2017 disAbility Advocate

Medical imaging Carillon Tower Glass blowing Laptop and lecture A smiling student Sunrise over the Education Building Chairs on the Memorial Union Terrace Bascom hall staircase Graduating students in silhouette Crowd of people on Bascom Hill A student tutoring Student with diploma Dance Department performance Night view of Bascom in the winter Memorial Union Terrace in autumn Memorial Union Terrace chairs Dance department performance Bucky Badger in front of a parade float Bascom Hall in the summertime Lincoln statue Students walking in the snow University of Wisconsin - Madison Crest Lincoln statue in the snow Forward Logo Student at graduation Bicycle in the snow Rathskellar Fireplace Sailboat with Capitol Building in the background A sailboat at the Memorial Union Bascom Hill in Autumn Bucky Badger studying with a student. Students among blooming trees at UW-Madison Bucky reading a book University flag on Bascom Hill Video camera view screen Student on a frozen lake Lincoln Statue on Bascom Hill Bascom Hill in winter Students collaborating Memorial Union Terrace chairs in the snow Kohl Center logo Graduates with diplomas A hands-on project Stacked, illuminated figures View from the top of Van Hise


Main Office

Department of Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education
School of Education
Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall, Rm. 431B
MadisonWI  53706

Tel: 608/263.5860
Fax: 608/262.8108

Email: rpseinfo@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form

We are pleased to bring you the 2017 online edition of "The disAbility Advocate," an annual newsletter for alumni and friends of UW-Madison's Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education. A pdf of the print version of "The disAbility Advocate" is available here.

2017 online edition content

print edition of 2017 disAbility Advocate
Cover story: Collaborative project between UW-Madison, Virginia Commonwealth University and a range of business partners is examining best practices for hiring and retaining workers with disabilities

RPSE notes: Check out highlights from across the department during the 2016-17 academic year

2016-17 scholarship winners

Outreach: Collaborative Peña project provides teacher-centered space for special educators

Student news: With a passion for helping people with disabilities, Kanako Iwanaga leaves Japan to pursue her Ph.D. at UW-Madison

Alumni profile: Ching-Chiang Chen helps transform, advance the field of rehabilitation counseling in her native Taiwan

Alumni spotlights: Take a peak at some of the amazing work being done by our RPSE alumni Valerie Donovan, Susan Gallagher-Lepak, Paula Kluth, Julie Causton and Linda Vakunta

Alumni updates: Read about all the exhilarating endeavors RPSE alums are up to

Keep in touch!

The Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education wants to hear from our alumni and friends. We also want to make sure you are hearing from us. If you have not received electronic updates, it may mean we don’t have your current e-mail address. Please visit the Wisconsin Alumni Association website and provide WAA with your full name and current e-mail address. The Wisconsin Alumni Association also offers free e-mail accounts to all alumni -- and you don't have to be a member to sign up.

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