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WILC School Closure
Effective End of School Day Friday, March 20, 2020

Dear WILC Autism Supporters,

In order to be compliant with Coronavirus COVID-19 State of Wisconsin and US Federal mandates and or recommendations regarding various businesses and school closures, the Wisconsin Independent Learning College, Inc. Board of Directors discussed and sadly voted unanimously 3/18/20 at 5:00 pm to close WILC effective the end of the regular WILC program day, Friday, March 20 until Monday, April 6 or a later date based on the recommendations of WI Governor Tony Evers and all Federal mandates and health recommendations.

Presently Wisconsin K-12 public and private schools, public colleges/universities, and most private schools, restaurants, taverns/bars, resorts, theaters, gyms, and many nonessential retail businesses have closed. Every hour more information is at hand. We were notified that the WI DVR / Department of Workforce Development also recommended discontinuing any community services that we provide our autistic students for Supported and or Customized Employment services.

For your information about Coronavirus COVID-19, go to the Wisconsin Department of Human Services or DHS Health Link:
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/index.htm

Check our Website fat https://www.wisconsinilc.org  for updates for educational and informational resources that may be helpful to families and young adults with autism, caretakers, and other disability supporters.

We are deeply saddened today but do look forward to a healthier spring / summer ahead for all of us and our communities. We are reaching out to each of our student’s families and IRIS Consultants. More educational and program resource information will be provided to all of our families directly. We will answer any and all questions and or concerns to the best of our abilities and provide any suggestions for your student, family or client(s). Please call us at 262-332-7334 to leave a message. Call Terri Johnson, Executive Director at 414-378-1318 for any other info.

Administrative staff will be working part time to continue with various tasks either from WILC or telecommuting.

Sincerely,
The WILC Board of Directors and Terri Johnson, Executive Director, and Staff

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is the disease caused by a virus strain that began spreading in people in December 2019. Health experts are concerned because little is known about this new respiratory virus, and it can cause severe illness and pneumonia in some people.
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What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is the disease caused by a virus strain that began spreading in people in December 2019. Health experts are concerned because little is known about this new respiratory virus, and it can cause severe illness and pneumonia in some people.