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TeCharities Golf Outing supporting Nisonger Center – July 8th! REGISTER TODAY!

By | June 1st, 2019|

Nisonger Center Playground Restoration

Nisonger Center Playground Restoration We are excited to share that at long last we expect to see work begin as early as June on the Nisonger Center EDE/EI program playground restoration. Our accessible, universally designed and inclusive playground contributes to the Nisonger Center’s goal of maintaining our ECE program as a nationally recognized and respected [...]

By | May 3rd, 2019|

Vaccines & Autism: Learn about the scientific research and findings

At Nisonger Center we want to make sure that we always have the most up-to-date information on vaccines and autism to inform families about what we know. We have researched this topic thoroughly. There have been many studies looking for a connection between vaccines and autism, but the scientific evidence consistently shows there is no [...]

By | April 3rd, 2019|

Nisonger Institute 2019 – REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

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By | March 1st, 2019|

The Opioid Crisis: Making a Difference by Providing Critical Training

The Ohio State University College of Medicine and The Ohio State University Nisonger Center are involved in two training initiatives to educate childhood professionals on the impact of the opioid crisis on young children. “Ohio is considered ‘ground zero’ for the opioid epidemic devastating the nation, and too often the children of those in the [...]

By | January 14th, 2019|

Nisonger Receives Funding to Award 5 Additional $20,000 Grants

A recent $100,000 award from the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council has allowed Nisonger Center to increase the recipients of the 2018 Remote Support Grant. 5 additional Ohio County Boards of Developmental Disabilities and Councils of Governments have been awarded $20,000 to expand the use of remote support in their respective County. Ashland County Board of Developmental [...]

By | January 8th, 2019|

The 2019 Nisonger In’Sights’ Photography Contest!

From January 1, 2019 - March 1, 2019; submit up to 4 photos online for your chance to win up to $500!  Please see contest rules to ensure your submission is included for judging and contact tamara.hager@osumc.edu with questions or for additional information. **Photos should be of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities engaging [...]

By | January 1st, 2019|

Nisonger Center receives a $4.4M grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)

The US Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living awarded a 5-year $4.4M grant to The Ohio State University Nisonger Center, part of the Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State's Neurological Institute; Can You Hear Me Now? Listening to People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Health Research. This grant, in collaboration [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|

Nisonger Center receives a $468,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders awarded a 3-year $468,000 grant to The Ohio State University Nisonger Center, part of the Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State's Neurological Institute. The Grant will support the measurement of social communication outcomes in young children with autism spectrum [...]

By | September 21st, 2018|

Nisonger Awards Eight $20,000 Grants to Ohio County Boards & COGs

In collaboration with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, The Ohio State University Nisonger Center awarded eight $20,000 grants to Ohio County Boards of Developmental Disabilities and Councils of Governments. Each grant aims to support initiatives to expand remote support availability in Ohio. The ongoing workforce crisis often leaves County Boards of Developmental Disabilities and [...]

By | September 11th, 2018|
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