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Behind the Scenes with Rachel

“Rachel was diagnosed with her disability as a child after recovering from meningitis,” said Rachel’s sister Georgena. As part of a close family, Georgena looks out for Rachel. “I’m many things to Rachel. I’m her sister; I’m her direct support staff; I’m her legal guardian. I’m her good friend and I handle her finances,” said… Read more Behind the Scenes with Rachel

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CHEER Celebrates Thanksgiving

Article and photos submitted by team lead Katy Everhart CHEER is our monthly respite program for individuals with disabilities who are 18+ years old. While participants enjoy fun activities with peers, family members and primary caregivers are able to enjoy some time to themselves out in the community or relaxing at home. Earlier this month,… Read more CHEER Celebrates Thanksgiving

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Meet Tara

Tara Vajner, Manager of Adult Day Services North, Easterseals Crossroads Tara is our manager of the adult day program at our north location. Tara is an LPN and she has worked in a variety of settings from urgent care to pediatrics to long-term care. “Easterseals Crossroads is by far the most rewarding and fulfilling job… Read more Meet Tara

Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is recognized during October each year. NDEAM not only highlights the contributions of workers with disabilities, it also creates awareness of the benefits of an inclusive American workforce. This year’s theme – The Right Talent, Right Now – resonates with the Employment Division at Easterseals Crossroads with our own… Read more Disability Employment Awareness Month

Disability Expo

Friday, October 4  |  10 a.m. — 2 p.m.Easterseals Crossroads Conference Center4740 Kingsway Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46205 Join us for the latest as it relates to disability financial education and employment information. At Disability Expo 2019 presented by JPMorgan Chase, you can visit vendors, participate in breakout sessions, hear a panel discussion and enjoy lunch — all… Read more Disability Expo