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Did you know that 2015 is the year to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? 

 

Click here to learn more about celebration events in Wisconsin!

2016 - 7th Annual WIBSA Meeting

Tuesday, June 27th at the Holiday Inn Madison at the American Center

WIBSA members who attended the annual meeting reviewed WIBSA's goals for

2016-17 and 2017-18. An annual report was distributed to members to provide information on membership demographics, financials for the association, and other accomplishments. A vote to update the bylaws was held, and changes were approved.

 

This year's annual meeting included training and discussions on Special Status Medicaid, Working with DVR, Benefits & Advocacy, Benefits Trivia, and the ongoing needs of WIBSA and its committees. 

 

Meeting Agenda
WIBSA Annual Meeting 2017 Agenda.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 381.0 KB
2016-2017 Annual Report
2016-17 Annual Report_Final Version for
Adobe Acrobat Document 931.9 KB
WIBSA Bylaws proposed updates 2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 176.8 KB
Special Status Medicaid
Presentation by Stephanie Drum that includes definitions of Special Status Medicaid programs, and how to apply them to individuals seeking additional income from employment.
Special Status PowerPoint_Stephanie Drum
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.1 MB
Special Status Presentation_charts (1).p
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DVR and WIBSA
Presentation by Lela Yang and Gina Haupt about how Work Incentive Benefit Specialists can successfully work with DVR to support the employment goals of individuals with disabilities.
DVR_WIBSA Presentation.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 643.1 KB
Benefits & Advocacy
Presentation by Erica Moutsopoulos and Ethan Hayes about how to advocate, and how to encourage self-advocacy for individuals with disabilities.
Benefits and Advocacy Presentation.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 599.5 KB