Today, Governor Kasich signed an Executive Order to make Ohio a Technology First state! Modeled after Employment First, a Technology First state is dedicated to the adoption and promotion of technology options that may be used to better someone’s life. You may see the full press conference on Facebook or view the Executive Order here. [...]
Nisonger Early Learning Program Recognized as a Quality Learning and Development Program COLUMBUS, OH - In recognition of a commitment to quality and an ongoing dedication to the learning and development of children, the Nisonger Early Learning Program has received a Five-Star Step Up To Quality Award from the state of Ohio. Step Up To [...]
SAVE THE DATE! Nisonger Institute 2018: The Direct Support Workforce: A crisis or serious systems flaw?
Join us at the Fawcett Center on May 25th with Amy Hewitt PhD, FAAIDD For nearly 30 years turnover rates have been about 50% and vacancy rates about 5% in community services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For nearly 30 years we have been calling this a crisis. It's more than [...]
From January 15th to March 31st, 2018 - submit your photos of individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities participating in everyday activities for your chance to win up to $500! CLICK HERE for additional information and GOOD LUCK! Nisonger In'Sights' 2018 - Individuals in Everyday Activities
You are invited to complete a survey, as a part of a research study conducted by The Ohio State University Nisonger Center, in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. The survey is for family members and is about remote supports (also known as remote monitoring). Your answers are helpful, even if you have [...]
Nisonger Center Director Marc J. Tassé provides testimony on HB332, which proposes to end disability-based discrimination in transplant care and organ donation.
House Bill 332 10.9.17 - TESTIMONY from NISONGER CENTER
SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio – In a new study, researchers with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Nisonger Center found significant disparities between individuals with and without developmental disabilities in health status, health care quality, utilization, access to care and unmet healthcare needs. A telephone survey of 42,876 adults and 10,122 proxy interviews [...]
Beginning September 5th, 2017 through 2019, portions of Cannon Drive between 12th Avenue and Medical Center Drive will be closed. Traffic routes to your destination may be impacted, so please allow extra time when traveling to the the Medical Center campus, including McCampbell Hall. Maps, directions and additional information can be found at https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/locations-and-parking/mccampbell-hall. In [...]