Facilitating Play for Children of all Abilities

Whether you are a parent of a child with special needs, a teacher, a therapist, or anyone who works with children on a daily basis, the INDATA Project has a free training you may benefit from. WHAT: Facilitating Play for Children of All Abilities WHEN: Thursday, September 11, 2014, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM… Read more Facilitating Play for Children of all Abilities

Why Early Intervention Programs are Important

At Easterseals Crossroads, we understand the importance of providing early intervention services for children aged birth to three years with a diagnosed disability, developmental delay or those biologically at risk of a developmental delay. As a parent, do you know what signs to look for in your child’s development to identify a potential delay? Parents are… Read more Why Early Intervention Programs are Important

10 Back-to-School Tips from the Autism Family Resource Center

August in Indianapolis means trips to the Indiana State Fair, one more month of lounging at the pool before Labor Day, and the inevitable moment where kids start the next school year. Going back to school does not have to be stressful, thanks to these tips from therapists in our Autism Family Resource Center. BEFORE… Read more 10 Back-to-School Tips from the Autism Family Resource Center

Accessibility at the Indiana State Fair

The fairgrounds are alive with the Indiana State Fair from August 1 to 17, drawing thousands of people from all over the state of Indiana. If you’re traveling from a distance or you’re just taking an afternoon to see what it’s all about, the Indiana State Fair has many tips on their website for people… Read more Accessibility at the Indiana State Fair

7 Reasons to Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act

Today’s blog post was written by Sam Sanders Twenty-four years ago, on July 26, 1990, George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. This was a huge step forward for all disability activists and changed the lives of millions.   Image of President Barack Obama Signing New ADA Rules and Celebrating… Read more 7 Reasons to Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act

Volunteer at the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

2014 marks the second year of a charitable partnership between the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon and Easterseals Crossroads. This year, the 5K, half marathon and full marathon races take place on Saturday, November 1, in downtown Indianapolis. Over 13,600 participants from eight foreign countries and 46 states helped set registration and finisher record numbers in 2013,… Read more Volunteer at the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

Back-to-School Supply List Item you may be Missing

Today’s blog post was written by Sam Sanders It’s that time of year again when kids head back to school and every parent’s first priority is to make sure they have everything their kids need. Do you know what’s missing from that supply list that could be the most critical tool your child needs? Every… Read more Back-to-School Supply List Item you may be Missing