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Nisonger Center’s Aspirations Program receives a $5,000 Grant Award from the Gordon Flesch Charitable Foundation

The Nisonger Center Aspirations Program recently received a $5,000 grant from the Gordon Flesch Foundation to support new programming; Employability. This grant will be used to support three, 8-10 week groups serving approximately 25 young adults with HFA/AS, all of whom have participated in the ten week initial Aspirations support groups, offered over the course [...]

By | September 6th, 2018|

kiDDS Foundation supports Nisonger Dental Program at Johnstown Rd.

The Nisonger Dental Program; led by Dr. Danielle Johnson-Curry, received $5,000 from the kiDDS Foundation to support clinical operations at Johnstown Rd., located within Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Coordinated by Dr. Diego Solis, this clinic serves exclusively children; many of whom are underserved, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and un/under insured; and [...]

By | August 1st, 2018|

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: https://nisonger.osu.edu/education-training/lend/apply-lend-program/ If you have questions please email Lindsay.Seidl@osumc.edu

By | January 5th, 2018|
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