Updates

New fact sheet available for November’s National Family Caregivers Month.

 A new fact sheet with status and policy asks for November’s National Family Caregivers Month. See attachment.

Survival sends testimony to Senate Health Committee

The Survival Coalition thanks the committee for the opportunity to provide comment on SB 155. Survival Coalition recognizes the significant burden many long-term care residents face finding a place to live, a challenge that is compounded when they must move within a specific period of time. We support improving notification requirements and allowing more time […]

Survival’s Budget Analysis

Survival Coalition’s analysis document, compares Survival’s original asks, the governor’s budget and the Joint Finance Committee budget, signed into Law by Governor. Link to budget analysis

Ensuring Access to Medicaid Services rule public comments

The cross-disability Wisconsin Survival Coalition is comprised of more than 20 statewide disability organizations in Wisconsin with a mission of improving services and supports so people with disabilities can fully participate in their communities. We appreciate the opportunity to provide public comment on the Ensuring Access to Medicaid Services rule (file code CMS-2442-P) and the […]

Survival Coalition Disappointed in Expanded Private School Funding, Proposed Modest Investment in Public Special Education

June 20, 2023 The Survival Coalition of more than 20 statewide disability organizations is deeply disappointed with the Governor’s decision today to sign into law Senate Bill 330 increasing the amount of public funding for private schools, while the Legislature’s current state budget proposal for a modest special education increase would keep Wisconsin near the […]

For Immediate Release: Survival Coalition Sees DHS State Budget as Beginning to Address Needs of Disability Community

The Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee last night voted on disability priorities in the Department of Health Services (DHS) section of the state budget that takes some first steps toward addressing the most pressing needs of the disability community: adequate supports to live in their homes and communities and freedom from abuse and neglect. Another critical […]