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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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Remembering Gwen Jackson

Disability Rights Wisconsin honors the life and legacy of Gwen Jackson, as we mourn her passing. Gwen served as the President of the Disability Rights…
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Keep $600 Million Investment for Special Education in Budget

Help Children with Disabilities – Keep $600 Million Investment for Special Education in Budget   Governor Evers is proposing a 60% reimbursement rate for special…
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DHS Awards Grant to Fund New Peer-Run Respite for Veterans

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has awarded Mental Health America of Wisconsin a grant to develop and manage the nation’s first peer-run respite…
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Successful Lawsuit Invalidating Extraordinary Session Laws

Disability Rights Wisconsin was pleased with the ruling of the Dane County Circuit Court today which struck down the entirety of the “extraordinary session” as…
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DRW Supports AB20 – language changes for ppl w intellectual DBs

Disability Rights Wisconsin submitted testimony in support of AB 20 which would make terminology changes for those with an intellectual disability in administrative rules. DRW…
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