This study examines the relationship between the early identification of hearing loss and language outcomes for deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH) children, with bilateral or unilateral hearing loss and with or without additional disabilities.
UCEDD Slide of the Week
Many children with developmental disabilities are not identified before age 3 years of age, preventing them from being able to fully benefit from early intervention services.
New method of assessing LEND’s effectiveness evaluates five-year outcome of trainees
From physicians to speech language pathologists, to social workers and nutritionists, there are a wide range of professionals that help to support the services and supports that help people with IDD to thrive.
UCEDD – Slide of the Week
Title: Pre- to post-training change in childcare provider belief that developmental monitoring is important and ability to identify appropriate referrals to make when there is a developmental concern Legend: Training in developmental monitoring significantly increases …
Leann Smith DaWalt, PhD, becomes UCEDD director
Leann Smith DaWalt, PhD, a longtime Waisman Center investigator, began her appointment as the director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) on Oct. 14. She succeeds Bill MacLean, PhD, who retired …
UCEDD Director Candidate Talk – Leann Smith DaWalt, PhD
Speaker: Leann Smith DaWalt, PhD Talk Title: “Translating Research into Practice for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their Families” About the Speaker: Leann Smith DaWalt, PhD, is a senior scientist at the Waisman …
Families navigate an autism diagnosis with interventional services, networks
Waisman Center social workers Paola Perez and Erin Thomson were featured guests on the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio’s the Ideas Network. Perez and Thomson discussed a broad range of autism-related topics including …
William E. MacLean, Jr., PhD joins Waisman Center
In August 2014, Bill MacLean, PhD, will join the Waisman Center as the associate director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)