We have listed links to non-profit, professional, and advocacy
groups. Most of these web sites have other links to more
Wisconsin Bureau of Quality Assurance
The Bureau of Quality Assurance (BQA), in the Division of Disability
& Elder Services, is responsible for assuring the safety, welfare
and health of persons using health and community care provider
services in Wisconsin.
Department of Human Services
Council on Developmental Disabilities
The Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities is dedicated to
improving the independence, productivity, and integration of people
with developmental disabilities in Wisconsin.
Bureau of Developmental Disabilities
The Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS), located in
the Division of Disability and Elder Services, is the primary state
agency responsible for the development and implementation of
statewide policy, services and supports for people with
DAWN Disability Advocates: Wisconsin Network
DAWN is a statewide grassroots cross-disability network of people
who care about disability issues. DAWN supports legislative change
in the programs affecting people with all disabilities, and focuses
in the most important issues affecting all people with disabilities.
It includes people with disabilities, family member, friends,
service providers, and other who are committed to enhancing the
lives of people with disabilities.
The Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy
The Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy (WCA) is a private, nonprofit
agency chosen by Wisconsin's Governor to provide protection and
advocacy for people with disabilities throughout the state.
Syndrome Association of Wisconsin
Tthe Down_Syndrome Association of Wisconsin is a volunteer group
consisting of people who wish to create an optimistic outlook about
Down syndrome for families and others. DSAW works with health care
professionals, educators, federal, state and county agencies,
community leaders, legislators, advocates, and parent support
The Epilepsy Foundation is a national, charitable organization,
founded in 1968 as the Epilepsy Foundation of America. The
organization wholly dedicated to the welfare of people with
epilepsy, their mission is simple: to work for children and adults
affected by seizures through research, education, advocacy and
Society of Wisconsin
The mission of the Autism Society of Wisconsin is to promote
lifelong opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and
their families to be fully included, participating members of their
communities through information and referral, advocacy, public
awareness, and education and support for local Autism Society of
America chapters, professionals and others who support individuals
with autism in Wisconsin.
The site's concept and direction was born through the many
frustrations associated with finding the proper and best quality
treatments and resources available for those with Autism. The
creation of Autism Today is geared to provide the most efficient and
effective tools available.
UCP is the leading source of information on cerebral palsy and is a
pivotal advocate for the rights of persons with any disability.
UCP's mission is to advance the independence, productivity and full
citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.