Survival Coalition: Analysis of Governor’s budget proposal

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Press Release: Governor’s budget invests in care for people with disabilities, older adults

Survival Coalition applauds the Governor for a strong budget for Wisconsin that recognizes the critical need to bolster caregivers who help people with disabilities and older adults living in the community, strong support for special education, investments in mental health, and focus on non-driver transportation.Survival Coalition’s 2022 statewide survey of family caregivers found family caregivers […]


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Save the DateDisability Advocacy Day of Action!

 Thursday, March 23, 2023     In -Person 10 A.M.– 3:00 P.M. Starting at Monona Terrace, One John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI(And State Capitol) download flyer here

Survival Coalition 2022 Background Papers

Survival has prepared these issue papers to provide background and a disability perspective for elected officials, candidates for office, and other policymakers and advocates. Many people with disabilities access programs and services funded by federal, state, or local governments to support them in maintaining their health, accessing education and employment, and participating in their communities. […]

Press Release: Frazzled and Fried, WI family caregivers living in crisis (10/4/2022)

The relentless shortage of paid caregivers is negatively impacting family caregivers, Wisconsin’s workforce, and the larger economy.A statewide survey of almost five hundred family caregivers reveals family caregivers are providing 80% of the care for children and adults with disabilities and older adults, often caring for multiple people simultaneously.The volume of care provided across the […]