Tag Disabilities

Researchers gain insight into day-to-day lives of parents raising children with autism

March 20, 2017

A new study led by Sigan Hartley looks at the daily experiences of these parents to provide a more detailed picture of the strengths and vulnerabilities of couples raising a child with ASD.

Trueba: Office of Compliance is a value-added campus resource

January 17, 2017

Approaching a year under its belt, UW–Madison’s new Office of Compliance is now focused on building a campuswide network of compliance partners, director Cathy Trueba says.

A vision for genes: One-of-a-kind geneticist snags Ph.D.

November 3, 2016

Drew Hasley became the first legally blind person with a UW–Madison doctorate in genetics — and possibly only the second blind UW–Madison Ph.D. in biological sciences.

Trey Duffy returns to Madison as interim director of McBurney Center

March 8, 2016

As Cathy Trueba moves into a newly created role as the university’s director of compliance, the center, which provides disability resources, will remain in trusted hands.

Video game research shows promise for autism

January 20, 2016

The Waisman Center is studying how helping kids with autism spectrum disorder improve their motor skills may have a positive impact on their symptoms.

Slideshow: Ability to ADAPT

November 4, 2013

Grandparents gather for support at Waisman Center

June 14, 2013

You're not alone. It's a simple message but one that can provide great comfort. That is just part of what those who gather at the Waisman Center as part of the Grandparents' Network take with them following each meeting.