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Central Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled

Posted On: September 10, 2020 - 3:53pm

Central Wisconsin Center (CWC) was opened in 1959.  It provides short-term and residential services to assist individuals living with intellectual disabilities in acquiring the personal skills needed to reach their highest potential. Ongoing active treatment is provided so individuals can acquire skills toward personal independence to attain a high quality of life. Currently, more than 200 people live in the residential program. Ninety-six percent of the people supported at CWC have a profound intellectual disability and physical and medical needs that require total assistance in daily cares such as eating, dressing, and bathing, as well as ongoing medical and nursing care monitoring of their health.

CWC Mission Statement: Central Wisconsin Center supports people with developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential by enhancing human development, health, environment, and quality of life

Therapeutic Recreation Mission: The primary mission of the Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Department is to provide functional interventions, leisure education and recreation participation services. These comprehensive services will facilitate an appropriate leisure lifestyle. The services are designed to meet the individual needs and interests of people living at the Center through a diversified program of activities, both within the facility and in the community.

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Contact Information

Rachel Wisniewski, CTRS
Internship Coordinator & Supervisor

Field Site Location

317 Knutson Drive
Madison, Wisconsin 5370
United States
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Phone: (608) 301-9303
Fax: No fax number available




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