Judy Wolter began working with individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome in 1999. She has extensive experience in both counseling and training. Judy was an AODA counselor for 7 ½ years before coming to PWHO. Judy began her journey with PWHO as an Assistant Group Home Manager at Hanson House. Her advanced skills and abilities led her to the Manager position at Stepping Stone. Judy then became the Coordinator of services at Gatehouse, Stepping Stone and Margaret Ruth. She is now the Coordinator for Lang Home, Doherty Home and Anthony Home.
Judy has been an active facilitator of Special Olympics as well as planning special events for the residents. Judy’s outgoing, caring personality gives support to staff and the individual residents at PWHO.
Judy is originally from the Watertown Wisconsin area. She had the opportunity to achieve her AODA certification in Houston Texas. Judy worked as an AODA counselor and continued her studies for approximately 7 ½ years prior to moving back to the Oconomowoc area. When not at work Judy spends her time enjoying the outdoors, particularly walking, hiking, skiing and bicycle riding.
Judy finds her work with PWHO very rewarding “The interaction I enjoy with our residents is priceless. I have a new understanding and appreciation for the words courage, respect and dignity, just because of our residents.”