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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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Lawmakers Propose To Rid State Administrative Code Of “The R-Word”

Representative John Jagler discusses his and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald’s proposal to remove the phrase “mental retardation” from Wisconsin administrative code and replace it…
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DRW Responds to Governor’s State of the State Address

This week Governor Evers gave the State of the State address for Wisconsin. Some of the key themes were an increase in funding for special…
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DRW Comments on Preexisting Condition Guaranteed Coverage Act

The Assembly Committee on Health held a public hearing on Assembly Bill regarding  Pre-Existing Condition Guaranteed Coverage Act.  DRW submitted informational comments to explain what…
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Disability Rights Wisconsin Names New Executive Director

Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) has named Lea Kitz as the disability advocacy organization’s new Executive Director. Kitz has managed DRW’s Family Care and IRIS Ombudsman…
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Milwaukee County Crisis Redesign

On December 13th, a proposal to redesign crisis services in Milwaukee County was presented to the Mental Health Board.  DRW will be reviewing the proposal…
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