Easterseals Crossroads provides resources and training to help people learn in order to grow, develop and thrive.
Resources for Those Serving Infants and Children
As a First Steps provider in Indiana, Easterseals Crossroads is a multidisciplinary agency for Cluster G serving the following areas: G1 Hamilton/Tipton County, G5 Northeast Marion County and G7 Southern Marion County.
First Steps’ mission is “to assure that all Indiana families with infants and toddlers experiencing developmental delays or disabilities have access to early intervention services close to home when they need them. This is accomplished through the implementation of a comprehensive, coordinated statewide system of local interagency councils called First Steps.”
Visit the First Steps website here.
Resources for Those with Autism
- MCHAT Screening Tool: https://www.m-chat.org/mchat.php
- Understanding Autism: https://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/autism/Pages/default.aspx
- Indiana Resource Center for Autism: https://www.iidc.indiana.edu/pages/irca
- After the Diagnosis: https://www.iidc.indiana.edu/pages/after-the-diagnosis-booklet
- What to look for in an ABA provider: https://www.iidc.indiana.edu/pages/what-to-consider-when-looking-for-a-qualified-aba-provider
- Indiana Resources: https://www.autismsocietyofindiana.org/resources/
- Evidence-Based Interventions: http://autismpdc.fpg.unc.edu/evidence-based-practices
- For information about parent groups and training, visit About Special Kids.
- For information about healthcare referrals and information about Medicaid transportation, visit Family Voices.
- For mental health questions, consider contacting MidTown Mental Health, Hamilton Center or Department of Mental Health.
- For information about obtaining legal aide, visit Indiana Protection Advocacy Services.
- For guardianship questions, consider contacting Center for At-Risk Elders, Indiana Protection Advocacy Services and the ARC.
- For information about donated or free medical equipment, visit Bally Foundation.
- For caregiver support information, visit BDDS.
Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS)
The Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS) provides services for individuals with developmental disabilities that enable them to live as independently as possible within their community. BDDS helps people learn about community supports and residential services.
Visit the Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS) website here.
For more than 100 years, Easterseals has served as an indispensable resource for individuals with disabilities, veterans, seniors and their families.
Together, Easterseals affiliates in communities nationwide serve 1.5 million people through high-quality programs, including autism services, early intervention, workforce development, adult day care and more.
Visit the Easterseals National website here.
Learn about Easterseals National Corporate Partners here.
To learn how we can help you or your family, contact us.