Disabilities Services Division of Milwaukee County

Disabilities Services Division of Milwaukee County Connecting Individuals With Disabilities to Resources That Promote Independence and Inclusion. Children's Services email: [email protected]

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07/01/2021
Programa ayuda a familias con niños con discapacidades

Birth to 3 Program's Samantha and Emely participated in an interview with Jocelyne Pruna and Telemundo Wisconsin last week to discuss the program and how it helps the Milwaukee Community.

Samantha y Emely del programa Birth to 3 han participado en una entrevista con Jocelyne Pruna y Telemundo Wisconsin la semana pasada para describir el programa y como puede ayudar las familias del condado de Milwaukee.

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Milwaukee County Parks manages over 15,000 acres in Milwaukee County. This includes natural areas, beaches, parkways, an...
06/25/2021

Milwaukee County Parks manages over 15,000 acres in Milwaukee County. This includes natural areas, beaches, parkways, and the managed parks linked below.
Check out the Milwaukee County Parks page to find a park near you! To search for parks using your smartphone, add the new Parks Explorer web app to your phone for an interactive map and more.
Find a park at https://county.milwaukee.gov/EN/Parks/Explore/Find-a-Park.

Milwaukee County Parks manages over 15,000 acres in Milwaukee County. This includes natural areas, beaches, parkways, and the managed parks linked below.
Check out the Milwaukee County Parks page to find a park near you! To search for parks using your smartphone, add the new Parks Explorer web app to your phone for an interactive map and more.
Find a park at https://county.milwaukee.gov/EN/Parks/Explore/Find-a-Park.

Want to volunteer and make a difference? Come to Alice's Garden Urban Farm this June through September Monday and Tuesda...
06/23/2021
Volunteering — Alice's Garden Urban Farm

Want to volunteer and make a difference? Come to Alice's Garden Urban Farm this June through September
Monday and Tuesday Mornings, 9am-12pm
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Evenings, 6pm-8pm
Bring a pair of gloves, a thermos of water and join weekly community work events. These volunteer opportunities are filled with weeding, mulching, planting, watering, pruning, harvesting, and cleaning the garden.
Learn more at https://www.alicesgardenmke.com/volunteers.

Monday and Tuesday Mornings, 9am-12pm Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Evenings 6pm-8pmJune through SeptemberBring a pair of gloves and a thermos of water, and join us for our weekly community work morning. These mornings are filled with weeding, mulching, planting, watering, pruning, harvesting, and....

With so many libraries spread all over the country, it's easy to use the map found here to find a Little Free Library ne...
06/21/2021

With so many libraries spread all over the country, it's easy to use the map found here to find a Little Free Library near you. Then get out there, explore your community and grow a love of reading in your family!
Find a Little Free Library Near You! https://littlefreelibrary.secure.force.com/mapPage

With so many libraries spread all over the country, it's easy to use the map found here to find a Little Free Library near you. Then get out there, explore your community and grow a love of reading in your family!
Find a Little Free Library Near You! https://littlefreelibrary.secure.force.com/mapPage

Have fun with your father, grandfather, or another special man in your life at Father’s Day at the Zoo on Sunday, June 2...
06/18/2021

Have fun with your father, grandfather, or another special man in your life at Father’s Day at the Zoo on Sunday, June 20. Dads get free admission to the Milwaukee County Zoo on their special day.
Learn more about all the happenings at the Milwaukee Zoo by visiting http://www.milwaukeezoo.org/events/index.php.

Have fun with your father, grandfather, or another special man in your life at Father’s Day at the Zoo on Sunday, June 20. Dads get free admission to the Milwaukee County Zoo on their special day.
Learn more about all the happenings at the Milwaukee Zoo by visiting http://www.milwaukeezoo.org/events/index.php.

