Public Hearing on Adoption

Speaker's Task Force on Adoption holds first public hearing at UW-Green Baying in Wisconsin.

The Assembly Committee on Family Law is holding a public hearing regarding bills from the Speaker’s Task Force on Adoption. Disability Rights Wisconsin provided informational testimony for the committee. In reviewing these bills, DRW has assessed the impact these proposals will have on parents who have disabilities, families of children with disabilities who are at risk of child welfare intervention, children with disabilities in out of home placements, and children with disabilities adopted through the public system.  DRW also shared informational recommendations with the Speakers Task Force on Adoption.