Honoring Tom Fish, PhD
Director of Social Work and Family Support Services
The Ohio State University Nisonger Center
Professor, author, national speaker, innovator, and so much more! Dr. Fish has been a leader in the field of sibling support and advocacy. He is founder of the Next Chapter Book Clubs and established the first adult sibling conference of its kind in the country and was a founding member of both Ohio SIBS and the national Sibling Leadership Network. He has also co-authored Next Chapter Book Club: A Model Community Literacy Program for People with Intellectual Disabilities and Lucky Dogs, Lost Hats, and Dating Don'ts: Hi-Lo Stories about Real Life. Dr. Fish was a recipient of a Mary Switzer Research Fellowship from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research for his work on attitudes of families of youth with disabilities toward transition from school to adult life.
Join us for an inspiring evening raising funds for the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio's programs. Experience a gala like no other and watch adults with Down syndrome perform choreographed dances for your viewing pleasure! Guests will not only enjoy the performance, but delightful hors d'oeuvres, dinner and dancing, too. You won't want to miss this memorable night!
Guests have the opportunity to participate in a dance lesson hosted by Arthur Murray before the program and can utilize their newly learned dance moves after the program concludes!