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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

or by contact form

We are pleased to bring you the 2015 online edition of "The disAbility Advocate," an annual newsletter for alumni and friends of UW-Madison's Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education.

2015 edition content

Letter from the Chair: Kimber Wilkerson

2015 DisAbility Advocate pdfFeature story: Norm Berven, Barbara Mittelstaedt Berven take dedication to rehabilitation psychology program to new heights

RPSE notes: Check out highlights from across the department during the 2014-15 academic year

Partnerships: RPSE, Madison Schools collaborating on COACH project that befits UW students, local teachers and high school students with disabilities

Student profile: Blaise Morrison draws from life experiences to become advocate for others with disabilities

Faculty profile: Brian Phillips receives New Career in Rehabilitation Education Award from National Council on Rehabilitation Education

Alumni profile: University of Kentucky's Malachy Bishop receives George N. Wright Varsity Award

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 e-mail with your full name and current e-mail address or visit the Wisconsin Alumni Association website. The WAA offers free e-mail accounts to all alumni -- and you don't have to be a member to sign up.