Learn about Supported Decision-Making in Wisconsin

Supported Decision-Making is now the Law in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Department of Health Services Supported Decision-Making Agreement Form *New Supported Decision-Making Tool – A letter for my doctors. In 2018 Governor Walker signed Supported Decision-Making into Law in Wisconsin, giving individuals with disabilities, older adults and families an alternative to more restrictive guardianship. Wisconsin among the […]

The Arc Wisconsin stands with People with Disabilities to Witness Wisconsin History: Signing of State’s Employment First bill into Law

Madison, Wis. – The Arc Wisconsin and disability advocates from across the state gathered at the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 28, to witness Governor Walker sign a landmark Employment First bill into law. Read the new law here. As one of the state’s most prominent voices in protecting the rights of people with intellectual […]

The Arc, People with Disabilities See Promising Initiatives; Remaining Needs in Budget Proposal

For Immediate Release                                                         Contact: Lisa Pugh, State Director (608) 422-4250 February 9, 2017   The Arc, People with Disabilities See Promising Initiatives; Remaining Needs in Budget Proposal   Madison, WI – People with disabilities and Arc Wisconsin members across the state will be working to preserve key investments in Governor Walker’s budget proposal as […]

Pugh: Invest in the community

By Lisa Pugh The original article appeared in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel   Like all Americans, people with disabilities deserve the opportunity to live independently in the community with their peers. The brutal attack of a teenager with disabilities in Chicago was a heinous act of violence that shocked the nation. However, leading Wisconsin disability […]

The Arc Wisconsin Helps you Advocate on the State Budget

Check back here for new items related to the 2017-2019 State Budget.   Make Sure to Testify at a Joint Finance Budget Hearing Near You! See Dates and Locations     Arc Wisconsin Press Release – Gov Walker Budget Proposal   Self-Advocate Budget Summary   2017 Budget Training