Katie Harris

Milestones of Independence Continuation Stories

Our Easterseals Crossroads Annual Report 2018 continuation stories are now available. The annual report referenced four individuals with whom we worked during the year. Their stories are told in the following videos: . . . Becoming Mobile Erionna’s story focuses on how we are helping a 6-year-old in physical therapy. Kathleen Brinegar is working with… Read more Milestones of Independence Continuation Stories

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Autism Support Group Meeting

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Easterseals Crossroads | 4740 Kingsway Drive, Indianapolis | 3rd Floor Conference Room Join us for our November meeting with speaker Wendy Strickland, Speech-Language Pathologist, Augmentative Communication Specialist. Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) refers to methods of communication used to help those who are unable to… Read more Autism Support Group Meeting

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Disability Employment Awareness

During October, we recognize the contributions of workers with disabilities during Disability Awareness Month, and we recognize the many businesses in our community who employ individuals with disabilities. This year, staff members in our Employment Division have placed 118 individuals into permanent positions in 76 different companies and arranged 45 internships with community employers. Employment… Read more Disability Employment Awareness

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Augmentative Communication Month

During October, Easterseals Crossroads is proud to recognize providers of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) services. October is the national month of recognition for the service that uses technology and other methods to replace speech or writing for individuals so that they can communicate. According to one of our families: My daughter’s AAC device has… Read more Augmentative Communication Month

Disability Film Challenge finalists 2018

Are you a Film Lover?

Heartland Film Festival Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Finalists Saturday, October 13  | 10:15 a.m. AMC Castleton Square 11 Join us at Heartland for the finalist’s showing from this year’s Disability Film Challenge!  Promoted by Easterseals Southern California, the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge gives filmmakers – with and without disabilities – the opportunity to collaborate and tell unique stories that… Read more Are you a Film Lover?

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Physical Therapy Awareness Month

It’s October! And for physical therapists all around the country, that means it’s National Physical Therapy Month! Those in the profession wish to raise awareness of what physical therapists do to help individuals manage pain, improve their mobility and their functional ability. The ultimate goal is for individuals to live healthier lives. The American Physical Therapy… Read more Physical Therapy Awareness Month

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Ability Round Table

A resource for Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Associate Resource Groups (ARGs) Easterseals Crossroads is in the process of developing a community Ability Round Table group for companies that have or are considering having an ERG/ARG focused on employees who have disabilities caregivers for those with disabilities individuals who have family members who are disabled… Read more Ability Round Table