Today's blog was written by Dana Cullom, a social work major/psychology minor at the University of Indianapolis who has recently spearheaded the group "Colleges Act for Autism." Dana's motivation behind autism advocacy comes not only from her good-natured personality and long list of extracurricular activities but from her two brothers, David (18) and Benjamin (6), who are both on the autism spectrum.
December 21, 2011
December 18, 2011
Whether you are snowed in, enjoying vacation time or traveling to see family and friends, the holiday season can be a great time to catch up on that book you've been reading. For families with children with autism, reading fiction and non-fiction stories of others in similar circumstances can be comforting. Our Autism Family Resource Center's lending library is home to many resource materials, all available for a three week loan period.
December 13, 2011
On December 13, a proposed $1.3 billion transit overhaul that would double IndyGo and add train servcie from Noblesville to Downtown Indianapolis was unveiled to the public. This information immediately had us thinking about what these changes can mean to our local disability community.
December 11, 2011
At Easter Seals Crossroads, we do understand and we offer help and hope with our treatment services, assistive technologies and resources available in our Autism Family Resource Center. We have developed a jewelry line - Touched by Autism - that will help us accomplish so much more. Net proceeds of this unique jewelry support disability services for children and adults at Easter Seals Crossroads.
December 7, 2011
Growing up, Courtney Carroll can remember her mother taking her brothers to the store and having no problem finding clothes for them. It was easy. However, Carroll never had the same experience.
December 4, 2011
by Sara Croft | 1 Comment
Giving gifts during the holiday season can be enjoyable and rewarding, but before you head to your local toy store consider the safety and age-range of the gifts you plan on purchasing. Read these tips to make sure that your gift gets good use this holiday season and beyond.