Amy Hess, Family Faculty

The Ohio State University - Nisonger Center (UCEDD)
OSU Wexner Medical Center/Office of Health Sciences
The Ohio State University
357 McCampbell Hall
1581 Dodd Dr
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-688-5957
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: December 01, 2010


Primary Activity Coordinators: Community Support
Clinical Services
Distance Learning
Discipline Coordinators: Family Faculty
Parent/Family Resources
Discipline(s): Family Studies
AUCD Council Membership: Council on Community Advocacy
Research: Amy is very active on community boards, school boards and planning committees. She is the current Secretary of the Autism Society of Americas Central Ohio chapter and is an active grant writer.

Education: Amy is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Communications. She also completed a Graduate Certificate program at DePaul University in Rehabilitation Administration.
Service: Amy brings to the Nisonger LEND program an extensive background in working with people with disabilities. She was employed as the Community Employment Manager with a County Board of MR/DD and prior to OSU was the Project Manager of the Creative Career Development grant funded by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council. Through her grant writing, Amy has been able to help many local schools fund programs for children with ASD. Amy is also the parent of a really cute, happy, free-spirited child with Autism and his witty and charming older sister. She and her husband are very active in autism projects in the central Ohio.