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Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities Through our work with Milwaukee County departments we provide services that make County programs, se

Through our work with Milwaukee County departments we provide services that make County programs, services, and facilities accessible to people with disabilities. We make information accessible through:

Sign language interpreting, providing auditory listening devices, producing materials in alternative formats, providing telephone information and referral services, and publishing Handy-NEWS & NOT

Through our work with Milwaukee County departments we provide services that make County programs, services, and facilities accessible to people with disabilities. We make information accessible through:

Sign language interpreting, providing auditory listening devices, producing materials in alternative formats, providing telephone information and referral services, and publishing Handy-NEWS & NOT

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MCTS hosts annual Rosa Parks tribute Dec 1-3
12/02/2022
MCTS hosts annual Rosa Parks tribute Dec 1-3

MCTS hosts annual Rosa Parks tribute Dec 1-3

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Transit System is keeping a seat open on every bus in the fleet in honor of civil rights icon Rosa Parks.Beginning today, on Dec. 1, and running through Saturday,

Tomorrow, November 8, 2022 is the General Election!Visit MyVote Wisconsin for polling locations.Polls will be open from ...
11/07/2022
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Tomorrow, November 8, 2022 is the General Election!
Visit MyVote Wisconsin for polling locations.
Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

My Vote

Bike through Milwaukee County Zoo: 'Ride on the Wild Side'You are invited to join the the Zoological Society of Milwauke...
09/08/2022
Bike through Milwaukee County Zoo: 'Ride on the Wild Side'

Bike through Milwaukee County Zoo: 'Ride on the Wild Side'
You are invited to join the the Zoological Society of Milwaukee's "Ride on the Wild Side" on Sunday, Sept. 11.

You are invited to join the the Zoological Society of Milwaukee's "Ride on the Wild Side" on Sunday, Sept. 11.

Photos from Access Ability Wisconsin's post
08/24/2022

Photos from Access Ability Wisconsin's post

Zoo A La Carte returns after a two-year break to the Milwaukee County ZooThe festival offers live music from local bands...
08/19/2022
Zoo A La Carte returns after a two-year break to the Milwaukee County Zoo

Zoo A La Carte returns after a two-year break to the Milwaukee County Zoo
The festival offers live music from local bands and delicious food from vendors across the area

After taking a break due to the pandemic, a popular festival makes its way back to Brew City. The Milwaukee County Zoo is rolling out the red carpet for this weekend’s Zoo A La Carte.

Photos from Milwaukee County Parks's post
08/15/2022

Photos from Milwaukee County Parks's post

MILWAUKEE MITCHELL CELEBRATES DISABILITY PRIDE MONTHAdult-changing tables, Sunflower Lanyard Program are latest innovati...
07/14/2022

MILWAUKEE MITCHELL CELEBRATES DISABILITY PRIDE MONTH
Adult-changing tables, Sunflower Lanyard Program are latest innovations implemented at MKE to help make travel accessible for all. In addition Mitchell offers Aira Services, and a pet relief area for service animals.
For more accessibility information please visit:
https://www.mitchellairport.com/airport-guide/accessibility-information

Follow these great tips to beat the heat today! Milwaukee County Office of Emergency Management
06/14/2022

Follow these great tips to beat the heat today!
Milwaukee County Office of Emergency Management

On Tuesday, April 26th, the County Executive, supported by DHHS, will be hosting a Community Open House celebrating Nati...
04/18/2022

On Tuesday, April 26th, the County Executive, supported by DHHS, will be hosting a Community Open House celebrating National Minority Health Month with resources from across the county and the City of Milwaukee to help bridge the gap in health disparities. The event will be held at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1531 W. Vliet St.

04/11/2022
Photos from Wehr Nature Center's post
04/11/2022

Photos from Wehr Nature Center's post

Today, April 5, 2022 is the Spring Election! Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. For information on your local pol...
04/05/2022

Today, April 5, 2022 is the Spring Election!
Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
For information on your local polling location, visit
https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/

Milwaukee County Transit System are once again offering free rides to those celebrating St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 202...
03/14/2022
Miller Lite's Free Rides return for St. Patty's Day

Milwaukee County Transit System are once again offering free rides to those celebrating St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2022.

Participants in Milwaukee County can ride the bus for free, beginning at 6 p.m. until the end of regular service.

Visit the MCTS website to review transit routes and make a plan for a safe ride home this holiday.

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. (CBS 58) -- After a two-year pandemic hiatus, Miller Lite and the Milwaukee County Transit System are once again offering free rides to those celebrating St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 20

March is Development Disabilities Awareness Month.The campaign seeks to raise awareness about the inclusion of people wi...
03/07/2022
Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month – NACDD

March is Development Disabilities Awareness Month.
The campaign seeks to raise awareness about the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life, as well as awareness of the barriers that people with disabilities still sometimes face in connecting to the communities in which they live.

Each March, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), and our partners work together to create a social media campaign that highlights the many ways in which people with and without disabilities come together to form strong, diverse communities. The campaign seeks t...

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The latest issue of Handy News and Notes includes iCare's FCP program and information on the 2nd COVID–19 vaccination clinic on Friday, June 25. Check it out on pages 17 & 18. http://bit.ly/HNNJune21

Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities thank you for your ongoing support!
SmarterTravel recently named Milwaukee's own Bradford Beach a "Best Wheelchair Accessible Beach in the U.S." -- the only non-oceanfront beach on their list!

Milwaukee County Parks
Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities https://smartertravel.com/wheelchair-accessible-beaches-us/
We sat down with the director of the Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities to discuss current compliance in the city and how you can do your part ⬇️

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Check out the latest Handy News & Notes from Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities! Lots of updates on services and events this summer,
Be sure to check out the latest issue of Handy News & Notes from Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities!
Thank you to Milwaukee County Transit System and the Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities for launching a pilot program that supports riders who are blind or low vision with increased access to public transportation.
We’re excited to announce an innovative pilot program! Through the Aira app, those who are blind or low vision can receive free assistance riding the bus and navigating the 5,000+ bus stops in Milwaukee County. bit.ly/2Smwi9K

Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities
County Executive Chris Abele
Holiday Lights started yesterday and runs through January 1st at Milwaukee County Pere Marquette Park (900 N Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee) and Cathedral Square Park (520 E Wells St, Milwaukee). As a reminder, Aira is FREE at Pere Marquette and Cathedral Square Parks.

Cheryl Orgas
Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities
Pop-up art exhibit at MKE? You got it! On display now through November 1, these beautiful pieces are all part of the 16th Annual Art Show featuring work from artists through the Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities. Enjoy the display and vote for your favorite piece!
The Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities shared this with us! If you'll be in the MKE - Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport between Oct 21 & Nov 1, please be sure to check out the 16th Annual Art Show & leave a comment on the message board. All the artwork is done by artists with disabilities.
If you are a person living with a disability in the Milwaukee area, or supporting someone who does, you should follow the Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities and subscribe for their newsletter. There are a lot of exciting things going on that you don't want to miss out on!!! This a great resource for recreation opportunities, seminars, community events and discounts and so much more!!
https://county.milwaukee.gov/EN/Sign-Up-for-E--Notify
Help support the Milwaukee County Parks this season!
Grant Park Map Poster
Regular price $19.00
An 18"x24" high-quality poster of a Grant Park illustrated map by local artist Rozalia Singh. Unframed. Part of the 'Maptcaular' spectacular maps collection.
https://www.parksforgood.com/
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