SVRI and Department of Rehabilitation & Counseling 50th Anniversary Celebration SVRI & Rehab Dept. 50th Ann Logo

You are invited to join us for a Homecoming celebration!

Registration is now open!  REGISTER HERE


Agenda at a Glance

Thursday, October 12, 2017
  • Golf outing and other local adventures
  • Early evening reception and program dedicated to Dr. Paul Hoffman, founder of SVRI
Friday, October 13, 2017
  • Full day of conference activity "Innovation through the Decades" featuring nationally-renowned presenters and UW-Stout alumni as plenary session keynote speakers and panelists (luncheon included). 
  • CEUs and CRCs available for conference participants
  • Tours of SVRI and displays of SVRIs 50-year history
  • Great opportunity for professional networking
Saturday, October 14, 2017
  • Morning dedication of Hoffman plaque at the Stout Technology Park
  • Homecoming parade
  • Alumni tailgate and football game (entrance fees apply)
Questions? Contact: 
John Lui at
Mary Mcmanus at


About SVRI

Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures

SVRI is located at the University of Wisconsin–Stout in Menomonie and provides solutions to positively impact the future of persons with disabilities and others in the community through services, training, and research.

Service areas consist of Assistive Technology, Benefits Analysis, and Employment Services.

SVRI is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facility (CARF) in services including Vocational Evaluation, Assistive Technology Support and Services, and Comprehensive Benefits Planning.


Additional Information about SVRI:

Our Mission

SVRI serves as a leader to advance innovative programs and practice in disability and employment through partnerships in research, training, education, and services.

Our Vision

SVRI will be the premiere resource for state-of-the-art knowledge, innovation, and services to positively impact people's health, employment, and economic stability. 

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221 10th Avenue East
Menomonie, WI 54751
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