Parent Resources

Parents are the most important influence in a child’s life. Communication between the parent, the child and the school/teacher are vital to the success and well being of each child. The information and resources found in the links at the side of this page can assist parents as they help their child learn and grow.

IEP Planning Resources

Transition (for ages 14-21 - preparing for life after high school)

  • CCOT - County Communities on Transition - a regional group that comes together regularly to identify issues, barriers, supports, & solutions to assist students with disabilities make a successful transition based on postsecondary goals related to training or education, employment, and independent living.
  • Opening Doors to Self-Determination


  • Opening Doors to Employment
  • Portal Inc. - located in Grafton, offers many services to help individuals with disabilities to develop independent and interdependent life skills for quality living.
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) To apply for DVR services complete the online referral/application.
  • Harrigan Development Services - social skills groups, vocational skills training, individual support services, disability consulting and case management, counseling for individuals and families, mentoring/daily living skills training.
  • Ozaukee Youth Apprenticeship - Wisconsin's Youth Apprenticeships integrate school-based and work-based learning to provide students in their junior and senior years with academic and occupational skills leading to both a high school diploma and a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in a specific industry.
  • Project SEARCH - a business led collaboration that enables young adults with disabilities to gain and maintain employment through training and career exploration. 

Adult Services

  • Opening Doors A Guide to Adult Services
  • Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) - a division of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services where you can receive accurate, unbiased information on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability.
  • Include, Respect, I Self-Direct (IRIS) - another division of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services that is a Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver for self-directed long-term supports.
  • Balance Inc. - primary objective is to provide support to people with disabilities in their homes, assist them in discovering and connecting with their community, and help them develop relationships that will enhance their lives.

Post-Secondary Education

For upcoming events, check out the Parenting Resources section of the district newsletter.

District Family Engagement Liaison- Darya Alexander
Please contact with any questions: or 262-416-8979

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