CoP ASD/DD Online Gathering
Recordings and Resources Available Below
Communicating About Communication

Wisconsin Community of Practice on Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities

Communicating About Communication:
a conversation about. . .

February 7, 8:30am-12:30pm

A virtual gathering

Come together with us to celebrate the richness of communication diversity within our community.
from traditional methods to innovative technology.
We invite you to join us virtually to hear from lived experience partners and our champions. both individuals with disabilities and providers.


This day is a partnership with Waisman Center’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disability Wisconsin Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities program and a number of individuals and organization leading the CoP ASD/DD. The purpose of the Community of Practice on Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Disabilities (CoP ASD/DD) gatherings is to bring together diverse stakeholders from across the state.  The CoP ASD/DD aims to improve the formal and informal systems of services and supports for individuals with ASD/DD, their families, and the professionals who work with them.

The Children’s Resource Center-South partners with the Wisconsin LEND program in supporting the CoP ASD/DD. The SRC  tries to help families, and the professionals who support them, through providing current resources, news articles, interesting items and more. Please feel free to visit home page . We regularly post this content and more on our Facebook page. We send out a Resource Round-up on most Fridays (send an email with Weekly Resource Round-up in the Subject Line to to join).

Finding Your Way: A Navigation Guide for Wisconsin Families Who Have Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and Disabilities is available as a website, as a downloadable .pdf, and you can order print copies from



A Spanish language edition of the guide, Encuentre su Camino, is available as a website, as a downloadable .pdf, and you can order print copies from


Here is a place of connections and relationships. We truly believe we are better together. We hope this web site will serve as a portal to introduce you to a number of exciting opportunities available in Wisconsin. Here you can connect to a large number of resources concerning autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Here you will find training on screening, assessment, diagnosing, communicating results, starting a medical home and more, much more. Here you can join with over 2000 other people representing over 50 organizations at a state-wide Community of Practice.

Together we can make a difference. We invite you to look through this portal and see what we are working on and we invite you to join us. If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Tim Markle at