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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|

Health and Welfare Alert

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).

By | December 21st, 2017|

How do you use technology? A survey for families.

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 [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|

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

By | October 13th, 2017|


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 [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|

NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN begins September 5th, 2017

Beginning September 5th, 2017 through 2019, portions of Cannon Drive between 12th Avenue and Medical Center Drive will be closed. Traffic routes to your destination may be impacted, so please allow extra time when traveling to the the Medical Center campus, including McCampbell Hall. Maps, directions and additional information can be found at https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/locations-and-parking/mccampbell-hall. In [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|

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|
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