(MADISON) — The Survival Coalition of more than 30 disability organizations recognizes the contributions of Wisconsin’s caregivers as today kicks off National Family Caregiver Month. “A majority of Survival members tell us that the direct care workforce crisis and the stress that puts on family caregivers is their top concern,” says Beth Swedeen, Survival Co-Chair. […]

Survival Coalition Caregiver Task Force Recommendations

Survival Coalitions has provided to a set of recommendations. See full recommendations.

Survival Coalition provides testimony on AB 462

Survival Coalition members are concerned about the safety of people with disabilities and support policies that lead to prevention and effective response to abuse. However, our analysis finds that AB 462 will not increase safety and we have concluded this bill will result in negative unintended consequences. Survival Coalition has substantive concerns about how such […]

Summary of Impact of Final State Budget on People with Disabilities

Survival Coalition summarizes Governor’s budget and charts more detailed information outlining the Governor’s original request, what the Legislature passed and then what adjustments were made through the Governor’s partial veto authority. Read the full document here.

Survival Coalition 2019-21 Budget Reaction

Celebrating what was done, while recognizing there is more to do People with disabilities, families and advocates for people with disabilities express thanks for key priorities included in the budget while also noting extreme disappointment for inadequate investment in other critical areas. See full details here.

Survival Coalition’s comments on the DHS Family Care waiver

Survival Coalition provides public comments on the proposed Family Care waiver. Read letter with full recommendations.