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WIN Distance Learning Health Care Webinars

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Health Care Tool Kit

This Self-directed Health Care Kit is a practical way to help you and your supports set up and prepare for appointments by gathering the needed information ahead of time. It gives you the necessary tools to be prepared and to receive the quality care you deserve at every medical appointment or hospital visit. We hope this kit is useful to you and becomes a part of your health and wellness routine.

This publication was funded by the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (WI BPDD) using federal funds provided under the P.L. 106-402 through a grant authorized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, and the Administration for Children and Families. Additional funding provided by the Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative – Specialized Supportive Services (ADI-SSS) grant authorized by the Administration for Community Living. The information reported herein was compiled pursuant to the State Plan on Developmental Disabilities.

Go With Your Gut

Is It Pain? What to Do, What to Look For

Save My Skin Seminar

Health Highlights For Caregivers of Adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome

WIN Resources

Medication Administration Routes – Resources for safe medication routes including eye drops, eye ointment, ear drops, nasal sprays, respiratory inhalers, patches, and injections.

Community TIES

The “Other” Dual Diagnosis – Part 1 written by Nancy Shook in 2005 for The Wisconsin Psychiatrist Volume 45 Issue 1, p. 10. Part 2 written by Nancy Shook in 2006 for The Wisconsin Psychiatrist Volume 46 Issue 2, p. 5. (Archived)

Community Support to People with Intellectual Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors

Positive Practices and Benefits Chart

Managing Threatening Confrontations Instructional DVD Available for purchase through the Attainment Company.

Crisis Response

The Crisis Response System for People with Developmental Disabilities in Dane County (PDF, August 2003)

Working with the Criminal Justice System: An Introduction to the Criminal Justice Process, Participating Programs, and Resources Available in Dane County
A Report from the Offenders with Developmental Disabilities Work Group (PDF, October 2001 [Updated May 2004])

Crisis, What Crisis?” – Originally appeared in the 1999 TASH Conference Yearbook, “TASH 2000: Our Turn Now”, p. 120-125.

Community Outreach
Wisconsin Brochures

Self Determination

Building on the Dane County Difference

Choices Newsletters

A Quarterly Newsletter about Self-Determination in Dane County, Wisconsin

Recreation Opportunities In and Around Dane County: A guide to accessible recreational opportunities in and around Dane County, Wisconsin

A listing and description of current and past training opportunities offered by Community Training and Consultation

Diversity Fest Cookbook, Vol. 1

Diversity Fest Cookbook, Vol. 2