Advocacy for Change

Advocacy for Change 2018 will be held on Thursday, April 12!

Advocacy for Change  is a full day advocacy and skills training event for parents and other family members who have children/youth with disabilities or special health care needs.

Participants will:

  • Learn about the latest policy and budget priorities, including waiting lists for long-term supports, changes to Medicaid, special education and more!    
  • Practice how to tell your family story in ways that can impact changes in programs and policies.
  • Visit with your Representatives at the state Capitol to educate them about issues important to you and your family.  

 

Materials from our March 2017 event:

Event Materials

Preparing for your Visit

Issue Briefings/Policy Background

MEDICAID

CHILDREN’S LONG-TERM SUPPORTS AND WAIT LISTS

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR CHILDREN

EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT see the Wisconsin Policy Page!

Want to learn more about advocating for your family? See the Advocacy Tools and Resources Page!

 

Archives: 2016 Advocacy for Change Event Materials