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ACAP is a partnership of people who have disabilities and a passion to demonstrate their abilities in the community around them. ACAP is not merely an assemblage of staff and members, but people coming together to work, learn, adapt, and serve the community. We endeavor to build up the larger community and in so doing, discover our valued place within it.
Advancing Choices, Inc. is a private organization committed to assisting young adults with disabilities to move into supportive and uniquely-tailored community living arrangements. Our staff are educated, highly trained and experienced in supporting adults with disabilities to live full, meaningful lives in communities and homes of their choosing.
Bethesda College of Applied Learning provides students with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to turn their dreams of a college education into a reality. Set in the safe, inclusive university environment of Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW), we prepare students for independent adult living by providing them a full range of college and life experiences.
From community-based homes and at-home life skills development, to job placement and coaching, to behavior support, community engagement and day programs, we help people live meaningful and fulfilling lives.
Parents and caregivers can do several things to make oral hygiene and dental visits easier for their autistic kids. Implementing behavioral techniques, using autism-friendly dental products, and seeking out dental professionals with specialized knowledge can all help your child with autism maintain good oral health.
HALO (Helping Autism through Learning and Outreach) is an organization that provides the services of Soma®RPM (Soma-Rapid Prompting Method), an academic program leading towards communication, the expression of reasoning and understanding, more reliable motor skills, and greater sensory tolerance.
IndependenceFirst is Metro Milwaukee’s FIRST resource when people have questions regarding access and disability. We offer over 20 Programs & Services to people with disabilities of all kinds, in all age groups and provide programs on disability awareness, employment tips and access to the general community. Over 50% of our staff, managers and Board have disabilities themselves and this peer approach leads to excellent outcomes.
Social Emotional Learning—or SEL—is the process in which we all develop awareness of our own emotions, how we self-regulate them, and how we use those feelings to connect meaningfully with others. SEL is essential to understand the primary foundation of social emotional learning—interoception.
Improving the quality of life for kids and adults with disabilities in our community. Learn about our comprehensive services and individualized support to ensure safe, happy and healthy lives.
LifeStriders is a non-profit organization that provides life-enhancing, physical and psychological experiences and services, to individuals and families with special needs. Through Equine-Assisted Therapy, children and adults can experience the beneficial physical and mental benefits achieved through the human-horse connection.
Minnesota Independence College & Community (MICC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit vocational and life skills training program for young adults with learning differences and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Using our MICC Curriculum, our students learn in their own apartments, at the grocery store, in the workplace, at restaurants, and on public transportation.
Bringing out the best in everyone through music. Please contact Nancy Dexter-Schabow at (262) 367-6663 with inquiries! Address: 1125 James Dr # 2, Hartland, WI 53029 Phone: (262) 367-6663
Nancy Dexter-Schabow, MMT, MT-BC, WMTR
RPM+ for Autism and Other Disabilities is dedicated to using Soma® Rapid Prompting Method (RPM) to help students connect with their families.
Jackie Dorhorst, RPM Nationally Certified
St. Coletta offers a range of vocational and day programs that focus on the roles that education, employment, and training play in fostering independence and the development of a meaningful life. All of our day programs are open to both residential and non-residential clients, and some choose to customize their schedules by dividing their day between programs.
The Sensory Club located in Pewaukee, WI Serves Our Special Needs Community. As an all-inclusive, welcoming, and accepting club, people of all ages with disabilities can come to feel their best and grow together. Members across the Autism spectrum get to satisfy their sensory needs in a safe, nurturing, and fun environment. We encourage growth and positivity through the use of our unique sensory gym and multi-sensory environments.
Shepherds College is a fully accredited, post-secondary school designed specifically for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Throughout the three years at Shepherds College, students will be equipped to reach Appropriate Independence through the development of vocational, social, and life skills. We offer three, immersive occupational majors: Culinary, horticultural and Technology. Find out which one is right for you! Contact us at: 1805 15th Avenue, Union Grove, Wisconsin, 53182-1597 USA, +1 262-878-5620
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