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Youth in Partnership with Parents for Empowerment (Eau Claire)

From site: Outreach

Date: Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm

Duration: 22 hours, 30 minutes

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Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center

5872 33rd Avenue, Eau Claire, WI

Contact: Sara Zwiefelhofer,, phone:715-450-6609

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FREE opportunity for youth (ages 15-20) with disabilities and their parents to learn about the transition process in a unique way!

YiPPE starts at 5:00pm Friday and ends by 3:30pm on Saturday. Participants must attend ALL five sessions.

  • October 23 & 24, 2015
  • December 4 & 5, 2015
  • January 8 & 9, 2016
  • March 4 & 5, 2016
  • April 15 & 16, 2016

Registration deadline is October 8, 2015.

YiPPE assists youth with disabilities to:

  • Learn how to make decisions for themselves
  • Get involved in their school and community
  • Learn about self-advocacy and self-determination
  • Prepare for work and/or college
  • Get to know other youth, make friends and have fun

YiPPE assists parents to:

  • Plan for their youth’s future
  • Learn about transition topics such as; health care, employment, education, inclusion, legislation, and adult services
  • Learn about valuable resources
  • Become part of a network of parents who have youth with disabilities
  • Enjoy time with other parents

Registration, food, overnight stay and resources are paid for with a DPI IDEA Discretionary Grant.

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The Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Outreach Services for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind are part of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division for Learning Support.