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Disability Rights Wisconsin La Crosse Listening Session

The Board of Directors of Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) will be conducting a Listening Session on Friday, December 7, 2012 in La Crosse.

DRW is the designated protection and advocacy agency for people with developmental, physical, or sensory disabilities and people with mental illness in Wisconsin. DRW engages in a variety of advocacy strategies, including one-on-one advocacy for individuals and their families; systems advocacy (influencing state and county policy, legislative advocacy and coalition building); class action and impact litigation; and providing training to people with disabilities, their family members, human service professionals, attorneys and others on a variety of disability related topics.

The DRW Board wants to hear from people with disabilities, their families, friends, disability activists, service providers and other concerned individuals about your ideas for the future of disability advocacy and the issues that need to be addressed in the areas of special education, developmental disability, mental health and physical disability services and disability rights.

WHEN: Friday, December 7, 2012 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m
WHERE: Radisson Hotel – 200 Harborview Plaza – La Crosse, WI
PARKING: You must pull a ticket when entering the parking lot; there will be tokens available at the meeting.  Use your token to exit the parking lot.
BUS: Bus transfer point is about two blocks from the hotel on Jay Street.
ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION: Para-transit service is available for individuals certified as ADA Para-transit eligible.  Call MTU Mobility Plus at 608-781-3069.
QUESTIONS: Call 800-928-8778 Voice
888-758-6049 TTY/Textnet
ACCOMMODATIONS: Contact Linda Apple at 800-928-8778 or by November 28 if you need an accommodation or language translation to participate.
WRITTEN COMMENTS: If you would like to submit written comments, you may send them via email to or by mail to: Disability Rights Wisconsin 131 West Wilson Street, Suite 700 Madison, WI 53703.


Click here for Spanish version of announcement: DRW La Crosse Listening Session Dec 2012 Spanish.

Click here for Hmong version of announcement: DRW La Crosse Listening Session 1212 Hmong.