Ten-year-old Ryder has made strides toward independence. Ryder has worked with physical, occupational and speech therapists at Easterseals Crossroads for seven years. Ryder was born at 38 weeks. Doctors suspected that there would be some difficulties, but did not diagnose Fraser syndrome until several years later. Everyday life for the family includes ventilators, oxygen tanks… Read more Behind the Scenes with Ryder
Happy Holidays from Easterseals Crossroads! Our locations are closed December 20 at 11:30 a.m., as well as Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (December 23, 24 and 25) in celebration of Christmas. We will be open Thursday, December 26, and observe regular business hours.
At 18 years of age, Jack is figuring out his future. With high school graduation behind him, he is just now discovering his options. Elementary school was hard for Jack; he achieved all the developmental milestones, but he was very anxious. Professionals arrived at an autism diagnosis in the early school years. “Jack had a… Read more Behind the Scenes with Jack
“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
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
For over 80 years, we have been actively engaged in helping individuals with disabilities achieve their greatest levels of independence. Independence is what inspires us, motivates us, drives us; independence is what we celebrate with those who come through our door. Independence does not happen quickly; it can take many years. It can fluctuate —… Read more Amazing Happens Here
Job coach Kelly Pattison answers questions about this transition program for final year high school students at Community Hospital North Tell me about Project SEARCH North. Project SEARCH has been at Community Hospital North since fall of 2011. It is a school to work transition program for individuals with disabilities. Project SEARCH North is a… Read more Curious about SEARCH?
Thanks to Buzz Smith who is our Veteran Resource Navigator at Easterseals Crossroads for this article Easterseals Crossroads is very proud of our service to veterans and veteran families. Not only do we help veterans reintegrate into their communities after serving our country, we offer programs that include support for military service members, veterans and… Read more Veteran Services
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
We need volunteers for the Hot Cider Hustle! Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.White River State Park, Indianapolis Easterseals Crossroads is a volunteer partner for the Hot Cider Hustle — a 5K walk/run at beautiful White River State Park. We have agreed to provide volunteers and we will receive donations from All Community… Read more Hot Cider Hustle