Waisman Center – University of Wisconsin Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Address: 1500 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705-2280
Phone: (608) 263-5254 Email: sanders@waisman.wisc.edu Website: http://www.waisman.wisc.edu/cedd/Ec.php

The purpose of the Early Childhood and Education Unit is to design and implement a range of research, training and service projects that work to assure that children with or at risk for developmental disabilities and delays receive high quality education services that support success through the pre-school, elementary, middle and high-school years, and transition to adulthood. Current initiatives are: Providing a Center-based inclusive early childhood program to 90-100 children age 1-6; Utilizing a variety of community training and technical assistance approaches to increase the skills, competencies and proficiencies of individuals working within early childhood and education systems; Conducting studies to investigate new methods to provide education and related community services and support to children and youth with developmental disabilities and other special health care needs. Current projects are focused on youth and young adults in transition years

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