Archive for April, 2017

Job Posting – Advocacy Specialist

Disability Rights Wisconsin is seeking a full-time Advocacy Specialist for our Madison office.

The Advocacy Specialist is responsible for providing direct client advocacy and representation to individuals with disabilities and their families on a variety of disability-related issues. Other duties include: administrative tasks related to case maintenance and reporting, outreach, information and referral, systems advocacy and training.

Please click here for more position details.

New Program and Opportunities with DRW!

Disability Rights Wisconsin’s new Victim Advocacy Program is looking for volunteer advocates to help people with disabilities who are victims/survivors of crime, throughout the state of Wisconsin. We are also looking for attorneys who would be willing to offer short term pro bono legal service (eligible for CLE credit) to victims/survivors with disabilities. Click here to read more about this new program, and how to get involved!

Guiding Principles For Competitive Integrated Employment for People With Disabilities in Long-term Care

The Department of Health Services announces new Guiding Principles for Competitive Integrated Employment for people with Disabilities in Long-Term Care

DHS guiding principles re employment in LTC

Highlighting Success in Hiring People with Disabilities

DRW’s Mary Cerretti and her son Kyle were featured speakers at a Kenosha Legislative Breakfast which highlighted success in hiring people with disabilities.  Kyle’s impactful remarks got a standing ovation from the crowd.  The Kenosha News covered the event.

Click here to read the article.

Highlighting Success