7 Apps for Students with a Learning Disability

Today’s post was written by Sam Sanders Can you believe August is just around the corner and its already time for school supply shopping? For most families, this time of year creeps up way too quickly and we find ourselves unprepared for the school year. Shopping for school supplies is hard enough, but finding the… Read more 7 Apps for Students with a Learning Disability

Advisory Board Member Profile – Dean Weseli

Today’s post was written by Sara Croft and features Advisory Board member Dean Weseli. Dean joined the board in August 2014 after spending many hours volunteering for Easterseals Crossroads in programs like CHEER, a respite program for adults with disabilities. Since then, Dean has helped us build new brand awareness and fundraising relationships with the… Read more Advisory Board Member Profile – Dean Weseli

Worth New York Clothing Donation

Today’s post was written by Sara Croft When a person comes to us for assistance finding a job, there are many areas where Easterseals Crossroads can help. From career assessment tests to resume writing and interview skills, our job coaches are preparing people every step of the way to meaningful employment. Certain jobs often require… Read more Worth New York Clothing Donation

Improving Services for People with Disabilities

Today’s post was written by Troy Frisz What benefits are there for employers to hire persons with disabilities? Several industry surveys show that employees with disabilities have low turnover rates, low absenteeism, and high productivity. Furthermore, employers may receive tax credits and incentives from state and federal governments. When utilized, employees with disabilities have a… Read more Improving Services for People with Disabilities

Guild Celebrates 60 Years of Service

Today’s post was written by Sara Croft Last week, several Easterseals Crossroads staff members attended the Crossroads Guild’s 60th Anniversary Luncheon. Organized in 1955, the goal of the Guild is to help the children of Easterseals Crossroads reach their full potential, and to enrich and make a difference in their lives with compassion and respect… Read more Guild Celebrates 60 Years of Service

Room Makeover from Century 21 and Josef Newgarden

This past April at our Ability Lunch, we recognized the abilities of Josiah, a five-year-old boy who began receiving early intervention services from us at 8 months of age. Josiah was diagnosed with Noonan Syndrome which has created a set of challenges for him and his family, but through the work of speech and occupational… Read more Room Makeover from Century 21 and Josef Newgarden

Ben Trockman Receives Spirit of Ability Award

Today’s post was written by Sara Croft It is May in Indianapolis, which means thousands of people from all over the world are in town to watch IndyCar drivers race their way around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at 200+ MPH. On May 15, staff from Easterseals Crossroads went to the track to experience an achievement… Read more Ben Trockman Receives Spirit of Ability Award

Walk, Jog or Run for Health and Charity

Today’s post was written by Sara Croft Temperatures in Indianapolis have risen to the 70s and even lower 80s, which means people are getting out of the house and enjoying the beginning of a new season. Walking, running or jogging is beneficial for your overall health and well being, but what if you could double… Read more Walk, Jog or Run for Health and Charity