While disabilities present unique challenges, most people can live successfully in their own communities. This support can range from a few hours per week to 24 hours per day, seven days a week — year round. Browse the website for more details or view our comprehensive brochure.
The Harrison Sylvester Award was created in to honor Harry Sylvester, a gentle but strong voice in the field of learning disabilities. The science and the law call for a chlorpyrifos ban. We are hopeful the courts will do the same for the sake of children and farmworkers.
The impact of learning disabilities is lifelong. The issues that made school work so challenging as a child crop up again in the workplace, in social situations, and in our homes. Paperwork and reports at work; keeping up with bills; and helping our children with their homework can be a struggle.
The clinic is devoted to providing diagnostic services for those university students seeking protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act for learning problems. Individuals seeking such an evaluation contact the Accessibility Resource Center or first to determine whether an evaluation from the Learning Disability Clinic is required. If an evaluation is required then two sessions of testing are scheduled. Once testing is completed a follow-up appointment is scheduled to discuss the results and, if a diagnosis of learning-related difficulty is made, then a referral back to ARC occurs to discuss possible classroom accommodations and other arrangements to facilitate academic performance.
Jump to navigation Skip to main content. Wisconsin has multiple programs available to meet the needs of adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. For each of the programs below, click on the name to learn more about what the program provides and eligibility criteria.
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Our university is committed to providing an accessible campus community to both students and visitors. Through a collaborative process with faculty, staff, and students, reasonable accommodations are implemented to ensure equal access and opportunity for students with disabilities. You will find information below for prospective students who have a documented disability, including those with learning disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, mobility impairments, visual impairments, hearing impairments, health conditions, and more.
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You may use the contact information above to reach out to the program or call for more help. WILDD was founded in by Erv Carpenter and Co-Founder, Kim Campbell-Carpenter, to help adults and children overcome the reading, spelling, and math deficits associated with dyslexia and specific learning disabilities. After a lifetime of frustrating educational experiences, Erv was diagnosed with dyslexia at age 32 after entering the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh using his veteran's benefits.