Seminar – Anna Esbensen, PhD – “Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Down Syndrome”

John D. Wiley Conference Center

Anna Esbensen, PhD, is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She studies the lifespan development of individuals with Down syndrome and provides clinical services to families of children with Down syndrome.

Wisconsin Community of Practice on Autism (Virtual)

Zoom 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI

Please join us as we explore the intersection of Mental Health and Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities. Register Here - FREE Topics Insight to Education: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Student Services Prevention and …

FREE

OSHA/Universal Precautions and Blood Borne Pathogens – In Person Training

UW South Madison Partnership 2238 South Park Street, Madison, WI

Register Here Space is limited. Please notify Training & Consultation – comm.training@waisman.wisc.edu –  if you are unable to attend. Cancellations made within 24 hours prior to the start of the training will be charged the …

$30

Seminar – Peter Todd, MD, PhD – “Nucleotide Repeat Expansion Disorders: Molecular Mechanisms and Paths to Therapy”

John D. Wiley Conference Center

Peter K. Todd, M.D., Ph.D., is the Bucky and Patti Harris Professor and Associate Chair of research in the Department of Neurology in the University of Michigan Medical School. Todd’s lab studies the mechanisms by which nucleotide repeat expansions cause neurological disorders with a long term goal of developing novel therapeutics for these currently untreatable conditions.

Free

Maravillas del Waisman

1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI

Un espacio creado por el Waisman Center, Universidad de Wisconsin-Madison para hablar con científicos y proveedores de salud acerca de discapacidades de desarrollo como autismo y síndrome de Down, enfermedades neurodegenerativas como Alzheimer y servicios …

Seminar – Julie Lounds Taylor, PhD – Topic: Factors that Promote a Positive Transition into Adulthood for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

John D. Wiley Conference Center

Julie Lounds Taylor, Ph.D. is the Transitions Lab Principal Investigator (PI) and lab director. A significant focus of Taylor’s research is on factors that promote a positive transition into adulthood for individuals with developmental disabilities, in particular those with autism spectrum disorder.

Free

Seminar – Casey Lew-Williams, PhD – Topic: How do Infants Learn from the Dynamics of Their Natural Communicative Environments?

John D. Wiley Conference Center

Most infants and toddlers have a prodigious ability to learn, in part because they spend a lot of time interacting with caregivers. In the Princeton Baby Lab, we study how the mechanisms of infant cognition and the details of environmental experience combine to shape early learning. In particular, we study the beginnings of language learning and communication.

Free