Self-Direction Worldwide

InControl Wisconsin Self-Direction

Self-Direction Worldwide: Contrasting Beliefs and their Impact on Practice Lynn Breedlove This paper reviews the evolution of self-direction over the last 25 years, and the variety of self-direction definitions, values, and practices around the world. Hopefully it will enable self-direction advocates to learn from each other and incorporate good ideas from other places in their own self-direction approach. Many definitions …

2019 Self-Determination Conference

InControl Wisconsin Updates

2019 Self-Determination Conference October 14, 2019—October 16, 2019 Kalahari Resort & Convention Center Wisconsin Dells, WI The Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference works to empower people with disabilities in Wisconsin to have more control over their lives. More than 600 people each year participate in the conference to learn more about self-determination and SDS so they can live independently, be members of their …

2018 Self-Determination Conference

InControl Wisconsin Updates

2018 Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference October 29-31 Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells The Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference works to empower people with disabilities in Wisconsin to have more control over their lives. More than 600 people each year participate in the conference to learn more about self-determination and SDS so they can live independently, be members of their communities, and use public funds efficiently. …

Agenda: Aging Empowerment Conference

Peggy Rynearson Updates

AGING EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE, Thursday, June 14 8:30 – 9:45 am: Opening Session/Keynote Address Are Older Adults Still Citizens? Presenter: Dr. Simon Duffy, Director, Centre for Welfare Reform; Secretary, Citizen Network about.me/simonduffy A test of any decent society is how it respects the older generation. Are older people at the center of family and community life, or are they isolated or institutionalized? …

Register for the 2018 Aging Empowerment Conference!

Peggy Rynearson Updates

Registration is now open for the 2018 Aging Empowerment Conference! Click here to register. Do you know an older adult that would like to attend? Take advantage of our special offer: buy one registration, bring an older adult for free! Registration: $150 Older Adults, Direct Care Workers: $95 Older Adult Scholarships are available! Apply by emailing your request to Peggy …

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 …