The anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act is July 26. Since the act was signed into law in 1990, there has been much to celebrate because of its impact in our workplaces, schools and communities. Take a moment to celebrate with us (and for us) by participating in some fun events this week that… Read more Need a Reason to Dine Out?
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
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
Camp FUEL is a day camp for adolescents with disabilities or special needs who are ages 11 – 17 years old. FUEL stands for Fun and Unique Experiential Learning and that is exactly what the group enjoys as they enjoy field trips, activities and special guests. Sydnee Henson | Lead CounselorThis is Sydnee’s second year… Read more Camp FUEL Staff
CampAbility has just begun its 2019 season! CampAbility is our summer day camp for children with disabilities who are 4-10 years old. Our counselors are the absolute best; they are professionals who create meaningful activities and memories for our families and campers! Our lead program staff for CampAbility are all returning staff members who love… Read more CampAbility Lead Staff
iCan Bike – a program of iCan Shine – is a camp for individuals with special needs who want to learn to ride a two-wheeled bicycle. Easterseals Crossroads brings this program to Indianapolis each year for the benefit of 40 potential riders. Josie Bucker is a veteran iCan Bike spotter and volunteer; as a young… Read more Meet iCan Bike Intern Josie
Due to inclement weather on Sunday, May 19, Walking for Dreams was canceled. We so appreciate our families, partners, sponsors, coworkers, friends and pets who signed up to participate. Even though we could not actually celebrate with everyone at the walk, our numbers show us that the Walking for Dreams Family and Pet Walk was… Read more Walking for Dreams Thanks
Career Expo 2019 is the place to meet representatives from businesses in our community and discuss potential job opportunities. You must be a job seeker with a disability to attend Career Expo and you must register to attend. Easterseals Crossroads has partnered with the State of Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Help the World Foundation and Sycamore… Read more Job Seeking? Register for Career Expo!
What: Walking for Dreams Family and Pet Walk When: Sunday, May 19, 2019 | 2 p.m. Walk Begins Where: Downtown Canal at Buggs Temple (11th & Senate Avenue, Indianapolis) Easterseals Crossroads is excited to be part of Walking for Dreams, a joint fundraiser where local nonprofits share the day. Individuals of all ages can show support by… Read more Still Time to Join us at Walking for Dreams
Amy Lerma has recently joined our team of physical therapists at Easterseals Crossroads. We are so happy to have her as a member of our children’s service professionals; she is highly qualified, ready and excited to work with our families! Physical therapy for children can help build muscle strength and flexibility; improve coordination and balance;… Read more Meet Amy – New PT, DPT