Upcoming Training from the Northern Regional Center
Did You Know? Now You Know! A trainings 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.
Stevens Point:
February 20, 2019 5-7:30 PM
Registration and Dinner start at 5 PM, Presentation begins at 5:30
Portage County Public Library- 1001 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
Register Here:
We are looking to offer this training in the following areas in the Spring as well:
Hayward/LCO: March
Ashland/Bayfield: late April/ early May
A list of the trainings that we offer is available at:

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 Mike Johnson to get connected at:
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:


Aspergers Experts and Resource Panel
Saturday, February 21, 2019
Marshfield Conference Center
8-5 PM
Circles of Life Conference
May 2-3, 2019
Stevens Point Holiday Inn
Circles of Life is Wisconsin’s annual conference for parents and family members who have children with disabilities and professionals who support them.