There is no one “typical” type of researcher clinician. There are differences in training, percentage of focus on research vs clinic, and type of research done. Many also carry teaching and administrative responsibilities on top of their already demanding positions.
Without access to communication, people are isolated and frustrated and can end up having very different life experiences. If we can establish communication for a variety of individuals using alternative tools and techniques, and in so doing, increase that individual’s quality of life, I think it’s a pretty substantial impact…
Former UCEDD director Bill MacLean with current director Leann DaWalt.
The Children’s Resource Center-South, housed in the Waisman Center University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), is dedicated to supporting families with children and youth with special health care needs or disabilities and the providers who serve them.
A non-invasive brain stimulation technique that may improve neuroplasticity has recently been shown to be possible and safe for children with cerebral palsy when remotely instructed and conducted in a person’s home.
People say between 150 and 200 words a minute on average during a casual conversation.
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 …
In 2001, newborn screening of Hmong babies had an alarming number of positive results for an enzyme deficiency called MBADD.
More than 10,000 children are born each year with cerebral palsy (CP) making it the most common motor disability in childhood.
The clinics and the research laboratories of the Waisman Center intertwine to care for individuals with cerebral palsy. The mission is one: to improve the outcomes for individuals with cerebral palsy.