Katie Harris

Philanthropy Grant

IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy $10,000 Grant The IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI awarded Easterseals Crossroads $10,000 to build a state-of-the-art, Multisensory Activity Room at their new Thompson Road location. Designed especially for sensory recreation, the Multisensory Activity Room will provide a safe alternative to a ‘typical’ playground, provide the health… Read more Philanthropy Grant

Employees Achieve BCBA Certifications

BCBA Certifications Easterseals Crossroads is proud to announce our newly licensed BCBAs, Amy Miller and Laura Tease. Both Amy and Laura recently completed the certification exam to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) so they can provide behavior analysis within our autism services. To recognize their achievements, we asked them a few questions about why they… Read more Employees Achieve BCBA Certifications

Meditations of Jenner’s Golden Wheelchair

Photo catches staff member’s attention Today’s post was written by Laura Medcalf, Social Media Content Specialist with The INDATA Project and Assistive Technology program. In a recent photoshoot for Interview magazine, Kylie Jenner’s stick-thin, airbrushed figure is found seated in a golden wheelchair. When I first saw the image, I couldn’t help but giggle and think to… Read more Meditations of Jenner’s Golden Wheelchair

Shop for Easterseals Crossroads on Amazon

Support Easterseals Crossroads on Amazon Do you shop on Amazon.com? Whether you are buying books for your Kindle, ordering back to school supplies or doing your holiday shopping a little early, your purchase can benefit Easter Seals Crossroads. Here’s how: Go to http://smile.amazon.com/ and type in “Easter Seals Crossroads” under “pick your charitable organization” and click… Read more Shop for Easterseals Crossroads on Amazon

8 Things to know about Deaf Culture

Today’s post was written by Sara Croft. Jennifer Alka, Community Support Specialist with Deaf Community Services, recently provided an in-service to our staff on Deaf culture, communication and etiquette. She addressed her personal story and shared helpful tips that allow all of our staff to provide the best customer service possible to Deaf individuals. The… Read more 8 Things to know about Deaf Culture

Century 21 Scheetz Donation

Fall Donation Jill Johnson, President of the Century 21 Scheetz Charitable Foundation, stopped by our office this week to present a $2,425.00 donation to support our mission. In addition to our annual Bingo Bonanza event, Century 21 Scheetz continues to raise money for children and adults with disabilities and special needs throughout the year. This… Read more Century 21 Scheetz Donation

First-Mile, Last-Mile Connections to Transit Workshop

Join Health by Design and local community partners to discuss public transportation policy and its role in creating ‘livable communities’ throughout Indiana. Participants will also engage in activities to ensure there are accessible pathways of travel – the critical links between the sidewalk, bus stop, and bus ride—where they live. What: First-Mile, Last-Mile Connections to Transit… Read more First-Mile, Last-Mile Connections to Transit Workshop

Board Profile: Darlisa Davis

Today’s post features Darlisa Davis, who joined the Easterseals Crossroads Board of Directors in 2014. Through her numerous business connections, Davis has built valuable new relationships between Easterseals Crossroads and the central Indiana business community, and extends the reach of our services far beyond our own capabilities. Current occupation: Relationship Manager at First Merchants Bank,… Read more Board Profile: Darlisa Davis