Parenting Connections: Supporting Individuals to Live Full Lives

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Monday, April 23, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Presented by Fil Clissa

 

Supported decision-making is a set of strategies that helps individuals with disabilities have more control over their lives and futures. It involves family and friends working together with individuals to provide support in making complex decisions. Regularly involving young people with disabilities in decision-making will help them to make informed decisions and direct their own lives in adulthood.

 

Fli Clissa is a Senior Program/Policy Analyst at the WI Board of People with Disabilities. She has worked in the disability community for more than 30 years. Her work is focused on providing greater opportunities for people with disabilities to fully participate in community life.

 

Partners: Family Respite Care Services, Family Voices of Wisconsin, CESA 2, Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative (WSPEI), School District of Beloit, Southern Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, Autism Society for South Central Wisconsin, Hedberg Public Library, and Beloit Public Library.

 

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