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!
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
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.
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!”