Gabriel Damon Lavezzi
Room 373 | Phone: 608.263.5192
Gabriel provides administrative support to all components of the CTC. He manages multiple research registries; facilitates recruitment for investigators through the registries, the Waisman Early Childhood Program, and Waisman Center Clinics; provides project consultation and research coordination for IDDRC projects; and manages the Waisman BioLibrary. He studied psychology and child development at California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo and has more than 40 years of professional experience.
Rob Olson, PhD
Room 397 | Phone: 608.890.3075
Dr. Olson provides consultation services for IDDRC investigators to support use of assessment technologies such as eye tracking, develops assessment and analysis software, and creates and maintains customized secure participant tracking databases. He earned his doctorate in Engineering Mechanics from UW Madison in 2005, followed by four years as an analysis engineer in the aerospace industry, before coming to the Waisman Center in 2009. He has extensive experience in writing software to facilitate complicated data processing tasks.
Hayley Crain, PsyD
Room 361 | Phone: 608.262.7581
Dr. Crain is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides services in consultation, clinical supervision and training to IDDRC projects. She also works in the Autism & Developmental Disabilities and Newborn Follow-up Clinics. She completed a clinical post-doctoral fellowship in Developmental Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Colorado. She completed her internship and doctoral training in clinical psychology, with specialization in children and adolescents. Dr. Crain has received specialized training in evidence-based treatment and assessment of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and is independently research reliable on the ADI-R and ADOS-2.
Diane Grypp, MA
Room T117 | Phone: 608.262.5771
Ms. Grypp supports the CTC by administering assessments, co-facilitating recruitment for investigators through the registries, and providing administrative support to the CTC. She has over 16 years of experience working with individuals with IDD. Prior to joining the CTC, Ms. Grypp worked for the Study to Explore Early Development (SEED) at the Waisman Center for four years. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a master’s degree in education and worked for over a decade as a special education teacher. Ms. Grypp is independently research reliable in the ADOS-2 and ADI-R.