Fall 2023 Events

We are offering several of our trainings and events this fall in different locations across the region and virtually.

Connect and Share: Health Check Other Services- Opportunities to informally learn more about services and support in your area as well as connect with other families. Refreshments and kids’ activities are available for in-person events. Care Notebooks and other materials will be available. 

  • Wednesday, November 29, 7-8 PM
    • Virtual- you can join via Zoom by phone or video:
      • To join via video: zoom.us/j/7549091421 (If you join the video conference and have trouble with audio or low internet bandwith, you can also join by phone but stay on the video as well.)
      • To join by phone, dial one of these numbers: 1-646-876-9923 or 1-669-900-6833. Enter the Meeting ID when prompted- 7549091421 and #(pound), then # again when prompted for a participant ID
      • Or use “One tap mobile” on your smart phone by just entering the following (including commas): 16468769923,,7549091421#,,#
  • Flyer

Bridging the Gap– The idea of transition may feel overwhelming. This interactive training will help you to decide when to start talking about health care transition and tips for talking with your child, starting at age 12. You will leave with helpful tools and resources and will start a plan for health care transition for your child and family.

  • Monday, December 4, 7-8 PM
    • Virtual: Zoom link will be sent after registration

CARE Series– Learn more about Care Coordination and assemble a Care Notebook to keep your child’s information organized. Additionally, we will design care maps to show others at a glance all the people and resources supporting your child’s development.

  • Tuesday, December 5, 7-8 PM
    • Virtual: Zoom link will be sent after registration

Virtual Flyer English and Spanish

Registration is below. For in person events, a meal is provided so please register each person. 

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Help Families-come work with us

We are hiring for 2 Resource Guides 

Update: the deadline has passed to apply. Stay tuned to meet our new Resource Guides

The Northern Regional Center for Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN), within the Marathon County Health Department, has two, part-time opportunities to join our team. Resource Guides help families and stakeholders in a multi-county area to support children with special health care needs/ disabilities access services and supports. Note, these positions do not need to be located within Marathon County.

  • Resource Guides will be located with a community partner and/or their home.
  • Hours will be approximately 15-20 hours per week and will vary based on need, with some set times to participate in community meetings and other times flexible. Evenings and weekends during peak fall and spring times to support trainings and outreach events are needed.
  • Travel will occur throughout the region for community meetings. Some travel outside of the area to state and regional meetings/conferences will occur on occasion.

IEP Clinic for Families

Saturday, October 8, 2022

9 AM- 12 Noon

Light Breakfast/ Snacks provided

Come learn about the parts of IEP process including the referral process, evaluations, writing the IEP, and revising the IEP. Bring your child’s IEP with you and there will time to also ask questions.

Provided in small groups via zoom by Nelsinia Ramos from WI FACETS:

  • Ashland, Northland Technical College Conference Room 306
  • Rhinelander, Quality Inn
  • Stevens Point, Midstate Independent Living Choices
  • Wausau, Northcentral Technical College