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Human Services Transportation Plan

The Madison Area Transportation Planning Board (MATPB) is in the process of updating the Coordinated Public Transit – Human Services Transportation Plan for Dane County. We would like your input on how coordination is currently working between transport providers and human service organizations and how it can be improved, as well as what unmet transit […]

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WI Special Education Quality: ACT NOW

The State Legislature’s Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding will convene an important meeting with an opportunity for public testimony in Madison on June 4. Parents statewide are reporting significant erosion of special education supports for students with disabilities. Families and school districts attribute this to lack of funding. Specifically, the Wisconsin legislature has not […]

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2018 Awards Banquet Photos

It was an amazing night celebrating the achievements of those who advocate for our community of people with disabilities. A very special thank you to those who helped make The Arc Dane County’s Annual Awards Banquet possible: The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club Mitch Henck our Master of Ceremonies Richardo Miguel Vasquez, the Marimba […]

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Everybody’s Golf Tourney – Save the Date!

The Arc Dane County and our volunteer planning committee are busy working out details and fun for this year’s golf outing.  Online registration and additional information will be available soon.  In the meantime, we are so excited, we hope you will SAVE THE DATE! The 2018 Everybody’s Golf Tourney Friday, September 14th The Meadows of […]

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2018 Spring Ball Photos – Oh What Fun!

Spring Ball Success! Even an April snowstorm couldn’t keep everyone away from the 2018 Spring Ball.  With a lot of dancing and friendly faces, Sunday’s Spring Ball was a great success. We did miss our friends who couldn’t be there because of the weather.  But, safety is important and we can’t wait to see you […]

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2018 Awards Banquet Tickets Available

Tickets for the 2018 Awards Banquet are available until April 19th.  Don’t miss this memorable event honoring 14 remarkable individuals  who advocate for our loved ones with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  See the 2018 honorees below. Thursday, April 26, 2018 5:00pm – 8:00pm Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club With special guests Mitch Henck for our […]

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Siblings Day 2018 – Last Chance to Register

Siblings Day 2018 Last Chance to Register – Space is Limited The Arc Dane County is proud to co-sponsor Siblings Day 2018.  This is a special day created for the siblings of our loved ones with disabilities.  This event is geared towards children in grades kindergarten through middle school and is only for the siblings […]

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Bill to Increase Mainstream Employment Signed Into Law

State Director of The Arc Wisconsin, Lisa Pugh, and others worked tirelessly on Wisconsin Assembly Bill 625,  that was signed into law Wednesday, March 28, 2018 to witness Governor Walker signs the landmark Employment First bill into law.  Now known as Wisconsin Act 178, this law requires requires state agencies coordinate the hiring of individuals […]

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