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Wendy Velzke
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Wendy Velzke

Preferred Mailing Address 306 2nd Street SW
Morristown, MN 55052
Contact Phone Business: (507) 384-8943
Home: (507) 685-4274
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Email wvelzke@gmail.com
Education College Degree in Apparel Design
Interest in developmental disabilities My area of interest is Autism Spectrum Disorders. I  believe in getting necessary supports to children as soon as possible, which is aided by early detection. I also find myself drawn to focus largely on the transition aged youth. I  want to help them to be successful as they grow into adults. I  would like to see them have as many resources available to them as they need to succeed in their chosen endeavors.
Experience in developmental disabilities Experience in developmental disabilities: I have been surrounded by various forms of developmental disabilities my entire life. I have worked with students, families, and educators to create successful life strategies for students on the Autism Spectrum. I am a Partners in Policymaking graduate and a member of the Special Education Advisory Panel at the Department of Education.
Anything else
about yourself
I'm a mom of three amazing children, one on the Autism Spectrum. I love being outdoors and taking family time as often as I can.

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The GCDD is funded under the provisions of P.L. 106-402. The federal law also provides funding to the Minnesota Disability Law Center, the state Protection and Advocacy System, and to the Institute on Community Integration, the state University Center for Excellence. The Minnesota network of programs works to increase the IPSII of people with developmental disabilities and families into community life.