Four times out of the year the INDATA Project coordinates trainings on assistive techology and various different subjects, such as low-tech options, augmentative and alternative communication, low-vision, education and many more. Join them on April 20 to learn how assistive technology can benefit those with alzheimer's or dementia. Register to attend via satellite or in-person at http://indataspring2012fulldaytraining.eventbrite.com/.
February 23, 2012
I began writing Hope in 2005, in a notebook with a pen, sitting on my steps as I waited for my daughter’s bus to bring her home from school every day. I had about 45 minutes each day when I started. It probably would have taken me 20 years to write Hope only working 45 minutes a day, five days a week.
February 22, 2012
Spread the Word to End the Word™ is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics and Best Buddies to raise the consciousness of society about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the word “retard(ed)” and encourage people to pledge to stop using the R-word. Easter Seals Crossroads is proud to support this campaign and we encourage you to take part in it, too!
February 21, 2012
At Easter Seals Crossroads we are constantly reminding ourselves and our consumers to focus on abilities, not disabilities, and we know that it can be beneficial for people to see others who face similar challenges. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, 20.8 percent of the African-American community has a disability, which is the highest rate of any minority in the U.S. In honor of Black History Month, we compiled a list of African-Americans with disabilities that have stood out in history across the years.
February 20, 2012
WHAT: Hanging with the Hounds - presented by Dana Cullom and the College Students Act for Autism group
February 12, 2012
Today's blog post was written by Breezy, a mother who brings her son Collin to Parents' Night Out.
February 9, 2012
Imagine this: a woman will be admitted to the hospital for a series of tests. Her husband, who is deaf, will be accompanying her. Is the hospital required to provide an interpreter for the patient’s husband?
February 7, 2012
In honor of National Burn Awareness Week (February 5-11), we are sharing the motivational story of burn survivor and Iraqi war veteran J.R. Martinez. You can also listen to him speak at our 51st Annual Business Lunch on March 13.
February 2, 2012
It's the start of a new calendar month which means we've got another list of great fiction and non-fiction books to add to your bookshelf. Here are selected items available in our Autism Family Resource Center
January 31, 2012
Social media is more than just a network of friends, updated profiles and photo comments; it is a way for us here at the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads to reach new audiences in Indiana and beyond. Through various platforms like Twitter, Facebook, podcasts and blogs, those on the INDATA Team have been able to reach out to those who would have never otherwise known about the services both INDATA and Easter Seals Crossroads offer.