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Action Alert: Seclusion and Restraint Hearing Dec. 19th 9:30 am

Action Alert: The Assembly Committee of Education is holding a hearing on Dec. 19th at 9:30am in 417 North at the State Capitol in Madison. AB 585 are the changes to the Seclusion and Restraint Law. Please join… Read More

Madison Fit Families: study about physical activity for the whole family

Dr. Luis Columna at UW-Madison has a research study for families with a child aged 5-11 with autism spectrum disorder. Here is information about the study in case your family is interested:  Do you have a child aged… Read More

UW-Madison Research Study for Families

A lab at the Waisman Center is conducting a research study on Family Outcomes in Autism Spectrum Disorder. They are currently recruiting married parents who have a child with autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 5-15. They… Read More

Jeff Spitzer-Resnick: Wisconsin’s seclusion and restraint law needs improvements

Jeff Spitzer-Resnick, who is one of our board members and chair of our advocacy committee, wrote a column in the Cap Times about this important issue. The text of his column is below: By Jeff Spitzer-Resnick | guest… Read More

Action Alert Seclusion and Restraint Hearing Nov. 19th 10am

Action Alert: The Senate Education Committee is holding a hearing on Nov. 19th at 10am at the Capitol on SB 527- Changes to the Seclusion and Restraint Law.  Please join advocacy organizations and  families to testify at the hearing… Read More

Autism Goes to College: film on October 30th

Madison College will be showing a film called Autism Goes to College on October 30th from 1:00pm-3pm at the Madison College Truax campus, Room D1630. Autism Goes to College is a first of its kind film, packed with… Read More

2019 Jacob Trotter Memorial Scholarship Winners

The Jacob Trotter Memorial Scholarship gives a scholarship of $500 to a student on the autism spectrum. It is funded by David and Greta Menke of Bristol, Wisconsin, in memory of their grandson Jacob David Trotter. Jacob Trotter… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Library Donations Over the Years

Char Brandl has done so much for the ASC over the years! Thank you, Char, for everything you’ve done, and thank you for writing about our library donations! Contributed by Char Brandl  One of the ongoing activities of… Read More

Waisman Center recruiting autistic boys for a study

The Waisman Center is recruiting boys with fragile X syndrome and boys with autism spectrum disorder between 9 and 18 years old for a research study. Info below:

Waisman Center Opportunity for Families

We received this opportunity from the Waisman Center to pass on to families: Mentor Family for the Wisconsin Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (WI LEND) Program Three quick questions: Are you a family member of a… Read More