FPG Child Development Institute,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.I.N.D. Institute,
University of California at Davis
Waisman Center,
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Linda Tuchman, Ph.D.
Site Director
Linda Tuchman, Ph.D.
Office Number : 608.263.6467
Fax :
Ellen Franzone, M.S.
Kate Szidon, M.S.
Tracy Henning
Julie Schears
Waisman Center
Dr. Tuchman-Ginsberg has nearly 30 years of experience with children with disabilities and their families. She has been a classroom teacher, a diagnostician, an educational consultant, a teacher educator, an outreach trainer and an administrator. Currently, she is the program director of the Early Intervention Program at the Waisman Center- University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (formerly University Affiliated Program), University of Wisconsin-Madison. In this role, she provides leadership to and manages several collaborative projects including: The Wisconsin Birth to 3 Personnel Development and other related training and technical assistance Birth to 3 projects (e.g., Birth to 3 RESource and Wisconsin Sound Beginnings), Bridges for Families Birth to 3 Program of Dane County, The Waisman Center Interdisciplinary Training Program in Early Childhood for university students interested in early childhood, and parent leadership projects including Parents as Leaders and the Wisconsin Parent and Provider Early Learning Network. Topics of professional interest include building collaborative early childhood systems, Wisconsin's Birth to 3 Service system, service coordination, inclusive childcare, natural environments, family-centered practices, team building and consultation, early detection and intervention for hearing loss, and parent support and leadership training. Professional organizations and affiliations include the Division for Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children (Wisconsin and National); National Association for the Education of Young Children (and Wisconsin Affiliate, Wisconsin Early Childhood Association); and Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners.