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Donations to Nisonger Center are tax-deductible. Please consider making a gift today.

The mission of the Nisonger Center is to work with communities to value and support the meaningful participation of people with disabilities of all ages through education, service and research. The Center provides assistance to people with disabilities, families, service providers and organizations to promote inclusion in education, health, employment and community settings.  Every day, the team at the Nisonger Center changes lives of people with disabilities and their families, but we cannot do it alone.

Your support will allow us to continue to be a national leader and improve the lives of persons with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder and related developmental disabilities.To learn more about giving opportunities to support Nisonger Center, please contact Jennifer Lamb at or 614-366-2380.

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Funds Supporting the Nisonger Center

Fund supports core programs and overall mission of the center including intellectual disability, Down syndrome, autism, Asperger syndrome, cerebral palsy and other related disabilities.

Nisonger Center Early Intervention/Early Childhood Education Initiatives Fund (#314786)
This fund supports interdisciplinary developmental clinic, assessment, adapted toys, assistive communication devices and technology to improve communication and overall quality of life and life outcomes for children ages 0 to 5.

Nisonger Center Post-Secondary Transition & Adult Life Services and Supports Fund (#314787)
This fund supports post-secondary transitions, employment support, post-secondary education, social support, literacy, and other programs to promote autonomy and independance and quality of life across the age span.

Nisonger Center Psychiatric Disorders, Problem Behaviors and Diagnosis Fund (#314791)
This fund supports diagnostic & assessment services in challenging behaviors & co-occurring psychiatric disorders, school age autism spectrum disorder clinic, Down syndrome and clinical trials research across the age span.

Nisonger Center Health Promotion & Healthcare Parity Fund (#314788)
This fund supports increasing healthcare literacy and access through better care coordination, healthcare transition from pediatric to adult services, reducing health disparities and inequities, and providing oral health care and dental services across the age span.