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WILC will be participating in the Annual  Arrowhead, Kettle Moraine, Oconomowoc and Pewaukee Special Education Staff invites you to attend: High School and Beyond: Making the Transition on Wednesday, March 11, 2020

WHO: Parents and students in grades 7-12+ receiving special education services within the Arrowhead, Kettle Moraine, Oconomowoc and Pewaukee School Districts.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 6:30-8:00 p.m. fair, 8:00-8:30 p.m. college panel

WHERE: Kettle Moraine High School, 349 Oak Crest Dr. Wales, WI 53183

WHY: There are many options and opportunities available as young people leave the high school setting. It is imperative that you and your child make these contacts now. This event provides you with the opportunity to gather some of that vital information and special requirements.

Three Break-Out Sessions from 8-8:30:

● 1. A panel will form to learn more about post-secondary schools to help you better understand the college application process and what services are offered at UW-Milwaukee, UW-Whitewater, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Waukesha, Marquette, WCTC, MATC, and Mansfield Hall.

●2. A panel will form to learn more about inclusive college experiences for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You will learn about the offerings that individualize services to support students in academics, student housing, social experiences, and practicums/internships offered at the Cutting Edge Program (Madison Edgewood), LIFE Program (University of Whitewater), Shepherd’s College, Bethesda College (Concordia University), and Wisconsin Independent Learning College

● 3. A panel will form to learn more about the process of guardianship and long term services and supports used by individuals with functional limitations and chronic illnesses who need assistance to perform routine daily activities such as bathing, dressing, preparing meals, and administering medications.

WHAT: To explore post-secondary options.

Representatives in attendance will be: ● University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (Center for Students with Disabilities and UW-W LIFE program) ● University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (Project Success) ● University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Accessibility Resource Center) ● Marquette University ● Bethesda College ● Waukesha Area Technical College ● Milwaukee Area Technical College ● Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) ● Shepherd’s College ● Independence First ● Creative Employment Opportunities (CEO) ● Goodwill Industries ● CESA #1 ● Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin ● Care Wisconsin ● Community Care, Inc. ● Curative Care ● Mansfield Hall ● Life Navigators ● ARCh-Association for the Rights of Citizens ● Pantheon Industries ● Paragon ● Opportunities Inc. ● IRIS (Include Respect, I Self-Direct) ● Southeast Regional Center ● The Specific Chiropractic Center ● Wisconsin Water Ski Federation Disabled Division ● ACAP (Adaptive Community Approach Program) ● ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center) ● Employment Options ● Workforce Development Center ● Rogers Memorial ● Able Trek Tours, INC. ● Lake Country Cares Cab ● St. Coletta of Wisconsin ● TMG Wisconsin ● Med Group Home Health Care ● Homes for Independent Living ● ABA of Wisconsin ● YMCA at Pabst Farms ● The Sensory Club ● Zachariah’s Acres ● WSPEI Family Engagement ● Wisconsin Adult Care ● My Choice Family Care ● Project SEARCH Watertown ● Wisconsin Independent Learning College ● ADSSW, Adult Day Services of Southeast Wisconsin ● TriSkill ● DSAW Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin ● Canine Companions for Independence ● Donna Lexa Art Center ● Creative Solutions of Wisconsin ● Cutting Edge: Madison Edgewood College ● Be Green company

Possible agencies are ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center), Community Care, IRIS (Include Respect, I Self-Direct).

CONTACTS: If you have any questions, please contact the following people: *Heidi Hamilton at Arrowhead High School 262-369-3611, ext. 4723 or Hamilton@arrowheadschools.org *Leah Cuda at Kettle Moraine High School 262-968-6273 ext. 8422 or cudal@kmsd.edu *Kristin Staus at Oconomowoc High School 262-560-3100 ext.3410 or Stausk@oasd.org *Jill Thomas at Pewaukee High School 262-691-2100 ext. 5683 or thomjil@pewaukeeschools.org Students are encouraged to attend with their parents and we are looking forward to seeing everyone!

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