Call or email us to connect with a health benefits advocate and get help navigating the healthcare financing system
Contact ABC for Health if you LIVE IN WISCONSIN and you:
Are having trouble paying medical bills
Have lost or will lose health coverage
Need help determining which health coverage is right for you
Need help determining your eligibility for health benefits
Have a pre-existing condition and can’t find health care coverage
Are interested in applying for coverage programs such as BadgerCare Plus
Received a claims denial or are in a dispute with your private insurer
Received a notice from BadgerCare saying they won’t cover a service
Have questions about having BadgerCare and private insurance at the same time
Have questions about using your benefits
Would like to know how health care reform will affect your coverage
Are part of an intact family and facing a birth cost recovery judgment
Access to Independence, Inc. is a non-profit, consumer controlled Independent Living Center (ILC) that provides advocacy, resources, and services to people of all ages with all types of disabilities in Dane, Columbia, Green, and Dodge counties in south-central Wisconsin. ILC's are a nationwide network of consumer controlled disability resource centers, where the majority of board and staff are people with disabilities. Through our Independent Living (IL) Philosophy, we help people develop the tools and skills to make informed choice for themselves and work to increase the choices available to people with disabilities. We are a part of a network of centers across the nation and one of the eight centers in Wisconsin. All centers share the Independent Living Philosophy and focus on providing specific services that help people with disabilities live as independently as they choose.
Information and Referral
Available to any individual in the community who has a disability related question, concern or need
ACCESS works to assist individuals to communicate their needs to obtain services and support.
Staff and trained volunteers with disabilities assist consumers with reaching independent living goals.
Individualized and group training in many skill areas
Specialized help in areas of community and post secondary transition
Access provides a wide variety of classes and services specifically for youth 18 and under
Over 1,000 devices can be tried, and many can by borrowed, free of charge for up to three weeks
Home safety, workplace accessibility, and ADA compliance assessments to improve physical and programmatic accessibility.
Aiming for Acceptance is a non-profit organization started by a group of rural community members wanting to help establish therapies, services, and support to those living with or serving those either on the Autism Spectrum (ASD) or with Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD) in rural southwest Wisconsin
Fennimore WI, 53809
We provide support, education and advocacy to individuals with Autism, their families and the community in south central and south western WI.
We are dedicated to improving the lives of all who are impacted by autism by providing information, resources and support, while raising awareness and acceptance in our community. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
Madison, WI 53719
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization run by and for autistic people. ASAN is a national grassroots disability rights organization for the autistic community. We fight for disability rights. We work to make sure autistic people are included in policy-making, so that laws and policies meet our community’s needs. We work to support all forms of self-advocacy and to change the way people think about autism. Our members and supporters include autistic adults and youth, cross-disability advocates, and non-autistic family members, professionals, educators, and friends.
PO Box 66122
Washington, DC 20035
AWN is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization with a mission to provide community, support and resources for Autistic women, girls, transfeminine and transmasculine nonbinary and genderqueer people, trans people of all genders, Two Spirit people, and all others of marginalized genders.
Lincoln, NE 68506
This guide will help our trans and autistic community members know better what to expect whengoing to doctors or hospitals, understand rights and responsibilities, and strategize for safetyplanning, effective communication, accommodations, and more.
Planning ahead can help guide a person with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD) to lead a good life as independently as possible. A plan is important throughout all stages of life and especially in the future after the parent or caregiver is no longer able to provide support. To better serve families and individuals with I/DD in future planning, “Build Your Plan”® is a tool that enables families to create accounts and begin to build their plans within the Center.
Circles of Life is Wisconsin’s annual conference for families who have children with disabilities and the providers and other professionals who support them.
Milwaukee law firm. Some specialties are disability law, school law, and students rights (including IEPs).