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

Board Member Profile: Fran Gale

Today’s post was written by Sara Croft and features Fran Gale, who has spent over 12 years as a board member and advocate for Easterseals Crossroads. During her time with us, Fran has brought numerous corporate partnerships and individuals to us to further extend the reach of who we serve.  Current Career: Retired as president… Read more Board Member Profile: Fran Gale

KA-POW-erful Volunteers

Today’s post was written by Tessa Barnard The week of April 12-18, 2015, marked National Volunteer Appreciation Weekas established by an executive order from President Richard Nixon over forty years ago. Every sitting U.S. President since Nixon has made a proclamation recognizing the service of American citizens in their communities. President Barack Obama had this… Read more KA-POW-erful Volunteers

Advisory Board Member Profile – Heather Halliburton

Today’s post was written by Sara Croft and features Advisory Board member Heather Halliburton. Heather joined us in 2014 and since then has helped us build new brand awareness and fundraising relationships with the community through our fall Hallow’s Eve event and the Ability Lunch. In addition to our current events, Heather has also brought… Read more Advisory Board Member Profile – Heather Halliburton

Case Calvert to Join US National Power Soccer Team

Today’s post was written by Sara Croft Indianapolis resident Case Calvert recently announced he will represent the USA as a member of the US National Power Soccer Team in the 2015 Powerchair Football World Cup. We first met Case in 2012 through a relationship with Community Health Network, our presenting sponsor of the 52nd Annual Ability… Read more Case Calvert to Join US National Power Soccer Team

Impact of Art on Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Our Manager of Adult Day Services Tracy Wright has taken the past 2 years to bring art into the regular programs available through Community Day Supports. With the help of staff, interns and volunteers, multiple pieces of art have been created and sold through art exhibits or by commission. In today’s post, Tracy and her… Read more Impact of Art on Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Brain Injury and AT Full Day Training

The INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads is hosting a free full day training on the topic of assistive technology for people with brain injuries. Taught by our assistive technology clinicians, this training will offer an introduction to brain injury followed by individual sessions on assistive technology for physical, communication and cognitive impairments. WHAT: Brain Injury… Read more Brain Injury and AT Full Day Training