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Disability Awareness - Workshop Series

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Weekly on Tuesday

Independence First’s Grafton Office2360 Dakota Dr.Grafton, WI 53024


Disability Awareness

Independent Living Skills for People with Disabilities


Fun, interactive and educational workshops covering; understanding your disability, disability history, and using self-determination to become an empowered, confident individual

All meetings take place at the Independence First’s Grafton Office 

2360 Dakota Dr Grafton, WI 53024 

Group meets Tuesdays, January 10 – February 14, 2023 
 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

                          January 10, 2023  

Lesson One: Disability History 

                          January 17, 2023  

Lesson Two: Understanding Disability 

                          January 24, 2023  

Lesson Three: Breaking Down Stereotypes 

                          January 31, 2023  

Lesson Four: The Power of Words  

                         February 07, 2023  

Lesson Five: Person First Language  

          February 14, 2023          Lesson Six: Self-Determination  


To RSVP or to request accommodations, contact Tonya Villwock at  414-731-7834 or  

Reasonable Accommodations Independence First is committed to providing the highest degree of accessibility when offering agency-sponsored events.  

Please notify Tonya Villwock at 414-731-7834 V/Relay or with your disability-related accommodation requests by 2 weeks before each group meeting. We will do our best to honor accommodation requests made after these dates. 

Environmental Chemical Sensitivities 

For the safety and comfort of those with chemical and environmental sensitivities, Independence First requests that when attending agency-sponsored events, please refrain from using any perfumed products such as scented soaps, deodorants, perfumes, colognes and heavily scented fabric softeners. To maintain a smoke-free environment, please also refrain from smoking in paths of travel and doorways. 

Contact Information:

To RSVP or to request accommodations, contact Tonya Villwock at  414-731-7834 or