Updates

Survival Coalition Creation of a Caregiver Waiver-FAQ

Survival Coalition has developed a Frequently Asked Questions document on its recommendation to create a Medicaid waiver for Caregivers. Lack of benefits is a major factor contributing to paid care professionals leaving the workforce. This proposal would extend Medicaid health care insurance to paid and informal caregivers, while allowing them to earn and save more. […]

State of the State Reaction from Survival Coalition

Disability Advocates Applaud Governor Evers’ Commitments to People with Disabilities: Request Renewed Attention in Key Areas The Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations was pleased to hear Governor Evers highlight priorities for people with disabilities in tonight’s State of the State address, including a commitment to meet the needs of students with disabilities through an […]

Registration is Open for Disability Advocacy Day 2019

Registration is now open. Two ways to register: Online at: https://www.eri-wi.org/dad/  Download form HERE Wednesday, March 20, Monona Terrace, One John Nolen Ave, Madison, WI 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 […]

Survival Coalition Statement on Appointment of Andrea Palm to Department of Health Services Secretary

The Survival Coalition of more than 30 disability organizations looks forward to working with  Governor-Elect Tony Evers’ proposed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary Andrea Palm to continue to improve important Medicaid programs that people with disabilities across the lifespan depend on throughout Wisconsin. Nearly 20 Medicaid programs in Wisconsin provide a variety of supports […]

Survival Coalition provides Governor-Elect Evers’ Transition Team Recommendations for Immediate Action and the Biennial Budget

Survival Co-chairs meat with Governor-Elect Evers’ transition team to discuss recommendations for immediate Action and the biennial budget on issues including Caregiving, Medicaid prior authorization for children, MAPP, special education, and employment. Read the full document here.

Save the Date for Disability Advocacy Day 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Official Site for Disability Advocacy Day. Start Time  TBD Registration will open by February 1, 2019 No Walks in permitted. Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive,  Madison, WI Disability Advocacy Day is designed to connect you with your legislators so you can talk about issues that matter to […]