Mission and Vision

Mission and Vision

Vision Statement

All persons with disabilities and their families shall be empowered to exercise and enjoy the full extent of their rights and to pursue the greatest possible quality of life.

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DRW challenges systems and society to achieve positive changes in the lives of people with disabilities and their families.

Core Values


Advocacy for people from all backgrounds in every part of Wisconsin


Access to basic benefits and services


Autonomy and choice in individual life decisions


Working for a barrier free society for everyone


Living, working and attending school in the most integrated setting

Human Rights

Protection from abuse and neglect in institutions and the community


Defending people’s rights to move out of institutions and other segregated settings

See DRW's End Policies.

See DRW's Ends Statements Summary.