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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!

2023/24 Dates

September 15 & 16, 2023

October 13 & 14, 2023 

November 10 & 11, 2023

January 5 & 6, 2024

February 2 & 3, 2024 


Sonesta Hotel ~ Milwaukee West Wauwatosa


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

on Saturday. 

Other Details

Families MUST attend all sessions. 

Presentations and materials will be available in Spanish upon request.  

Registration, food, overnight stay and resources are paid for by Milwaukee Public Schools and a grant from the Wispact Foundation. 

How do I apply?

Or, call/email

Sherry Gundlach at 920-896-1003

Para Informacion en Espanol 

Fatima Becerra

YiPPE helps youth

  • make their own decisions 

  • get involved in their school/community

  • speak up for themselves

  • prepare for college/work

  • meet other youth 

YiPPE helps parents

  • 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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