Come to the Milwaukee Public Library STORY TIME   Bilingual in ASL, held virtually Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 9:30 AM to ...
06/16/2021

Come to the Milwaukee Public Library STORY TIME Bilingual in ASL, held virtually
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Celebrate the culture of Deaf/Hard of Hearing (HoH) with a story time interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL). Young children and caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY TIME filled with fun stories, rhymes and finger plays. Hearing children and caregivers are welcome to attend. Please join the program from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/94052132037

You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (312) 626-6799 Access Code: 940 5213 2037

Come to the Milwaukee Public Library STORY TIME Bilingual in ASL, held virtually
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Celebrate the culture of Deaf/Hard of Hearing (HoH) with a story time interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL). Young children and caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY TIME filled with fun stories, rhymes and finger plays. Hearing children and caregivers are welcome to attend. Please join the program from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/94052132037

You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (312) 626-6799 Access Code: 940 5213 2037

Everyone Plays! Scholarships If you live in the city of Milwaukee and receive any state or federal assistance like WI Sh...
06/14/2021

Everyone Plays! Scholarships
If you live in the city of Milwaukee and receive any state or federal assistance like WI Shares or SNAP, your children are eligible to receive a scholarship to pay for most classes in the Milwaukee Recreation Guide. This includes arts and crafts, cooking, dance, fitness, language skills, music, outdoor education, sports, swimming, and more!
Learn more at https://milwaukeerecreation.net/.

Everyone Plays! Scholarships
If you live in the city of Milwaukee and receive any state or federal assistance like WI Shares or SNAP, your children are eligible to receive a scholarship to pay for most classes in the Milwaukee Recreation Guide. This includes arts and crafts, cooking, dance, fitness, language skills, music, outdoor education, sports, swimming, and more!
Learn more at https://milwaukeerecreation.net/.

Summer registration is now open at Milwaukee Recreation - offering fun classes for your kids throughout the summer! Clas...
06/11/2021

Summer registration is now open at Milwaukee Recreation - offering fun classes for your kids throughout the summer! Classes include: arts and crafts, cooking, dance, fitness, language skills, music, outdoor education, sports, swimming, and more!
Online Registration
Deadline: one week before your class begins. Online registrations are processed instantly!
Walk-up Registration at Selected Locations
Deadline: one week before your class begins.
Milwaukee Recreation will be offering in-person registration at two sites this summer. Details on date and time are listed below:
@Marshall High School (4141 N 64th St), Saturday, June 12 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
@Hamilton High School (6215 W Warnimont Ave), Saturday, June 12 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Get all the details at https://milwaukeerecreation.net/.

Summer registration is now open at Milwaukee Recreation - offering fun classes for your kids throughout the summer! Classes include: arts and crafts, cooking, dance, fitness, language skills, music, outdoor education, sports, swimming, and more!
Online Registration
Deadline: one week before your class begins. Online registrations are processed instantly!
Walk-up Registration at Selected Locations
Deadline: one week before your class begins.
Milwaukee Recreation will be offering in-person registration at two sites this summer. Details on date and time are listed below:
@Marshall High School (4141 N 64th St), Saturday, June 12 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
@Hamilton High School (6215 W Warnimont Ave), Saturday, June 12 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Get all the details at https://milwaukeerecreation.net/.

We want to see your child’s art! Don’t worry, submission is easy! Take a photo of your child’s scribble, doodle, or mast...
06/10/2021

We want to see your child’s art! Don’t worry, submission is easy!

Take a photo of your child’s scribble, doodle, or masterpiece, and email it to our selection team at [email protected] using the subject line “Postcard Art Submission.”

For more info on how to submit your child’s entry visit our website here: www.rebrand.ly/bt3postcard

We want to see your child’s art! Don’t worry, submission is easy!

Take a photo of your child’s scribble, doodle, or masterpiece, and email it to our selection team at [email protected] using the subject line “Postcard Art Submission.”

For more info on how to submit your child’s entry visit our website here: www.rebrand.ly/bt3postcard

Come to the Milwaukee Public Library STORY TIME in Spanish! Hora de cuentos at Virtual- Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:30 AM ...
06/09/2021

Come to the Milwaukee Public Library STORY TIME in Spanish!
Hora de cuentos at Virtual- Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Los niños pequeños y las personas que los cuidan están invitados a los programas virtuales llenos de cuentos, canciones y actividades de juego. Todos los programas están diseñados para ayudar a los pequeños a desarrollar habilidades de la alfabetización. Únase a la reunión de Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/96190811242
Por teléfono: +1 (312) 626-6799. Webinar ID: 961 9081 1242.

Come to the Milwaukee Public Library STORY TIME in Spanish!
Hora de cuentos at Virtual- Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Los niños pequeños y las personas que los cuidan están invitados a los programas virtuales llenos de cuentos, canciones y actividades de juego. Todos los programas están diseñados para ayudar a los pequeños a desarrollar habilidades de la alfabetización. Únase a la reunión de Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/96190811242
Por teléfono: +1 (312) 626-6799. Webinar ID: 961 9081 1242.

