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Nisonger Center is awarded $63,000 from The American Dental Association Foundation – Access to Oral Health Care for People with Special Needs Grant

The Ohio State University Nisonger Center, part of the Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State’s Neurological Institute; was recently awarded a 2-year $63,000 grant from the American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation. In August 2018, the ADA Foundation in partnership with Henry Schein Cares; rallied the dental community to raise funds to improve access to oral health [...]

By | August 20th, 2019|

Nisonger Center receives PCORI award for “Rethinking Stakeholders Roles in ASC Interventions: Moving from Participants to Engaged Collaborators”

The Ohio State University Nisonger Center, part of the Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State's Neurological Institute; was recently awarded a 2-year Eugene Washington PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute) engagement award of $238,676 for “Rethinking Stakeholders Roles in ASC Interventions: Moving from Participants to Engaged Collaborators”. Multiple types of early intervention for children with autism [...]

By | August 1st, 2019|

Christine Brown – One of Columbus Business First’s Top 40 under 40; and someone you should know! an Interview by Tamara Hager

Christine Brown is a LEND Self-Advocate Faculty Member and Clinical Research Assistant at Nisonger Center (since 2017).  She is also the co-chairperson of the NIDILRR-funded RRTC Disability Experienced Expert Panel.  Christine serves on the board for the Ohio Self Determination Association. On many occasions, she stops in my office to share exciting news or updates [...]

By | July 26th, 2019|

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!

http://www.cvent.com/d/s6qllk/4W www.go.osu.edu/ni2019

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|
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