Did You Know? Now You Know! A training from Family Voices.
“Did You Know? Now You Know!” explains resources and services for children with disabilities and special health care needs from birth through young adulthood. Learn about health insurance and how to best use your benefits, Medicaid and long-term supports. The training is free. Dinner and a resource binder will be provided. 
Weston Pizza Ranch
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
5:30- 7 PM
DYKNYK Flyer Sept 2019 Weston
Register at:
Or call us at 866-640-4106
We can schedule Did You Know, Now You Know training in any of the communities in our 15 county area if there is interest.
Future Dates/Locations:
Hayward- early November 2019
Wisconsin Rapids in late February/ early March 2020. 

Support Parent Training
We are excited to co-sponsor a local training from Parent to Parent of Wisconsin to train more Support Parents. 
October 19, 2019
Wausau Library
9:30 AM-3:30 PM 
Flyer: P2P Support Parent Training Wausau
A list of the trainings that we offer is available at:

Regional Trainings and Statewide Conferences
A Vision for Transition for High School Students
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
CESA 12- Ashland, WI
Youth Transition Conference- Central Wisconsin
Friday, November 8
Mid State Technical College, Wisconsin Rapids
Children Come First Conference
November 11-12, 2019
Wisconsin Dells
Supporting Students with Autism and Beyond
Thursday, March 5, 2020
CESA 12- Ashland, WI
Evidence-based strategies to support emotional and physical regulation, anxiety reduction, and mindfulness.

Ongoing Support Groups and Local Meetings for Parents

Down Syndrome Association of Central Wisconsin hosts several events in the area. More info is at:

Autism Society of Central Wisconsin has a variety of events and opportunities to connect including “tween” activities. Contact them at to get connected. 
Connecting for Kids Sawyer County
2nd Tuesday of the Month at 5 PM
First Lutheran Church
10680 Main St. Hayward, WI 54843

Contact Deb Muskett at for more information
Iron County Parent/Grandparent Support Group
6 PM; 2nd Thursday of the Month
St. Mary’s Parish Hall
404 Iron St. Hurley, WI 54534
Contact Deb Muskett at for more information

PIER– Parents Information and Education Resource also has a variety of events in the Wood county area including Parent Coffees and networking.

WSPEI Calendar of Statewide Conferences and Workshops: