Upcoming events in Oneida County

Connect with other families, gather resources, and learn from our trainings. Don’t have time to attend one of the trainings? Drop in and grab some resources. Contact our office ahead of time if you need specific resources and we will make you a packet. Flyer here


Tuesday, August 10, 2021: come when you can or stay for “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. Topics include Medicaid, Children’s Long-Term Supports, prior authorizations and appealing a Medicaid denial, respite, partnering with your doctor, and more.  A recording of the full training is also on the Family Voices of Wisconsin website here

11 AM- 1 PM Minocqua Park

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Did You Know? Now You Know!

10295 WI-70, Minocqua, WI 54548 

Map: goo.gl/maps/WC3XFXqXMBsktF4t7

 

4:30-7 PM Rhinelander Pioneer Park

5:30-6:30 PM Did You Know? Now You Know!

Pavillion #2 (near the playground)

goo.gl/maps/TrYUqDWwvxWTEgy57


Thursday, August 19, 2021: come when you can or attend the C.A.R.E. Series workshops– Assembling a Care Notebook and Exploring Care Mapping. Assembling a Care Notebook is a short session on how to create a ready resource that contains pertinent information for your child and their caretakers. Exploring Care Mapping lets you design a care map for your family which will serve to show others at a glance all of the people and resources supporting your child’s development.

11 AM- 1 PM Rhinelander Pioneer Park

11:30 AM- 12:30 PM C.A.R.E. Series workshops

Pavillion #2 (near the playground)

goo.gl/maps/TrYUqDWwvxWTEgy57

 

4:30-7 PM Minocqua Park

5:30-6:30 PM C.A.R.E. Series workshops

10295 WI-70

Minocqua, WI 54548 

Map: goo.gl/maps/WC3XFXqXMBsktF4t7


We will have all these events in open-air pavilions with plenty of space to social distance and COVID-19 precautions appreciated. Everyone is welcome but registration for training is appreciated. Gas cards are available for mileage reimbursement if you pre-register. We will need insurance information and you will need to fill out a very brief scholarship form. You can register here. 

Contact us at 715-261-1906 or via email at specialneedsinfo@co.marathon.wi.us to register or questions.

Upcoming Trainings and Conferences

Here are a list of upcoming conferences and trainings. Parents may utilize funds if their child is on the CLTS waiver by contacting their county Support and Service Coordinator. Many conferences offer parent scholarships and we can also assist you in getting to these important events through scholarships for hotel and mileage. 

2021

2022

 

Are You TELE-Ready?

Making the Most of Your Child’s Telehealth Visits
Are You Tele-Ready? is a training to get families comfortable with telehealth visits. We will cover:
• Getting connected
• What you’ll need to “see” the provider
• Steps to take to get ready and tools to help make your visit successful
• Advocating for the best telehealth visits for your child
• Resources to help find low-cost devices and Internet services

When: Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 11:30 – 12:30
Where: Join the session using your computer, iPad or smartphone. We’ll be using Zoom video conferencing or listen using your phone.
Register at: marathonwi.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5jyDwMpB3OyLAwe
After registering, you’ll get a Zoom link and phone number to participate.
Questions: Email Allison at Allison.Lourash@co.marathon.wi.us

4-6-21 Telehealth Training Flyer

Connect & Share

Information from previous sessions

  • Feb 24 at 12:30 PM: Updates from the Northern Regional Center- learn about our favorite new resources. Recording available here:  youtu.be/mpOjlOTUbO0
  • March 10 at 7 PM: Scholl Community Impact Group and Camp Awesum: Learn about the equine programs and other opportunities available in Winchester, WI as well as Camp Awesum Family Camp this summer. An abbreviated recording is here: youtu.be/XLoEUTI2Mx0. Information on camps is also available here. 
  • May 26 at 12:30: Come learn about 4-H groups in your area and how they include children with disabilities. The video discusses 4-H as well as camps youtu.be/EMgZCwYYYV4
  • March 24 at 12:30 PM How to Conference: attending a conference or training for the first time can be intimidating. Come learn more about attending conferences as a parent, what to expect, and how to make the most of the time. We will also share upcoming opportunities and funding available to attend educational events to support your children. View at: youtu.be/NhXN5OCTbzM
  • April 8 at 7 PM: What programs are available to help pay for technology and telecommunications? Come learn more about “TEPP”, TAP, and Lifeline programs. Info on the ABC for Health website: safetyweb.org/healthwatchwi/TLC.html 
  • April 28: Child Psychiatry Consultation Program: youtu.be/FD6icX8zByI There is also a handout with more information here

Fall Virtual Conferences

There are a number of conferences taking place virtually this fall that are listed below. Many offer scholarships. The Northern Regional CYSHCN Center can also provide scholarships for registration for any of these conferences. Use the Contact Us form and we will send you the form. 

Wisconsin Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Conference

October 19-21, 2020

wiaimh.org/conference

Self Determination Conference- FREE

October 26- 28, 2020

Virtual Self-Determination Conference

“Essential Supports for People with FASD”

October 30, 2020 ~ 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM,

ORCHIDS

Transition Parents in Partnership October- May

Statewide Tuesday Evening Training (13 sessions)
Statewide Saturday Training (8 sessions)

“PIP is a statewide program in which a group of parents and other caregivers meet together during the year to share their family stories, challenges, joys and triumphs of raising their children. At PIP participants will learn about the community and statewide resources for children with disabilities; explore issues around health, education, transition, policy making, legislation, inclusion, self-determination, family well-being, and IDEA Special Education Law.”

PIP Flyer with dates