Autism Awareness Series

In observation of Autism Awareness month during April, please join other families  at Easterseals Crossroads (4740 Kingsway Drive, Indianapolis) every Wednesday evening in April for our Autism Awareness Series. Please note, parents and caregivers are the primary audience for this seminar series.

The goal of this seminar series is to provide information and resources for individuals on the spectrum and their families.  The Autism Family Resource Center goal is to improve the lives of individuals on the spectrum and their families by encouraging inclusion and self-advocacy in every arena of life.

Download a pdf of the Autism Awareness Series.

April 4, 2018
Topic: College Roundtable

Speakers: Representatives from the following schools will present information about supports they provide for students on the autism spectrum: Ball State, Ivy Tech, University of Indianapolis and Purdue University
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Easterseals Crossroads — 5th Floor Conference Center

April 11, 2018
Topic: Advocating for Children with Special Needs in Schools

Speaker: Mary Bowman, Joseph Maley Foundation, will speak about resources to help students and caregivers negotiate with their school systems to receive the services necessary to succeed in school
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Easterseals Crossroads — 3rd Floor Conference Room

April 18, 2018
Topic: Shifting to Win: Empowering Parents of Kids with Special Needs with Strategies to Thrive

Speaker: Carla Miller, Carla Miller Coaching, will speak about providing caregivers of individuals on the spectrum the tools that they need for their family to thrive
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Easterseals Crossroads — 3rd Floor Conference Room

April 25, 2018
Topic: Best Buddies Program (Mentoring Program)

Speaker: Marcia Clutter, Best Buddies
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Easterseals Crossroads — 3rd Floor Conference Room

Childcare

Childcare will be provided for children (6 months to 12 years old) who are registered. Childcare availability is limited; you must register for childcare by the Monday prior to each session by calling Bonnie at 317.466.1000 x2488.

For more information, please contact Bonnie Fisher, Autism Resource Specialist,
at 317.466.1000 x2488 or bfisher@eastersealscrossroads.org

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