Katie Harris

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

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Family Fun Book Party

Saturday, September, 21, 2019 | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.Easterseals Crossroads | 4740 Kingsway Drive, IndianapolisCommunity Health Network Wellness Garden Children with special needs of all ages along with their families and friends are invited to Easterseals Crossroads for a book party event. Volunteers from the Crossroads Guild and the local First Steps Planning and… Read more Family Fun Book Party

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Tips for Managing Back to School Emotions

Back to school can be an emotional time for everyone. Every parent wants their child to be able to express their emotions in a healthy manner. Children are not born with an understanding of feelings; one of our jobs as parents is to teach them how to appropriately identify, express and manage their emotions. Here are some everyday… Read more Tips for Managing Back to School Emotions

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Remembering Our Fallen National Exhibit

August 2 – August 11 at the Indiana State Fair Remembering Our Fallen is a photographic war memorial that honors our country’s military who have fallen from The War on Terror since September 11, 2001. Unlike brick and mortar memorials, Remembering Our Fallen is designed to travel and includes both military and personal photos honoring the… Read more Remembering Our Fallen National Exhibit

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Social Skill Development through Play with Parents

Social Skill Development through Play with Parents contributed by Emmaleigh Badeaux, MA, LMHCa, and Tracy Gale, PsyD, HSPP, Easterseals Crossroads Parents can serve as ideal playmates to improve children’s social skills through play. Here are some things to keep in mind to increase your child’s social learning: Provide specific praise during appropriate social behaviors, such… Read more Social Skill Development through Play with Parents

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Meet our CampAbility Counselors

CampAbility counselors are so excited about this year’s camp season! Each counselor brings the fun, creativity, excitement and the interest to make CampAbility the best experience for our families and campers. Rachel Everest | CounselorThis is Rachel’s first year at CampAbility. She is a special education instructional assistant in Franklin Township. After camp, she is… Read more Meet our CampAbility Counselors