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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|

Congratulations to our 2020 TOPS Program Graduates!

Congratulations to the Spring 2020 TOPS Program Graduates! We are so proud of all of their hard work and dedication! Kristen Manifold is from Dublin, OH and was in the TOPS Program for two years. During her time, she discovered her passion for helping and interacting with others, disability advocacy, and outreach and engagement. She hopes to [...]

By | May 13th, 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|

Are you looking for a Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity?

Postdoc Announcement 2020 PSYCHOLOGY POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP Intellectual Disability/Autism Spectrum Disorder The Ohio State University Nisonger Center – UCEDD offers interdisciplinary clinical and research postdoctoral training in Intellectual Disability (ID) and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The Nisonger Center offers flexible and individualized interdisciplinary clinical and research training in the areas of ID/ASD. Areas of emphasis can [...]

By | December 6th, 2019|

TECHSUMMIT 2020 – Save the Date!

SAVE THE DATE: Event: TechSummit 2020: Bringing the Future Into Focus Date: June 26, 2020 Location: Renaissance Columbus-Westerville Polaris Hotel TechSummit is an annual conference with a focus on technology as it relates to developmental disabilities. With funding from the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council and sponsorship and support from Assistive Technology of Ohio and the [...]

By | December 4th, 2019|

EXCITING NEWS! Nisonger Center is awarded $74,439 from The Columbus Foundation for Smart Home Discovery Place!

Since the early 1990s, The Ohio State University Nisonger Center has been home to one of Ohio’s Toy & Technology Lending Libraries (T&TL). With support from an occupational therapist, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families were able to explore and discover augmentative communication devices, adapted toys, and other assistive technologies that [...]

By | November 22nd, 2019|
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