Mincoqua Family Support Summit

Free!

Open to all families with children with special health care needs/disabilities!

Sunday, October 23

11 AM – 2PM

Waters of Minocqua (activities in the waterpark are not part of the Summit)

You do not need to RSVP, but you can fill out this form to help us with planning and to get updates. 

Family Advisor Positions

•These positions are a unique opportunity for parents to use their experiences to work on short term projects this fall and provide feedback on other aspects of programming.

•Several Parent Advisors will be hired throughout our region for short term opportunities through the end of 2022.

•Some will engage in a clearly identified projects that address needed support for families.

Examples of Work Performed: 

  • Assist with the development of content and materials produced by the Northern Regional Center for families.
  • Attend 3 regional meetings between September-December to provide input with other parents/caregivers on Northern Regional Center programs and services.
  • Support the planning of regional events for families including providing input beforehand, promoting the events, and assisting at the events.
  • Provide feedback on information produced by the Northern Regional Center including social media posts, website content, and other materials prepared for families.
  • Explore an issue that effects families of children with disabilities and develop resources to address this.
  • Promote the events of the Northern Regional Center through a media outreach plan
  • Identify new resources and follow up on sharing them to interested parties in multiple formats.
  • Perform related work, including documentation of work performed, as required.

Upcoming Support Parent Trainings

Connecting with another parent who has a child with a similar specialized care need or diagnosis can be one of the most helpful resources a parent will have – it can help make their journey a little easier. Trainings prepare you to give support to another parent who is parenting a child with special health needs. Join Parent-to-Parent  for our Support Parent Training and help us meet the increasing need for peer support. Trainings are through Zoom.

Wednesday, June 29th
5:30pm-7:30pm
Please RSVP by June 25th
Register at: P2P6-29-2022.eventbrite.com
This is a two hour training. Materials will be emailed ahead of time. The
Zoom link will be provided a few days before the event. There are pre
and post training requirements.

P2P Support Parent Training Flier June 2022

P2P Support Parent Training Flier July 2022

P2P Support Parent Training Flier August 2022

Summer Connect and Shares

  • Thursday, June 9, 2022
    • 12 Noon-2:30 PM
    • Frank B. Koller Memorial Library
    • 5761 US-51 Manitowish Waters, WI 54545
  • Friday, June 17, 2022
    • 12 Noon-2:30 PM
    • Mercer Public Library
    • 2648 Margaret St, Mercer, WI 54547

  • Get to know the services of the Northern Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
  • Make a Care Binder to organize your child’s medical and school information to help keep track of information from multiple specialists and therapies
  • Provide feedback on what trainings the Regional Center should offer locally
  • Tell us about the assets and resources in your area
  • Pick up Fact Sheets from Family Voices and booklets on various disabilities
  • Activities available for kids, including making fidgets while parents chat

No need to RSVP, but if you need specific resources, contact us so we make sure to bring them.

Connect and Share Flyer MWaters

Connect and Share Flyer Mercer