Members of the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities, Disability Rights Wisconsin, The Arc WI and the Waisman center traveled to Washington DC for the 2018 Disability Policy Seminar April 22-25. During the seminar attendees had the chance to meet with Wisconsin’s Congressional representatives or their staff. Below are the electronic versions of the one-pager recommendations. Please look over the pages and feel free to use in your own advocacy! Caregiver Crisis One Problem: In a 2016 Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations survey 85% of more than 500 respondents said they cannot find enough direct care workers to...Read More
Day: April 27, 2018
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What’s the Word?
Every month we plan to share some perspective on disability issues written by a self-advocate. This could be about an advocacy effort in the state or just some food for thought.