Disability Advocacy Day is in Madison on March 20. If you're interested in attending, be sure to sign up before March 13. Click here to check out the flyer with more information.
If you have questions about the event, contact Fil Clissa at email@example.com
Added by Kevin Tiegs on March 6, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments
I understand that there needs to be regulations in place. But it is becoming so hard for the participants to use their funding for their needs that they are going without. There are new regulations put into place (what feels like daily) by whom? Who decided that some person or persons needed to be hired to call new participants and tell them nothing more than they will be contacted the following week by someone else? Wasteful state spending. Who decided that IRIS should feed…Continue
Added by char thompson on March 4, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The IRIS Financial Services Agency has released helpful a "FSA Tips" sheet for participants, families, and guardians.
It includes helpful hints about:
You can find this sheet in the "Handbooks and…Continue
Added by Andrea Kirchman on February 20, 2013 at 1:08pm — No Comments
The Financial Services Agency is hosting several upcoming Information Sessions and Portal Sign-Up sessions:Continue
Added by Andrea Kirchman on February 20, 2013 at 8:57am — No Comments
Social Security beneficiaries and SSI recipients can now access a new service provided by Social Security. A my Social Security account is a personalized online account where you can:
People who are 18 years or older can sign up for an account at…Continue
Added by Andrea Kirchman on February 20, 2013 at 8:35am — No Comments
Before you read the rest of this article I would strongly recommend reading my original complaint letter on IRIS paying for me to go to educational conferences regarding advocacy. And how unreasonable the reviewer was being for approving my plan.
Basically there was no rule saying I had…Continue
Added by Timothy A Carey on February 17, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
I recently did a story about my Denial of iris paying for a website fees for the website Disability Voice. They denied paying even though they Paid for 2010 and 2011. I thought this was helping to complete a goal which is to help others. After talking with some friends and someone at Health Services Wisconsin I decided to pay it myself and find other payment through maybe some kind of grants somewhere. Luckily some website production jobs came along and allowed me to pay off my Credit…Continue
Added by Timothy A Carey on February 16, 2013 at 5:36pm — No Comments
Eagle Days in the Sauk area were a success.
We had great weather and though it was warm the eagles were still around and active.
One day I spotted 23 eagles just between the VFW park and the Dam.
The Live Raptor show was "sold out" the tickets are free but we were a full house, because I volunteered that day I was able to sneek one of my participants and a caregiver in!
Four live eagles were released back to nature.
Added by Debra Lipscomb on January 31, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Disability Advocacy Day is March 20th in Madison. This event is hosted by the Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Service Providers. For the full schedule of the days events click here for the full flyer and agenda.
Registration is due by March 13th and if you have questions please…Continue
Added by Starr Burke on January 30, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The 2013 W-4 Form is now available and located in the "Handbooks and Forms" section.
Click here to access the form directly.
Added by Andrea Kirchman on January 16, 2013 at 9:08am — No Comments
Added by Debra Lipscomb on January 10, 2013 at 9:15am — No Comments
The IRIS Financial Services Agency (FSA) will send all your hired workers a Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement for the work they did in 2012. The FSA has until January 31, 2013 to send a 2012 Form W-2 earnings statement.
If you would like to read more about what your workers can do if they are missing a W-2 Form, please click on the IRS link below:…Continue
Added by Andrea Kirchman on January 8, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments
Greetings to everyone!
Sometimes the most difficult part about anyone’s role is finding various resources to get participants more connected to their community either to contribute a valuable skill, or to attempt to receive services from someone with a valuable skill so they can live richer and awesome lives. The ability to connect people to resources is heavily dependent on the person’s knowledge base and years of service in a related field; however, I am here to write to you about…Continue
Added by Eric A. Combs on January 4, 2013 at 2:21pm — No Comments
Fellow IRIS Family Members:
Another year is upon us and I hope the past one didn't treat you too badly! I myself and looking forward to the blessings this New Year will bring! I am enjoying working with many of you, and looking forward to meeting many others.
IRIS is a work in progress, but one that I am proud to be a part…Continue
Added by Brenda Niles on December 27, 2012 at 10:04am — No Comments
It is important to consider planning for weather related delays. Much of Wisconsin is currently under a Winter Storm Warning/Watch. Please take your needs and potential plans for appointments into consideration. Public transportation in some areas are anticipating delays and cancellation of services. It is important that you ensure you have enough medicine, and food for a few days. If you take medicine, It is recommended that you have a week's worth of medicine on hand at all times. Crisis…Continue
Added by Starr Burke on December 19, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Click the link to learn more about Wisconsin Youth First
Attached is a flyer with information and links to videos that will assist youth in their employment development and job search.
Added by Debra Lipscomb on December 17, 2012 at 5:09pm — No Comments
Just got back from another listening session. Again I must comment on how these sessions are really making a difference in how IRIS is handling all of the people coming into the fold. All of the reps there tonight were very open to all of the ideas, complaints and general chit chat that was being thrown around. I want to take this time to say THANK YOU to each and every one of you for spending your evening listening to us. Things on our side have been very good with just…Continue
Added by Jim Zachar on November 28, 2012 at 9:15pm — No Comments
I am excited as I was notified Wednesday November 21 that I have been appointed to the Division Of Long Term Care's IRIS Implementation Advisory Committee. I want to thank all those who have helped me to get this appointment. I appreciate this so much. My first meeting is Tuesday November 27th.
The Pewaukee Regional meeting is scheduled for this Thursday, November 30th. To join us for this afternoon of learning please visit the event page for registration.
To join the Pewaukee Listening Session scheduled the evening of December 6th, please visit the event page for information.
Added by Starr Burke on November 25, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments