Katie Harris

Congrats to Monumental Marathon Participants

Today’s post was written by Sara Croft Could you run a 5K, 13.1 miles or 26.2 miles? What if it was the coldest day of the year so far? These individuals not only completed their runs in very cold weather, they spent months before the event fundraising on behalf of Easterseals Crossroads. 2014 marked the… Read more Congrats to Monumental Marathon Participants

Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities 2014 Conference

Improve Yours: A Call for Healthy Communities is the theme for the 2014 Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities Conference. Held December 8 and 9 at the Westin Hotel in downtown Indianapolis, 2014 marks 20 years of the annual conference and this year emphasizes the critical need to ensure Indiana’s communities promote health –… Read more Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities 2014 Conference

Catacombs Uncovered: 10 Facts about Indy’s Historic Landmark

Today’s post was written by Caren Adelsperger, Special Events Intern at Easterseals Crossroads Easterseals Crossroads wants you take you underground to the creepiest, darkest, spookiest place Indianapolis has to offer – the City Market catacombs.   On Saturday, October 25 from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m., we are making it happen at our inaugural Hallow’s Eve:… Read more Catacombs Uncovered: 10 Facts about Indy’s Historic Landmark

Lilly Global Day of Service at Easterseals Crossroads

Today’s post was written by Tessa Barnard On Thursday, October 2, a group of 19 Eli Lilly & Company employees came to Easterseals Crossroads and spent the afternoon cleaning, sanding and staining around twenty pieces of furniture that is used in our children’s respite program, Parents’ Night Out. The group was a part of the Lilly… Read more Lilly Global Day of Service at Easterseals Crossroads

Celebrating National Adult Day Services Week 2014

According to the National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA), the week of September 15-19 is National Adult Day Services Week, and Easter Seals Crossroads is celebrating with our Annual Fall Festival on Friday, September 19. Our medically-based adult day services program uses individual plans of care to provide a variety of health, social, recreational and… Read more Celebrating National Adult Day Services Week 2014

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