Consultant Name: Laura Everson
Company Name: Progressive Community Services, Inc.
Phone Number: 608-843-0880
Job Title: IRIS Consultant
Care Responsibilities: As an IRIS Consultant, I provide assistance to adults to help promote a self-directed plan that will best meet their needs and goals in life.
Name of Institution: UW-Whitewater
Major/Degree: Bachelor’s degree in social work
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I have not only grown up with a sibling with a disability but have dedicated my career to being the best advocate possible. I have 4 years of hands-on experience supporting individuals in their own homes and community through a residential agency right here in Madison. Additionally, I have experience supporting Children and Teens in inclusive childcare and community programs through my most recent job at United Cerebral Palsy. Throughout my career I have supported children, teenagers and adults of all ages. I have experience with both physical and developmental disabilities including, but not limited to: Autism, Down Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disabilities, etc.
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I have over 11 years of experience supporting individuals of all ages and from all walks of life. I love meeting new people and forming connections with participants and their families.
My free time is spent with my husband and 3 kids. We enjoy camping, hiking, baking, gardening and cheering on all our Wisconsin sports teams!