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Consensus Reached on Core Competencies on Disability for Health Care Education

The Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education (the Alliance) and the Ohio Disability and Health Program have partnered to improve the disability training that health care students receive. We asked for the help of medical professionals, educators, and people who live and/or work with disability to help us refine a draft set of disability competencies [...]

By | June 6th, 2018|

Governor John Kasich signs an Executive Order declaring Ohio a Technology First state!

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. [...]

By | May 24th, 2018|

Nisonger Institute 2018 – The Direct Support Workforce: A crisis or serious systems flaw?

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By | May 21st, 2018|

Nisonger Early Learning Program earns 5-star Step up to Quality Award from the State of Ohio!

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 [...]

By | March 16th, 2018|

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the 2018 Techsummit!

By | March 9th, 2018|

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 [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|

Nisonger Center 2018 In’Sights’ Photography Contest kick off!

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

By | January 15th, 2018|

LEND Program Accepting Applications

The Nisonger LEND program is currently accepting applications for 2018 – 2019. Interested graduate, family and self-advocate candidates are encouraged to visit our website: http://nisonger.osu.edu/education-training/lend/apply-lend-program/ If you have questions please email Lindsay.Seidl@osumc.edu

By | January 5th, 2018|

Health and Welfare Alert

Ohio Administrative Code 5123:2-17-02 requires all developmental disabilities employees to review Health and Welfare Alerts released by the department as part of annual training. All previous alerts are listed on the department’s website. Click here for more information(PDF).

By | December 21st, 2017|

How do you use technology? A survey for families.

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 [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|
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