Disabilities / Special Needs

Aging & Disability Resource Center of Fond du Lac County
87 Vincent Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 929-3466
TDD phone:  (920) 929-3443
www.fdlco.wi.gov – Your Government – Departments N-Z – Social Services
Services:  free information & referral services for older people and people with disabilities and their families; long term care options counseling; information about assisted living housing, meals, transportation, Power of Attorney for Healthcare/Finances forms; elder abuse/neglect; court services (guardianships, protective placements); Disability Benefit Specialist (assistance with application and appeals for Social Security Disability Programs; information regarding other benefit programs);  Birth to Three program (early intervention services to eligible children who have developmental delays and disabilities) developmental screening and referral.

Cerebral Palsy of Mideast Wisconsin
36 Broad St. – Suite 120
P.O. Box 1241
Oshkosh, WI 54903
Telephone:  (920) 424-4071 or 1-800-261-1895
Programs & services:  for anyone with cerebral palsy, related physical and developmental disability, and other behavioral challenges; advocacy; family support to assist, counsel and connect individuals with resources; Adaptive Swim; After School; independent living; Toy Lending Library, Social Development program; Camp Sandy Wheels.  Programs serve a nine-county area:  Adams, Calumet, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Outagamie, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago.

Disability Rights Wisconsin
131 W. Wilson St., Suite 700
Madison, WI 53703
Telephone:  (608) 267-0214 (Voice); 1-888-758-6049 (TTY); 1-800-928-8778 (clients and their families only).
Programs and services:  Protection and advocacy; ensures rights of all state citizens with disabilities through advocacy and systems changes.  Spanish & Hmong services.

Goodwill Retail Store
904 S. Main St.
Fond du Lac, WI 64935
(920) 923-5246
Programs and services:  Job training for disabled or disadvantaged individuals in a retail setting.

Katie Beckett Program – Wisconsin Department of Health Services
1 West Wilson St.
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 266-1865
Services:  the Katie Beckett Program is a special eligibility process that allows certain children with long-term disabilities, mental illness or complex medical needs, living at home with their families, to obtain a Wisconsin Forward Health Medicaid card.  Children who are not eligible for other Medicaid programs because the income or assets of their parents are too high may be eligible for Medicaid through the Katie Beckett Program, even if currently covered under a private health insurance policy.

Moraine Park Technical College – Support Services for Special Needs
235 N. National Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 924-3192
www.morainepark.edu – Services – student resources – disability services
Services:  available staff includes specialists in transition to college, learning disabilities, hearing impaired and support services.  Students are assisted with setting up a personal plan which may include text modifications, assistive technology, taped notebooks, note takers, peer tutors, sign language interpreters, and assistance with test preparation.

Posted on December 20, 2016


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