We are very thankful to have met with Department of Health Services Secretary Linda Seemeyer on July 30! We appreciate the opportunity to meet with her to thank her for giving families the ability to provide another perspective on the importance of Wisconsin continuing its commitment for all employment choices being available for individuals with significant disabilities (and their guardians) to make their own decisions on a purposeful and dignified life path.
James Janis (JJ) recently signed up to become a self-advocate, to be a voice for the voiceless members of the diverse abilities community. He was inspired to write this poem to remind people the best way to advocate for themselves and others. JJ is working on a book of poetry, entitled: Reflections of a Flag-Bearer, which is scheduled to be…Continue
THE SOUNDER, Random Lake, WI, Nov. 23, 2017 – Page 5\uap>Capital Report by Rep. Glenn Grothman (R - Wisconsin 6th District) \uap>Everyone has unique abilities — abilities to be celebrated and honored, and never used to hold anyone back professionally. I have heard people in the disabilities world call these “diverse abilities,” a term I like and find relevant. \uap>Men and women in our communities who live with significant… Continue