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Nisonger Center receives $2.7 million grant from the U.S. Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living and Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities awarded a $2.7-million, 5-year grant to The Ohio State University Nisonger Center at Wexner Medical Center.  The grant will support direct services to children and adults presenting with a wide range of conditions [...]

By | July 7th, 2017|

THIS JUST IN! Family Resource Network of Ohio

The Ohio State University Nisonger Center (in partnership with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council, and The University of Cincinnati University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities); has developed a new resource that we think will be a helpful tool for many of the individuals and families that your organization serves. [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|

Do you have a child between the ages of 5 and 17 with autism?

We’re looking for 5-to-17 year olds with autism to join the aViation study – a clinical study that will ask if an investigational medicine can help improve the social communication and interaction skills of children and adolescents with ‘high-functioning’ autism spectrum disorder (ASD). For more information, please contact the project coordinator at Taylor.Wong@osumc.edu or 614-685-3219; [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|

CONGRATULATIONS to our 4th annual In’Sights’ Photography Contest Winners!

CONGRATULATIONS to our winners!  1st place ($500 award), Huddle Up - Love 21 - submitted by Julia Lane; 2nd place ($300 award), Brothers - submitted by Jessica Shelpman; 3rd Place ($100 award), Raw Talent - submitted by Seth Whitehead. Winners were recognized and received their awards at a special recognition dinner on June 8th. A [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|

LEND Trainees host the 6th annual Ohio MCH Joint Trainee Poster Symposium

   On Thursday, April 6, the Nisonger LEND program hosted the University of Cincinnati/CCHMC LEND faculty and trainees at the 6th annual Ohio MCH Joint Trainee Poster Symposium. Over 30 trainees presented posters on interdisciplinary projects they participated in this year in LEND. Projects explored a range of topics such as early intervention training, community integration for [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|

Give the TOPS Buckeye Experience!

Thanks to the support of some very enthusiastic students/staff, the TOPS program has launched several recent fundraisers including Blaze Pizza, California Pizza Kitchen, and currently a 30-day crowd-fundraising campaign to help offset the costs of tuition and fees for students in financial need. In case you missed one or more, there’s still time! Beginning April [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|

We couldn’t be more proud!

We couldn't be more proud of The OSU TOPS Program​ participants and team of faculty, staff, students, employers, volunteers, community partners and donors that make this program so successful. Check out Austin and Colin's journey as Buckeyes in the latest edition of The Ohio State University Alumni Association​ Magazine! For more information on how to [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|

What is the Hunter Heartbeat Method?

Learn more about Shakespeare & Autism in the latest edition of Autism Parenting Magazine! (see page #57) https://www.joomag.com/magazine/autism-parenting-magazine-issue-58members-dashboard/0622020001485387416

By | March 4th, 2017|

Deadline Extended to 3/31/17! Visit www.nisonger.osu.edu/photocontest

By | March 3rd, 2017|

Save the Date! Nisonger Institute on June 9th

By | March 2nd, 2017|
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