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
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
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).
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 [...]