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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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“Job Lines” Buses Under Threat

Funding for the bus system and other transportation has been a priority for our coalitions, as so many people with mental illness and other disabilities…
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Advocates and legislators at bill signing with Governor Walker for support decision making

DRW Applauds New Legislation for People with Disabilities

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2018 Contact: Amy Devine, 608-267-0214 Madison, WI- Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) celebrates the Governor’s signing of the Supported Decision-Making legislation…
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HMO Enrollment Changes

HMO Enrollment Changes for adult Medicaid members getting Supplemental Security Income (SSI). According to DHS, “Starting in January 2018, in order to provide high quality…
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Child in institution sitting on floor with back to wall.

Supporting Juvenile Justice Reform

For Immediate Release March 30, 2018 Contact: Amy Devine, Public Policy Coordinator, 608-267-0214 Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW), the designated Protection and Advocacy system for people…
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People with Disabilities in Wisconsin witness signing of State’s Employment First bill into Law in state capitol

DRW Applauds the Signing of “Employment First” Bill

For Immediate Release: March 28, 2018 Contact: Amy Devine, 608-267-0214, amyd@drwi.org Madison, WI- Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) celebrates the signing of the groundbreaking Employment First…
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