By Emily Leclerc, Waisman Science Writer Epigenetics – the study of how environment can change and affect how genes function – was a new field for Phu Duong, PhD. Previously he had briefly studied electrophysiology. …
The Waisman TIES Clinic, a psychiatry clinic that looks at disability and mental health through a holistic lens
Community TIES (Training, Intervention, and Evaluation Services) is a UW-Waisman Center behavioral support program that serves residents of Dane County with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
In remembrance of Don Anderson
The Waisman Center community is saddened by the passing of Don Anderson, MSSW, in March 3, 2023. Anderson was a clinical assistant professor in the UW-Madison Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work and the Waisman Center from 1974 to 2004.
UCEDD – Slide of the Week
This study examines the relationship between the early identification of hearing loss and language outcomes for deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH) children, with bilateral or unilateral hearing loss and with or without additional disabilities.
The CDC’s Autism Surveillance Network Continues to Show an Increase in Autism Prevalence
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the most recent numbers from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM) that shows an increase in autism prevalence and shifting demographics for diagnosis. The CDC …
Women’s History Month: Celebrating the Women of Waisman | Infographic
For Women’s History Month we are celebrating all of the women of Waisman who are advancing knowledge of intellectual and developmental disabilities and providing cutting-edge clinical care.
Newborn Screening Program on UW–Madison campus helps millions
Since 1978, more than 2.5 million Wisconsin babies have been touched by the University of Wisconsin–Madison within their first few days of being born.
Speech Studies for Adults
The Speech Motor Neuroscience Group is seeking participants who are 18-90 years old, have good hearing, and have no history of stroke, brain injury, or neurological disease. Studies last 1-2 hours and can be scheduled …
Waisman BioLibrary: Down Syndrome Study
Be included! Families of children with Down syndrome are invited to participate in our new study about genetics and health. The Waisman BioLibrary is recruiting youth with Down syndrome ages 0 – 17 years. Families …
Hope for Failing Eyes
Retinal cells grown from stem cells can reach out and connect with neighbors, according to a new UW study, completing a “handshake” that may show the cells are ready for trials in humans with degenerative eye disorders.