OSU vs. Penn State Hockey Game!!

Who can come?

TOPS students, mentors, and alunmi

Where and when is it?

The Schottenstein center on February 4th, 2023 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

How will I get there?

It is on-campus so you can walk, use paratransit, use Uber, or the UV bus (COTA #1)

Where should I meet up with people?

South East Entrance at 5:30 pm

Should I bring anything?

Yes; bring your BuckID and your debit/credit card

How do I sign up?

Click the following link https://signup.com/go/jSaxwyY

Come get Chipotle!!

Who doesn’t like Chipotle and friends??

Meet at 1726 N High St., Columbus, OH 43201 on February 3, 2023 at 6:15 pm to hangout with TOPS students, TOPS mentors, and TOPS alumni!

If you would like to come RSVP at: https://signup.com/go/gknazoe


Lived Experience Survey!

What is it?

An online survey about: experiences with mental health and developmental disability services and supports, barriers to getting services, and training needs for professionals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and mental health disability systems

Who can participate? 

Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities and/or caregivers of adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities and with a mental health disability.

How much time will it take?

It will take about 15-20 minutes to complete.

How do I take the survey?

Click the following link https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4TQDaPfSA4Kc3FY


Contact Manisha Khatiwada at 614-366-3828 or manisha.katiwada@osumc.edu



Participants Needed for Research Study!!!

What is it? Study to better understand how people interact and communicate with people who have similar or different neurotypes (i.e., autistic, non-autistic). You will meet virtiually with a researcher and another pariticipant for about 30 minutes. You will answer questions and use digital drawing materials.

Are you eligible? If you are 18 years or older, identify as non-autistic, autistic, a person with autism, or on the spectrum then you are eligible!


Interested in participating? Complete the following survey https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bIPSKphkePOxJ54

If you still have questions and want more information click on the following link: Experiment recruitment flyer Oates

Assistive Technology Webinar!!

Interested in learning about assistive Smart home technology that could make it possible to live with GREATER INDEPENDENCE, AUTONOMY, SAFETY, SECURITY, and JOY??!!

If yes – attend the “Smart Homes” webinar on January 23rd at 2:00 pm.

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Me0QcbsKRROq9FyyUlURPA

**ASL interpretation and Spanish interpretation will be offered

Ruby’s Rainbow Scholarship!!

If you have or someone you know has down syndrome, is at least 18 years old, and has the desire to enroll in a post-secondary program then


A post-secondary program will enhance your life by learning employment skills, independent living or life skills, as well as engaging in other interests!

If this is interesting to you click on the following link: RubysRainbow.org/scholarship-application/

If you have any questions please contact liz@rubysrainbow.org