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People with disabilities sue to overturn Wisconsin law denying them unemployment benefits

By Mario Koran, Wisconsin Watch Tracy Long of Fond du Lac County is no stranger to Wisconsin’s unemployment system. With 30 years of experience in manufacturing, she’s been subject to the ebbs and flows of the industry. Long says she has applied for unemployment aid dozens of times in the past three decades. But after […]

Posted inCommunity, Resources

Proper Supports a Focus during Autism Acceptance Month

April has been dedicated to the acceptance of autism since the 1970s, and ever since, disability advocates have used this time of year to push for inclusion of autistic individuals. Autism is a complex, lifelong disability that affects social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation. It is very much a spectrum condition, meaning that people are […]

Posted inCommunity, Non-Profits

People with Disabilities Invited to Check Out These Groups

Society’s Assets offers several groups that provide insight and support to people with disabilities in southeastern Wisconsin. There is no charge to participate in the groups that are being held virtually for now. For more information and to RSVP to attend, call 1-800-378-9128 and ask for the group contact person listed below. Born in the […]

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Society’s Assets adds 25 new items to Try-Out Program

The Society’s Assets Try-Out Program offers demonstration and lending of assistive devices at each office location. There are many assistive devices to increase function for people with limitations affecting mobility, vision, learning, and other daily activities. Therefore, twenty-five new items for children are now available for demonstration and loan thanks to a grant from the […]

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