“It was awesome. It saves us from having to take time off work and having to travel,” said Nicole Gantz, whose 8-year-old son Joshua has Down syndrome and an attention disorder. Nicole and Joshua visited with Maria Stanley, a …
Down Syndrome Clinic helps Jackie Cleveland keep dancing
Brown eyes afire and colorful skirt awhirl, Jackie Cleveland has been dancing since she could walk.
Now in sixth-grade, Jackie, who has Down syndrome, performs at Native American pow wows across the country, dancing traditional Ho-Chunk dances with style and unabashed joy.
Following newborns, so they may thrive
Jaden Cassidy is three years old and a whirlwind of energy. He bursts into the exam room, jumps on the exam table, flings off his jacket and cowboys boots and whirls around with a beaming …
Stanley and Durkin: The cost of autism care
Maria Stanley, MD, Waisman Center Clinics Medical Director and clinical associate professor of pediatrics and Maureen Durkin, PhD, DrPH, a Waisman Center investigator and professor of population health sciences and pediatrics, were featured on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Joy Cardin Show on June 12 to discuss the cost of supporting an individual with autism throughout the lifespan.
Cerebral palsy awareness and activities at the Waisman Center
From the research lab to the patient’s bedside, research and clinical care focused on cerebral palsy (CP) encompass the essence of the Waisman Center’s mission: scientists and clinicians using an interdisciplinary approach to improve the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Waisman Center featured on “For the Record”
Neil Heinen, WISC-TV editorial director, recently sat down with Marsha R. Mailick, PhD, Waisman Center Director, along with Anita Bhattacharyya, PhD, Senior Scientist and Maria Stanley, MD, Waisman Center Clinics Medical Director, to discuss the …