The Waisman Center is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, academic center at the UW-Madison, devoted to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases. The Waisman Center supports investigators who conduct research in the biological and behavioral sciences, trains scientists in fields relevant to Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, trains clinicians in the delivery of clinical and educational services for persons with developmental disabilities, and conducts continuing education and technical assistance programs on behalf of national, state, and local agencies and organizations.