Other Disability Organizations

A strong advocate behind the Wisconsin BPDD table at an event




Disability Rights Wisconsin


Disability Rights Wisconsin is a private nonprofit organization designated by the Governor to ensure the rights of all state citizens with disabilities through individual advocacy and system change, DRW is part of a national system of federally-mandated, independent disability agencies.




WisconSibs works to foster a community of support and understanding for brothers and sisters of individuals with special needs.

The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities


The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (WBPDD) was established to advocate on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities, foster welcoming and inclusive communities, and improve the disability service system. The Board’s mission is to help people with developmental disabilities become independent, productive, and included in all facets of community life.


Wisconsin First Step Resource & Referral Hotline

800.642.STEP (7837)

Wisconsin’s Department of Health  Services (DHS) Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) has five regional centers to assist families with resources for their children.