December 27, 2012
It is hard to believe that 2012 is coming to an end, as it seems like just yesterday Easter Seals Crossroads launched our new website (August 2011) which included a blog platform. With help from staff, consumers and their families, our community partners and experts in disability services, we've successfully posted over 120 blogs this year - this one being #121!
December 26, 2012
The Autism Family Resource Center at Easter Seals Crossroads needs toys and activities for boys and girls ages 6 months through 18 years to interact with in our waiting area and during therapy sessions.
December 20, 2012
If you've ever opened the Apple iTunes or the Android App Store, you may have found yourself staring at the search screen, trying to figure out how you'll find the app you want if you don't know if by name. Wouldn't it be nice if you could type in a functionality or keyword and find exactly what you're looking for?
December 19, 2012
WestPoint Financial Group is offering you and your family a free "Lights Up, Sound Down" movie at Hamilton 16 IMAX!
December 17, 2012
When you're planning a weeklong vacation, a day trip to a new city or just want to explore some place new, how do you get started? You may use review websites like Yelp, TripAdvisor or your local AAA office to pick up maps and suggestions for restaurants and lodging (eat this, not that!), but if you're a person with a disability you may have more questions about the accessibility of the place you're visiting.
December 12, 2012
No matter what holiday you're celebrating this December, there's still time to find the right gift for your friends and family. Need a head start? The INDATA Project has compiled these assistive technology devices that will surely be a fit for someone on your list!
December 10, 2012
As one of the nation’s leading nonprofit provider of services for people living with disabilities, Easter Seals realizes the important role adult siblings play in the lives of their loved ones with disabilities, many assuming primary care for their brother or sister at some point during their sibling’s lifetime.
December 9, 2012
Having trouble shopping for a family with special need children this holiday season? Our Autism Family Resource Center gathered some great suggestions for holiday gifts this year for both the child with special needs and their parents!
December 5, 2012
More than 20,000 Americans die every year after accidents in their homes. And, each year, 3 million more children and adults become disabled because of accidents at home. These are alarming numbers, but what’s more alarming is that thousands of these deaths and injuries may be prevented. Easter Seals and the CENTURY 21® System are working together to make everyone aware of some easy and important home safety tips. Take a few moments to checkout your own home. This family checklist identifies some of the most common hazards, which will help you find and correct them.
December 4, 2012
Today's blog highlights Teresa, a volunteer with our Employment Division who has gone above and beyond with her assistance to our consumers. Read about why Teresa chooses to volunteer with Easter Seals Crossroads.
December 2, 2012
Each month, our Autism Family Resource Center highlights a few books and DVD's from their library that may inspire you to come visit and check out a few materials for a 30-day loan. For December, they've compiled many resources that relate to this time of year. Click the links to see that item's listing in the resource library database, or contact Amy Miller at 317-479-3231 or Toll Free at 877-330-3300.