Legislative Issues & Advocacy


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 Join Wisconsin Upside Down in advocating at the state or national level for people  with Down syndrome.  Contact us if you are interested joining us in making life better    for people with Down syndrome!  You can also join the our group of National Down      Syndrome Society Ambassadors.  Click here to learn more!


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 Disability News

Join journalist Patricia E. Bauer as she seeks to bring you the best information about what’s happening now and what it may mean for you and your loved ones. This website attempts to aggregate news and commentary about disability, and to document the efforts of people who are seeking new ways to address familiar challenges.

“ See my daughter first, not her disability.”

~ Parent

“I have learned more from my son than I could have ever possibly imagined.
I hope I can give him as much as he has given me as he continues to grow up.”
~Deb Balderas

 Every time the Green Bay Packers make a first down,
UnitedHealthcare will donate to Wisconsin Upside Down!
~First Downs For Down Syndrome

“Our family learns, smiles, laughs, cries and thanks God for not only opening our hearts, but opening our eyes to what the picture [life] should be.”
~Marybeth Mielke

 “Down syndrome is a gift that can’t wait to be opened.”
~Diane Moede

 “One of my greatest joys is when my 3rd grade daughter,
who has Down syndrome, reads me a bedtime story.”
~Robbin Lyons

 “Having a child with Down syndrome has introduced me to so many wonderful people and given me a new respect for the differences in all of us.”
~Amy Elfner

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