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Youth & Transition

Transition Planning Resources

Resource Guides
Guardianship and Alternatives to Guardianship
Employment
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation [DVR]
    A Federal/State agency that assists people with disabilities to achieve their desired employment outcomes.

  • Project SEARCH – Madison
    Project SEARCH is a 12 month, high school transition program for students with disabilities, ages 18-21. This program is based at VA Hospital & UW Hospital & Clinics and provides vocational training and education with a goal of obtaining community employment. All applicants must have an open DVR file to be considered.

Social Security Benefits and How to Apply
Financial Planning
  • ABLE Accounts
    A fact sheet about ABLE Accounts that was developed by the ADRC of Dane County Disability Benefit Specialist Program.

  • Special Needs Trust
    A fact sheet about various types of special needs trusts that was developed by the ADRC of Dane County Disability Benefit Specialist Program.

Transportation
  • Dane County Transportation Center
    Provides information and assistance to help people to learn about and connect with transportation resources.

  • Quick Reference Guide
    Transportation Provider Options in Dane County for People with Developmental and Other Disabilities.

  • Transportation Reference and Individualized Planning (T.R.I.P.) Toolkit
    The Transportation Independence Project (TIP) has prepared this toolkit to increase informed transportation decision making in people with developmental disabilities as they consider: how transportation helps them live the life they choose, self-assess their needs, explore the full continuum of transportation options, select the best option for each trip and take steps to arrange services and supports. The toolkit may be used independently, or with the help of family, a caregiver or a team who supports an individual.

Services for Children Under the Age of 18
  • CompassWisconsin: Threshold
    Provides a unified point for intake, application and eligibility determination for children’s long-term support (CLTS) services for families in Dane County. Families can apply for Katie Beckett Medicaid, Children’s Long-Term Support Waiver and the Children’s Community Options Program through CompassWisconsin: Threshold. Contact 608-288-9808 to inquire about these services.

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ADRC Mission Statement
To support seniors, adults with disabilities, their families and caregivers by providing useful information, assistance and education on community services and long-term care options and by serving as the single entry point for publicly funded long-term care services while at all times respecting the rights, dignity and preference of the individual.
 
ADRC Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
7:45 am – 4:30 pm
*After-hours appointments are available upon request
 
ADRC Contact information
Toll-Free: 855-417-6892
Phone: 608-240-7400
Fax: 608-240-7401
 
Email
ADRC@countyofdane.com
 
Address
2865 N. Sherman Avenue
Northside Town Center
Madison, WI 53704

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A memory screen is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory and cognition. It creates a baseline of where a person is at so future changes can be monitored. Memory Screening can be conducted at the ADRC, or we can visit your home.
Call (608) 240-7400 to schedule a memory screen.