We know this time of year is busy.. so we extended the deadline for our postcard art contest! Submit your child’s doodle...
06/09/2021

We know this time of year is busy.. so we extended the deadline for our postcard art contest!
Submit your child’s doodle, scribble or masterpiece today!

For more details on how to enter visit our website: www.rebrand.ly/bt3postcard

We know this time of year is busy.. so we extended the deadline for our postcard art contest!
Submit your child’s doodle, scribble or masterpiece today!

For more details on how to enter visit our website: www.rebrand.ly/bt3postcard

Happening TODAY from 5:30-7pm! Stop by to enjoy free food, music and learn more about community organizations!
06/08/2021

Happening TODAY from 5:30-7pm!

Stop by to enjoy free food, music and learn more about community organizations!

Happening TODAY from 5:30-7pm!

Stop by to enjoy free food, music and learn more about community organizations!

Come to the Milwaukee Public Library STORY TIME in Hmong, held virtually Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM Y...
06/07/2021

Come to the Milwaukee Public Library STORY TIME in Hmong, held virtually Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a Bilingual Virtual Story Time filled with fun stories, songs, and fingerplays all designed to help little ones develop important literacy skills needed prior to learning how to read. Join the Zoom Meeting here: https://zoom.us/j/93192832798Webinar ID: 931 9283 2798

Peb txais tos cov me nyuam thiab cov niam txiv tuaj nrog peb nyeem ntawv Hmoob thiab Mekas ua ke nyob rau hauv Internet. Peb yuav nyeem ntawv, hu nkuaj, thiab ua si ua ke. Lub program no yuav pab txhawb nqa cov me nyuam txoj kev kawm ua ntej nws pib nyeem ntawv thiab mus kawv ntawv. Thov koom peb huav. Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/93192832798Webinar ID: 931 9283 2798

Come to the Milwaukee Public Library STORY TIME in Hmong, held virtually Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a Bilingual Virtual Story Time filled with fun stories, songs, and fingerplays all designed to help little ones develop important literacy skills needed prior to learning how to read. Join the Zoom Meeting here: https://zoom.us/j/93192832798Webinar ID: 931 9283 2798

Peb txais tos cov me nyuam thiab cov niam txiv tuaj nrog peb nyeem ntawv Hmoob thiab Mekas ua ke nyob rau hauv Internet. Peb yuav nyeem ntawv, hu nkuaj, thiab ua si ua ke. Lub program no yuav pab txhawb nqa cov me nyuam txoj kev kawm ua ntej nws pib nyeem ntawv thiab mus kawv ntawv. Thov koom peb huav. Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/93192832798Webinar ID: 931 9283 2798

Deadline extended to June 11th, 21!We send out postcards to our clients and partners various times throughout the year. ...
06/07/2021

Deadline extended to June 11th, 21!

We send out postcards to our clients and partners various times throughout the year. We are hoping your child can help freshen them up! We can’t wait to see your child’s creations!

Learn more: www.rebrand.ly/bt3postcard

Deadline extended to June 11th, 21!

We send out postcards to our clients and partners various times throughout the year. We are hoping your child can help freshen them up! We can’t wait to see your child’s creations!

Learn more: www.rebrand.ly/bt3postcard

Learn more about community organizations at McGovern Night Out on Tuesday, June 8th, 5:30-7pm.  Free food and entertainm...
06/07/2021

Learn more about community organizations at McGovern Night Out on Tuesday, June 8th, 5:30-7pm. Free food and entertainment provided! We hope to see you there!

Learn more about community organizations at McGovern Night Out on Tuesday, June 8th, 5:30-7pm. Free food and entertainment provided! We hope to see you there!

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is hosting the 9th annual Free Fun Weekend June 5-6. Park admission fees, ...
06/04/2021

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is hosting the 9th annual Free Fun Weekend June 5-6. Park admission fees, fishing licenses, and trail passes will be waived for Wisconsinites to find their adventure outdoors.
Wisconsin is home to 49 state parks, 15 state forests, 44 state trails, 84,000 miles of rivers and streams, roughly 15,000 lakes and so much more.
Get all the details at https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/newsroom/release/43961.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is hosting the 9th annual Free Fun Weekend June 5-6. Park admission fees, fishing licenses, and trail passes will be waived for Wisconsinites to find their adventure outdoors.
Wisconsin is home to 49 state parks, 15 state forests, 44 state trails, 84,000 miles of rivers and streams, roughly 15,000 lakes and so much more.
Get all the details at https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/newsroom/release/43961.

The Disabilities Services  Division is excited to celebrate Pride month with the Community Café:  The Intersection of Di...
06/04/2021

The Disabilities Services Division is excited to celebrate Pride month with the Community Café: The Intersection of Disability, Youth and Identity. Please join the Milwaukee County’s Children’s Unit and the LGTB Community Center on June 15, 2021 from 6-7:30pm to discuss this topic and learn how to be an ally to our youth.

To receive a link to this free event, email [email protected] and indicate your language preference. Translation is provided by Microsoft Translation Services.

There is still time to reserve a spot to learn all there is to know about the CLTS Waiver, Children’s Community Options ...
06/03/2021

There is still time to reserve a spot to learn all there is to know about the CLTS Waiver, Children’s Community Options Program and Birth to Three Program. Email us at [email protected] for the link!

Looking for something fun for your kids to do? Announcing the Kids Night out at the WI Humane Society!  June 4 @ 6:00PM ...
06/02/2021

Looking for something fun for your kids to do? Announcing the Kids Night out at the WI Humane Society!
June 4 @ 6:00PM – 8: 00PM ($25)
Spend an evening at the Wisconsin Humane Society. What better way to end the week than making friends with other animal lovers and rubbing elbows with animal guests? Kids’ Night Out is for kids grades 1-6 and provides an opportunity for parents to enjoy an evening to themselves while the kids have an awesome time at the Wisconsin Humane Society. Themes and crafts are always changing. Even if you’ve attended before, there will be something new to enjoy!
Learn more at https://www.wihumane.org/events-calendar or email mailto:[email protected].

Looking for something fun for your kids to do? Announcing the Kids Night out at the WI Humane Society!
June 4 @ 6:00PM – 8: 00PM ($25)
Spend an evening at the Wisconsin Humane Society. What better way to end the week than making friends with other animal lovers and rubbing elbows with animal guests? Kids’ Night Out is for kids grades 1-6 and provides an opportunity for parents to enjoy an evening to themselves while the kids have an awesome time at the Wisconsin Humane Society. Themes and crafts are always changing. Even if you’ve attended before, there will be something new to enjoy!
Learn more at https://www.wihumane.org/events-calendar or email mailto:[email protected].

06/01/2021
Telehealth Visits

Are you wondering how telehealth visits work in the birth to three program? Watch this video to learn more!

There’s still time to enter our Postcard Art Contest! 🖌️Submissions are due by the end of the day May 31, 2021. For more...
05/31/2021

There’s still time to enter our Postcard Art Contest! 🖌️

Submissions are due by the end of the day May 31, 2021. For more details on how to submit your child’s art visit our website here: www.rebrand.ly/bt3postcard

There’s still time to enter our Postcard Art Contest! 🖌️

Submissions are due by the end of the day May 31, 2021. For more details on how to submit your child’s art visit our website here: www.rebrand.ly/bt3postcard

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays th...
05/30/2021

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays that may indicate the need for early intervention services. Children ages birth to 3 who are eligible for services have:

* A diagnosed condition, with a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay
* A diagnosed hearing or vision impairment

If you are concerned about your child’s development, know the Milwaukee County DHHS Birth to 3 Program is there to help. PLEASE CALL. The earlier a child receives an evaluation and services, the more we can do to support you.

Give Us a Call at (414) 289-5915, or learn more online at https://county.milwaukee.gov/EN/DHHS/DSD/Children-Services/Birth-to-3.

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays that may indicate the need for early intervention services. Children ages birth to 3 who are eligible for services have:

* A diagnosed condition, with a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay
* A diagnosed hearing or vision impairment

If you are concerned about your child’s development, know the Milwaukee County DHHS Birth to 3 Program is there to help. PLEASE CALL. The earlier a child receives an evaluation and services, the more we can do to support you.

Give Us a Call at (414) 289-5915, or learn more online at https://county.milwaukee.gov/EN/DHHS/DSD/Children-Services/Birth-to-3.

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