Archive for August, 2015

DRW Listening Session – Eau Claire – Friday, September 18

Help shape our advocacy plans for the future.

Come and speak or just listen to what others in your
community have to say.

WHEN: Friday, September 18, 2015 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM

L.E. Phillips Senior Center
1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire 54703

For details, click here.

Spirit of the ADA Awards Luncheon – Monday, October 5 – Save the Date

Spirit of the ADA Luncheon - Date Saver

Disability Rights Wisconsin is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act by recognizing 25 Wisconsin companies, individuals and organizations which are positively changing and improving the lives of people with disabilities.

Please Join Us for the Spirit of ADA Awards Luncheon

Monday, October 5, 2015

Wisconsin Club
900 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee

11:30 am - Registration and VIP Reception

Noon-1:30 pm - Luncheon and Recognition of Award Recipients and Special Honoree Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner

Table sponsorship available beginning at $1250. Tickets: $75

Register at:

Contact: Arlene at 414-270-3000, ext. 230 or

August 10 ABLE Law Celebration in Green Bay

On Monday, August 10 Disability Rights Wisconsin celebrated passage of Wisconsin’s Achieving a Better Life Experience – ABLE Law with families and people with disabilities in Green Bay.

Read our press release:  Press Release – Area Families Celebrate New Law that will Change Lives – ABLE Law – Green Bay August 10.

Read the ABLE Law FAQ: ABLE Accounts FAQ.

Read testimony from a parent: Robbin Thomas Lyons ABLE Testimony.

Read testimony from a person with a disability: ABLE LAW STATEMENT BY DAVID PINNO.