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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

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

We are pleased to bring you the 2013 online edition of "The disAbility Advocate," an annual news magazine for alumni and friends of the UW-Madison Department Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education.

Cover for the 2013 issue of the disABILITY Advocate

2013 edition content

Feature Story:  Students for the first time this fall can work toward a dual major in special education and elementary education.

Student news:  Recent graduate Angela Schoepke overcomes brain surgery and a series of medical issues to realize her dream of becoming a special education teacher.

RPSE notes:  Check out department highlights from the previous year.

New faculty:  Learn about the work of Bonnie Doren and Andrea Ruppar.

Alumna Profile:  Beverly Trezek is developing groundbreaking techniques to teach reading.

Alumni updates:  Read about what your fellow alums have been up to.

Keep in touch!

RPSE 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 email alumnichanges@uwalumni.com with your full name and current e-mail address OR visit the Wisconsin Alumni Association, click on the directory link, and update your information. You don't have to be a member to sign up. In addition, the WAA offers free e-mail accounts to all alumni.