Qiang Chang, a longstanding member of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Waisman Center’s leadership team, has been named the new director of the center following a nationwide search.
Balance challenges are more common among people with ASD, and difficulties with balance are thought to relate to more severe ASD symptoms and impaired activities in daily living.
The UW–Madison Adaptive Physical Activity Program helps its clients recover from serious injuries and illnesses with a can-do attitude and individual attention from the many students who work there.
There’s plenty of interaction, but absolutely no talking in one class at UW–Madison this summer, as an intimate group of students learns to communicate with American Sign Language. Video by Craig Wild/University Communications
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Waisman Center is studying how helping kids with autism spectrum disorder improve their motor skills may have a positive impact on their symptoms.