Waisman Center Programs Field Experiences

The Waisman Center University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) is comprised of a number of programs. Some of the programs that have served as filed placements for students from a number of different disciplines are:

  • Waisman Early Childhood Program (WECP)
    Waisman Early Childhood Program is an inclusive classroom based program that serves children ages 1 though 6.
    Ann Lauritzen, WECP Director
    Ruth Munz, University Services Associate 2
  • Community TIES
    Community Training, Intervention, and Evaluation Services (TIES) provides case management and community training on challenging behavior.
    Josh Lapin, Behavioral Support Director
  • Waisman Resource Center
    Waisman Resource Center is a collection of several Center programs that provide information and assistance to individuals who have questions about services and programs that support families and children with disabilities or special health care needs. The Center serves families and professionals who attend Waisman Center clinics. Call the 800 line or drop in for assistance.
    Contact: Waisman Resource Center, 800‐532‐3211
  • WI LEND Program
    Wisconsin Maternal and Child Health Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (WI LEND) Program is a graduate-level leadership training program that is focused on children with neurodevelopmental and related disabilities. LEND can serve as a field placement experience for students from programs such as social work and public health. These are individually arranged.
    Contact: Anne Bradford Harris, LEND Director