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Online edition of Spring 2017 'The disAbility Advocate' now available

June 09, 2017

The Spring 2017 edition of 'The disAbility Advocate" -- an annual newsletter for alumni and friends of the School of Education's Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education -- is now available.

A pdf of the print version of "The disAbility Advocate" is available here.

Highlights from the 2017 online edition include:

2017 disAbility Advocate coverCover 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


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