Technology is an integral part of our lives, and sometimes it's not until it's unavailable that we realize how difficult it is to live without it. For people who rely on power wheelchairs, electronic home control units, and augmentative communication devices, it is crucial that you create a plan for what to do during an emergency where you may be without power for a significant amount of time.
October 24, 2012
Learn about Project SEARCH, a collaborative transition program for Indiana high school students with significant disabilities, at our open house!
October 21, 2012
On November 10, AMC Theatres (AMC) and the Autism Society are giving families with special needs an opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment with the "Sensory Friendly Films" program.
October 17, 2012
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The politically aware understand November 6 is Election Day, but do you know the most efficient way to vote if you’re an individual with a disability? There are multiple ways to make your voting experience more efficient and practical.
October 9, 2012
October is International Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) month and Easter Seals Crossroads is pleased to be part of the life-changing opportunities AAC gives to individuals and their families.
October 7, 2012
October is Disability Employment Awareness Month, and in an effort to heighten the awareness in our community, the Indianapolis Business Leadership Network is hosting a free, half-day conference that focuses on recruitment of persons with disabilities and maintaining effective relationships in the workplace. Our own Marjorie Mansfield, manager of employment programs, will be present and can answer questions about how Easter Seals Crossroads works with employers and people interested in obtaining a job.
October 2, 2012
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Today's post was written by Jeff Frcho, social media and marketing coordinator for Braille Works, a company that strives to "make the world a more readable place." Jeff gives insight into how Braille Works manufactures Braille menus for many national restaurant chains and how they get into the hands of people who need them!
September 30, 2012
We've got another list of books to add to your bookshelf for October. Here are selected items available in our Autism Family Resource Center with a "back-to-school" theme:
September 30, 2012
Our staff and consumers came back to a sparkling clean building this week thanks to a group of occupational therapy, sociology and economics students from the University of Indianapolis! This group worked hard to clean up the playground and front of our building, wiped down our Adult Day Services and Transitional Skills rooms, and sterilize the toys in the respite rooms that are used by the Parents' Night Out program.