By SD Network, 2021-09-04
Each year, the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD) does an annual survey for self-advocates and family members who have participated in a BPDD project. They want to know what you think of our projects!
If you participated in a project this year, please take a couple of minutes to complete this short survey. Your feedback helps us understand how their projects impact people’s lives, and they share this information directly with their funders.
Below is a list of projects, trainings, events and grants that you could have participated in over the last year. Please also fill out the survey if you participated in grassroots state or federal advocacy that was brought to your attention by BPDD, if you follow them on social media and have shared content or connected with other people around the state virtually through Living Well Wednesdays or the Self-Determination YouTube Channel.
- People First activities
- COVID-19 activities
- Living Well activities
- Partners in Policy Making
- Youth Leadership Forum
- Sparks Grants
- Employment First Partner Grants
- Building Full Lives
- Partners with Business
- Take Your Legislator to Work
- Supported Decision Making
- Family-Led or Family Navigator Project
- Self-Determination Conference
- Employment First Conference
- Voting Trainings
- Disability Advocacy Day
By SD Network, 2021-04-21
Do you know of a respite program that uses students as respite providers? If so, please complete this brief survey (https://link.zixcentral.com/u/e96e4a27/UqF0gNKi6xGAfkv6hnsoMg?u=https%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2FStudentRespiteSurvey) no later than June 1, 2021. Survey results will be used to help create a free downloadable toolkit to promote the development of respite programs that engage students as respite providers.
We would greatly appreciate if you could also share this invite within your networks, as appropriate.
This project is led by Dr. Kim Whitmore, Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in partnership with the Respite Care Association of Wisconsin. Funding for this project is provided by the Lifespan Respite Grant Program from the Administration for Community Living (Grant No. 90LRLI0032-01-00).
Please contact Kim Whitmore at Kim.Whitmore@wisc.edu with any questions.
By SD Network, 2021-03-17
Researchers at Brandeis University are conducting a study on the experiences of people with disabilities who self-direct Medicaid-funded HCBS during the pandemic. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
By SD Network, 2021-03-11
- Adults, 18 and over, with any type of disability, chronic illness/disease, mental or physical health condition are encouraged to participate.
- The survey should take about 20 minutes to complete.
- Responses are anonymous.
- The survey may look familiar to you. It was posted in 2018 and 2019, and is being posted for a third time now. We welcome participation from those who completed it before and those who have never done it before.
By SD Network, 2021-03-02
The Center on Aging and Trauma of The Jewish Federations of North America’s Holocaust Survivor Initiative, invites organizations to participate in a national survey on Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed (PCTI) Care. This ACL grantee is working to build the capacity of aging service providers to provide PCTI care to older adults with a history of trauma as well as their family caregivers. They are conducting this survey to collect information on the current capacity of organizations to provide this type of care.
Responses are anonymous. Only one survey should be submitted by an organization. Respondents are strongly encouraged to coordinate with colleagues to reduce multiple responses from a single organization. Only U.S. organizations should participate.
Respond by March 22, 2021
Take the Survey (estimated 15 minutes to complete)
By SD Network, 2020-12-18
The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition (WDVC) is encouraging voters to share their experience in the November 2020 election by taking a Voter Experience survey. We need your help!
|SABE Survey for Voters with a Disability|
The SABE GoVoter Survey asks people with disabilities to share their experience in the November election. SABE stands for Self Advocates Becoming Empowered. The survey looks at accessibility and disability voter access at the polls. The Disability Vote Coalition will use survey results to advocate with elected officials to make improvements to our voting system.
Help us get the word out and share this survey with voters who have a disability. If a voter would like assistance completing the survey, we can help! Contact Wendy Heyn, Voting Outreach and Advocacy Specialist, Disability Rights Wisconsin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 414-302-5641.
|Links to SABE Surveys|
|League of Women Voters Wisconsin Survey|
Take the League of Women Voters WI Voter Experience survey for the November 2020 election. This survey is open to all Wisconsin voters. Complete this survey to share your voting experience - absentee, early voting, or in person on Election Day. This will help us to know about any issues you faced or good things you would like to see shared in other parts of the state.
|Links to LWVW Survey|
By SD Network, 2020-12-18
|Did you provide assistance or resources to voters with disabilities or older adults? We want to hear from you! Help us plan for the new year! We are reaching out to the disability community and the aging network to ask for your feedback by completing this survey. It would be especially helpful to hear from you by the end of December. The purpose of the survey includes:|
- Get feedback on Disability Vote Coalition trainings and resource materials.
- Learn about what you did to help support voters
- Learn about any barriers for voters with disabilities and older adults based on your experience.
- Get your input for our planning.
|Take the Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5FCDJXW|
By SD Network, 2020-07-01
The Great Lakes ADA Center is conducting a research to identify emerging practices to support disability inclusion in the context of the pandemic. They are looking for members of disability employee resource or affinity groups, and diversity and inclusion professionals to interview. Participation includes a 30-40 minute interview via a web-based platform where participants will be asked about their work experiences, success stories, and resources to support disability inclusion in the workplace.
Findings will be disseminated widely through the center and various disability and business-related networks. All responses will remain confidential and anonymous, with all shared results being de-identified. For more information contact: Courtney Mullin, Research Assistant, Great Lakes ADA Center at email@example.com.
FAMILY VOICES OF WISCONSIN: Wisconsin Family and Caregiver Support Alliance Underserved Families Survey
By SD Network, 2020-02-07
By SD Network, 2020-01-15
This year is the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)!