Seeking Nominations for 2018 Empowerment Awards!

InControl Wisconsin Updates

Seeking Nominations for 2018 Empowerment Awards! Do you know of an exciting Wisconsin agency, organization, program, practice or service that helps older people increase their independence or their control over their lives or services? InControl Wisconsin is seeking nominations for the 2018 Empowerment Awards! See this file for more information.  Nominations, which can be made by filling out this online form, are …

2018 Aging Empowerment Conference: Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

InControl Wisconsin Aging & Empowerment Conference, Conferences, Training

Join Us as a Sponsor or Exhibitor! The 2018 Aging Empowerment Conference: Living a Self-Determined Life focuses on the interconnected relationship between older adults, their caregivers, and the professionals who support them. Together, we’ll explore ways to advance self-determination as the foundation for providing support while empowering older people to retain control of their lives. Find out more about sponsor and exhibitor opportunities: …

Save the Date for the 2018 Aging Empowerment Conference!

InControl Wisconsin Aging & Empowerment Conference, Conferences, Training

Don’t miss the 5th annual Aging Empowerment Conference!  InControl Wisconsin looks forward to hosting two days of hands on learning with international empowerment expert Dr. Simon Duffy.  We will explore how to ensure we are seizing opportunities that impact both policy and community efforts to preserve full citizenship far into the later years of life.  The Aging Empowerment Conference will be held again in 2018 at …

Webinar & Resources: Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

InControl Wisconsin Employment, Online Training, Training

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is A new federal law that is shaping transition and employment services for individuals with disabilities around the country, including Wisconsin. On Jan. 12, 2017, InControl Wisconsin held a webinar to share information about this law and how it affects you or the people you work with.  If you were unable to join us …

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Community Connections

InControl Wisconsin Community, Topics

We believe that the true potential and sustainability for self-directed supports lies within the involvement and expertise of individuals, families and communities.  InControl Wisconsin prioritizes the development and strengthening of peer and family networks across the state, while creating opportunities for people to be contributing members of their communities. Our work is focused on looking at how to connect and …

Long-Term Care Update

ICW Comments to DHS about Long-Term Care Plan in Wisconsin

InControl Wisconsin Long-Term Care, Updates

10/28/15 To: Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services From: In Control Wisconsin Board of Directors Subject: Comments on the new Long Term Care Plan for Wisconsin In Control Wisconsin was formed in 2009 to a) promote the nationally and internationally growing idea that people with disabilities and older adults should have more control over their lives and the long term care …

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Self-Determination for Youth

InControl Wisconsin Topics, Youth

InControl Wisconsin is committed to advancing changes that support people to self-direct at any age.  We believe the skills needed to self-advocate or to advocate for loved ones are best developed as early as possible. InControl Wisconsin offers two areas of support: For Youth and Families Youth and their families are natural leaders in self-determination.  InControl Wisconsin works to empower …