Blog Post Archive

Season’s Greetings from Wise!

From all of us at Wise, wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday filled with warm memories and plenty of good...

2017-18 Annual Report Available Now!

The Wise annual report for 2017-18 is available now, click here! Each year our staff and associates set out to provide high quality training and technical assistance first within the Pacific Northwest and second to those seeking to improve integrated employment in...

New Staff at Wise…

We are excited to share some changes to our Team at Wise this spring. We have recently welcomed a new program manager, Josie Sparks. Josie brings years of experience in employment and community inclusion program development. In addition, we have added a new position...

Reflections on Community Inclusion by Stephen Eyman

Recently I caught wind of the decision to change the name of the Community Access Program to Community Inclusion. As I think back on my years as a Community Access Specialist in Spokane, I can’t help but reflect on the meaning of true inclusion in our community and...

October National Disability Employment Awareness Month

By Dan Rutten National Disability Employment Awareness Month is now in its 29th year and it’s amazing to think about the progress we have made in the last three decades since its inception. From the shifting emphasis on the value of community-based employment over...

Partners for Work 2017 by Debbie Moore

Our Seattle summer is behind us and fall is here. With this transition, new opportunities within our Partners for Work (PFW) Project are underway. The groundwork has been taking shape over the summer getting Rotary Clubs prepared for their new Greeters. First time...

Good Transition is More Than Just Magic…

According to IDEA Section 300.29: (a) Transition service means a coordinated set of activities for a student with a disability that (1) Is designed within an outcome-oriented process, that promotes movement from school to post-school activities, including...

Assistive Technology – Where to Start? By Ryan Farrow, WISE

We live in a world of unlimited choices. With the massive amount of assistive technology (AT) options, it is difficult to know where to start to discover what type of AT is right for you or someone you support.  Throughout the process of putting AT in place, there are...

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