Action Alerts

For information on DRW news, events, or press releases, please contact:
Bob Poeschl at 920-944-2544 or email media@drwi.org.

For information on DRW action alerts, public policy, or voting efforts, please contact:
Lisa Hassenstab at 608-308-2639 or lisah@drwi.org.

Support the Statute on Restraint and Seclusion for Wisconsin Students

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Disability Rights Wisconsin in collaboration with Wisconsin Family Ties and WI Facets worked on LRB-1898, to strengthen the statute on restraint and seclusion for Wisconsin students. It is s now circulating for co-sponsorship in the legislature! The bill would make many important improvements, including: • Require that restraint and seclusion data be reported to DPI as well as school boards (under current law, only school boards receive the data) • Require schools to convey a…
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Strengthen Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries

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A new bill has been introduced in Congress that would protect people with disabilities from financial exploitation, abuse and neglect. But in order for this to happen, we need your help to get the law passed! Click here to tell your representative to support HR4547.
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