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Celebrating Impact – Lois Curtis

If you heard of the 1999 U.S. Supreme Court case Olmstead vs. LC, LC stands for her. Lois has an intellectual disability and was forced into an institution at age 11 years, Georgia Regional Hospital. She fought to be released to live in the community but was denied, until an attorney from Atlanta reviewed the [...]

By | February 4th, 2021|

We’re Hiring! Program Coordinator – LEND

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program Coordinator (Job Opening 462942) – Coordinates LEND grant activities including: onboarding and participation of faculty, consultants, post-doctoral and graduate students in program operations; coordinates clinical training scheduling in Nisonger training clinics and community clinics; coordinates and schedules requests for clinical training from students outside of Nisonger Center; collects, [...]

By | November 12th, 2020|

The Nisonger Early Learning Program welcomes a new Program Manager!

Nisonger Center recently began a search for a new Program Manager; as Deanna Kropf is relocating to New York. Deanna has been a part of the Early Learning Program team as Program Manager since 2016 and served as one of the nation’s Act Early Ambassadors since 2019.  We want to express our deepest appreciation to [...]

By | August 31st, 2020|

We need your help! Covid-19 Survey for Adults with IDD

Developed in collaboration with local, state and national partners; please consider participating and/or sharing the details of this national survey for families of adults (ages 18+) with intellectual or developmental disabilities created in response to rapidly changing circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Input from people with IDD about their experiences during this time is [...]

By | June 23rd, 2020|

Support Essential Nisonger Center Programs/Services during The #BigGive 2020!

The Columbus Foundation's #BigGive is almost here - and just hit a BIG milestone! This year's bonus pool is now more than $1.5 Million dollars; the LARGEST bonus pool in The Big Give history! The Big Give provides everyone with the opportunity to respond to the challenges we are facing as a community. With your [...]

By | June 9th, 2020|

Kelly Barnett receives the 2020 Nisonger Champion Award

Nisonger Center is proud to honor Kelly Barnett, MSW, LISW-S; Behavior Support Services Clinical Program Manager; for receiving the 2020 Nisonger Champion Award! The recipient of this prestigious award shall not only demonstrate a strong commitment to providing the skills and resources needed to succeed in the advancement of science, but has also displayed a [...]

By | May 31st, 2020|

Learn to Zoom! in clear language

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have to exchange ‘in-person’ meetings for the virtual world. People with disabilities have the need to utilize services like ZOOM to communicate with their work colleagues, doctors, service providers, take part in their social committees and communicate visually with their families.  These documents were developed as a [...]

By | April 9th, 2020|

Updated information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Please click here for general information about COVID-19 and People with Disabilities; including helpful resources. All non-essential in-person Nisonger Center programs, clinical activities/services and research projects have been suspended. Stay tuned to this page for more information related to COVID-19 impacts. If unsure, please contact your program/project lead and/or refer to the appropriate tab/section on [...]

By | March 10th, 2020|

We’re looking for new Consumer Advisory Council Members!

Consumer Advisory Council The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (DD Act) requires that all federally funded University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) establish a Consumer Advisory Council (CAC): i. of which a majority of the members shall be individuals with developmental disabilities and family members of individuals with [...]

By | January 3rd, 2020|

Nisonger In’Sights’ Photo Contest Kicks Off January 1st!

Nisonger In'Sights' 2020 - Sports and Play Activities - accessible

By | January 1st, 2020|
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