INDATA Project Celebrates Ten Years

Celebrating Ten submitted by Nikol Prieto In 2007 Easterseals Crossroads partnered with the State of Indiana- Bureau of Rehabilitative Services to establish The Indiana Assistive Technology Act (INDATA) Project. The INDATA Project is one of 56 similar federally funded projects designed to increase access and awareness of assisti­­ve technology. “The term “assistive technology device” means… Read more INDATA Project Celebrates Ten Years

Behavior Strategies for your Child

 Build your Parenting Toolkit Tracy Gale, PsyD, HSPP, and Emmaleigh Badeaux, BS Children’s tantrums can be challenging for parents. Tantrums can be triggered by the desire to obtain access to a favorite item, to escape a situation, to get attention or to meet a sensory need. Luckily, there are strategies for making such outbursts less… Read more Behavior Strategies for your Child

Better Speech & Hearing Month

Recognizing Speech-Language Professionals As May comes to a close, we want to thank our Speech-Language professionals who assist the many individuals in our community who are living with communication disorders. We thank our highly-skilled speech-language pathologists and professionals: Theresa Armstrong Erin Bailey Chantal Bibeau Hillary Brinson Loren Crisp Amy Downer Sara George Raynell Herring Hayleigh Kanzler… Read more Better Speech & Hearing Month

Resolving Sibling Conflicts

Tracy Gale, PsyD, HSPP and Emmaleigh Badeaux, BS One of the most common behavioral challenges reported by families is sibling conflict. Siblings live in close proximity, compete for limited resources, and may have rivaling goals, resulting in frequent conflict. Although such conflict is unpleasant for all involved, it presents an exceptional opportunity for children to… Read more Resolving Sibling Conflicts

Job Seeking? Attend Career Expo!

Career Expo 2017 for Job Seekers Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sponsored by Anthem, Inc. | Dick’s Sporting Goods | Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis | Knowledge Services | RPM Pizza Midwest LLC  | TownePark | UIndy Dining Services | UPS Easterseals Crossroads | 4740 Kingsway Drive | Indianapolis, IN… Read more Job Seeking? Attend Career Expo!

Volunteer Spotlight: Radha Warty

April is National Volunteer Month and each week we are highlighting a volunteer who has made an impact on Easterseals Crossroads and the individuals we serve. This week we talk to Radha Warty. (post created by Tessa Barnard, Community Engagement Coordinator) Name one fun fact you would like people to know about you. I love working on… Read more Volunteer Spotlight: Radha Warty

All About OTs

Celebrating 100 Years of OT | Not only are occupational therapists  celebrating Occupational Therapist Month during April, they are also celebrating the 100th anniversary of the profession this year! Occupational therapy gained its roots after soldiers returned from WWI needing therapy. The National Society for the Promotion of Occupational Therapy started in 1917 in Clifton Springs,… Read more All About OTs