que se determina que un niño es elegible -CLTS What to Expect After A Child Is Determined To Be EligibleClick to download
  5. Programa de Apoyo a Largo Plazo para Niños Desarrollando el Plan Individual de Servicios de su Hijo -CLTS Developing Child’s ISPClick to download
  6. Programa de Apoyo a Largo Plazo para Niños Plan de servicios de su hijo: Creando resultados -CLTS Your Child’s Service Plan: Creating ResultsClick to download
  7. Programa de Apoyo a Largo Plazo para Niños ¿Qué servicios se podrían cubrir? -CLTS What services could be covered?Click to download
  8. Programa de Apoyo a Largo Plazo para Niños Apelando una denegación -CLTS Appealing a denialClick to download

Achieve Abilities – Individualized career coaching and skill development
Achieve Abilities

Advanced Employment – Supported employment services to adults with a range of developmental and physical disabilities, including training, assistance, and support to maintain community job placement.
Advanced Employment

Aging and Disability Resource Center of Dane County (ADRC) – Offers assistance for young adults with disabilities, as early as 17.5 years old, plan for employment, independent living, and post-secondary education.

Department of Public Instruction’s Opening Doors to Self Determination – Department of Public Instruction’s Opening Doors to Self Determination handbook: Planning for Life after High School.
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Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) – The DVR’s mission is to obtain, maintain and improve employment for people with disabilities by working with VR consumers, employers and other partners.

Employment Resource, Inc. (ERI) – Employment Counseling, Work and Benefits Counseling, and Ticket to Work. Call 608-246-3444 or visit

Employment Support Options – Employment Support Options
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Independent Living Checklist – Tasks to consider when reviewing post-secondary/transition IEP goals.
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Integrated Transition Planning Series (Family Voices of Wisconsin) – Series includes information on Adult Long-Term Support Programs, Planning for Employment, Transition for Youth with Mental Health Needs, and Youth Fully Participating and Engaged in Their Community.
Integrated Transition Planning Series

Let’s Get to Work! – The Wisconsin Let?s Get to Work project is a five-year, national systems change grant that will lead to improved community employment outcomes for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities in transition.

LOV-Dane – LOV-Dane (Living Our Visions) is a grassroots organization of community members, including individuals with disabilities and their families, committed to building fulfilling, community-centered lives for all citizens.

Pathways to Employment Resource Center (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.

Social Security and Disability Resource Center – The Social Security and Disability Resource Center ( is an informational website that provides answers to questions about how to apply for disability, how to appeal a claim in the event of a denial, how to navigate the federal system, and how to avoid certain mistakes that are commonly made by applicants. The site’s author is a former disability examiner for the social security administration.

Think Possible! – Employment webinar is a four-part employment training series developed to support the goal of working in the community. Families may find the training helpful for understanding competitive integrated employment and how service professionals can help them with this important goal.

WI Dept. of Transportation – Resource for young adults who are getting or have a Wisconsin driver license or ID card.  Click the link below for a form that can be used to list a person’s invisible disability on an ID card, and can be of assistance when approached by law enforcement. The disability information will pop up when the officer scans the ID.
Invisible Disability ID

What’s After High School Virtual Learning Resources_

Madison Area Transport LLC – Transportation company in the CLTS network. Sahal Suley or Mohiyadin Hassan PH: 608-630-6736 or 919-259-5686

Carepool Innovation, Inc – Accessible transportation for everyone. Jeremy Fuelle PH: 833-268-2688

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation LLC (NEMT) – Offers non-emergency medical transportation services in all the communities of the state of Wisconsin. Call Veyo at 866-907-1493 to schedule a ride.

OFS Drive – Free Driver License Program
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Quick Reference: Transportation Provider Options in Dane County – For People with Developmental and Other Disabilities
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