Resources

Wisconsin has many resources for people with intellectual disabilities and their families. You can find a comprehensive list of resources here to download and print: Wisconsin resource list
 
Finding Help for Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Families

Children with I/DD in Wisconsin may qualify for a variety of programs, including early intervention (up to age 3); Katie Beckett Medicaid; Children’s Long-Term Supports waivers, BadgerCare; early childhood and special education.
laura kirchoff son at brewersHere are links to information about programs that can help you find out what is available to you:

 

Finding Help for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Family Members

Adults with I/DD in Wisconsin may qualify for a variety of programs, including Family Care, IRIS, county waivers,  BadgerCare, and mental health programs. Eligibility for programs is generally determined by what is called the Functional Screen tool. Through these programs people may receive medical care, employment supports, personal care, transportation, day activities and other benefits.

Here are links to information about programs and services available to adults with I/DD in

Wisconsin:

 

 

Parent Organizations

 

 

Other Disability Organizations