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YiPPE (Youth in Partnership with Parents for Empowerment)

YIPPE is FREE to families! 

An opportunity for youth with disabilities, ages 14 to 21, and their parents to learn about the transition process in a unique way while building real life skills in the areas of employment, education, living, and health!

2024/25 Dates 

October 18 & 19, 2024

November 8 & 9, 2024

January 10 & 11, 2025

February 21 & 22, 2025

March 21 & 22, 2025


Sonesta Milwaukee West Hotel

104999 W. Innovation Dr.

Milwaukee, WI


YiPPE starts at 5:30 pm on Friday and ends at 3:30 pm 

on Saturday. 

Other Details

Families MUST attend all sessions. 

Registration, food, overnight stay and resources are free to families.   

YiPPE helps youth

YiPPE helps parents

  • make their own decisions 

  • get involved in their school/community

  • speak up for themselves

  • prepare for college/work

  • meet other youth 

  • plan for life after high school

  • learn about valuable resources and adult services

  • become part of a network of parents who have youth with disabilities

  • explore ways to share this information with other families


What Parents Are Saying

 “I cannot tell you what an impact YiPPE had on our  entire family.  My son has gained some wonderful friends, and we have a few families that we have become close to. It is wonderful!”

YiPPE Parent

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