Updates

Survival Coalition Celebrates Assembly Passage of Seclusion and Restraint Bill

The Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations congratulates the Assembly today for passing SB 527 the seclusion and restraint bill, that will further ensure students are protected from harmful practices, support schools and keep parents informed. The bill includes common sense changes to the state’s current seclusion and restraint law (Act 125) including requiring schools […]

Survival Coalition Supports Governor’s Proposal to Increase State Investment in Public Schools

The Survival Coalition of statewide disability organizations supports the Governor’s recommendation to convene a special session to consider additional investments in K-12 education, including two-thirds state funding of all public education. Survival Coalition has consistently advocated for additional funding for special education, school-based mental health services, and transition grant funding. In the last biennium, the […]

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR DISABILITY ADVOCACY DAY!

DISABILITY ADVOCACY DAY IS  TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2020 Register NOW! Disability Advocacy Day is a day-long event focused on connecting Self-Advocates with their legislators to talk about issues that matter to them. Attendees are expected to participate in the full day of activities. REGISTRATION INFORMATION Register Fee: $10 per person. Order a lunch (optional) $10 […]

Survival Coalition Applauds Governor’s Focus on Disability Issues

The Survival Coalition of more than 30 statewide disability organizations supports the Governor’s focus on disability issues in last night’s State of the State address. The governor underscored the importance of accessible voting, adequate funding for special education, access to transit, and criminal justice reforms that impact the disability community. Read more…

Survival Coalition Celebrates Senate Passage of SB 527 the Seclusion and Restraint Bill

The Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations congratulates the Senate today for passing SB 527, the seclusion and restraint bill, that will further ensure students are protected from harmful practices, support schools and keep parents informed. The bill includes common sense changes to the state’s current seclusion and restraint law (Act 125) including requiring schools […]

Survival Action Alert on legislative action this week

Survival Coalition is urging members to take action this week on 3 important issues that issue teams have been working on. Call your legislators by Tuesday (you can leave a message over the long holiday weekend) on the following issues: — SB 527 – The Seclusion and Restraint Bill will be voted on in the […]