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April 14, 2016
David Ordan, Eisenhower Center Milwaukee
Right now, there is a lot of confusion regarding prevocational services and all the various way the government and others are trying to close workshops, or at least make it much more difficult to operate.
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March 16, 2016
David Ordan, Eisenhower Center, Milwaukee, WI
Meet Stacy: Sweet smile. Tells great jokes.
She also has very limited movement and is developmentally disabled.
For the better part of her adult life, Stacy has worked at the Eisenhower Center.
As I've written before, the federal government has embarked on a determined...
January 21, 2016
What hapens when sheltered workshops close?
A recent letter to the editor in a Buffalo, NY paper told the story from one mother's perspective.
It will break your heart.
Read her comments here.
This is the true outcome for the vast majority of people with disabilities,...
January 8, 2016
David Ordan, Development Director, Eisenhower Center
Minnesota may "make adjustments" (does this mean cuts?) to sheltered-workshop operators, thinking it will provide incentive to help their workers find jobs in the community. See article here:
This could be a huge mistake - and here's why.
First, a recent stud...
February 4, 2015
Natalie's story shows that having a disability does not have to keep a person from living life as fully and independently as possible. Click to watch a Fox 6 WITI focus on her activities at Eisenhower Center and in the community.
February 3, 2015
Donald Sanders is one of our best bakers. We had a chance to be on a Fox Focus segment featuring Ike Bites - can you name all five ingredients?
January 27, 2015
With the unemployment rate for people with disabilities at 82%, the need to create jobs for our clientele is greater than ever before.
So Eisenhower Center decided to take the bull by the horns and create its own in-house business - Ike Bites Dog Treats Bakery.
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She has a disability. They closed her workshop. Her story will break your heart.
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