Special Needs

Project Lifesaver Helps to Find Missing Loved Ones

It’s not uncommon for elderly individuals or people with cognitive disabilities to wander off or get lost due to confusion. When the person can’t...

How to Help Kids with Autism Make Friends

Relationships and friendships are important, and parents of children on the autism spectrum know that making friends isn’t always easy for some children on...

Indy Autism Project

In December 2020, Indianapolis city-county council member, Ali Brown, launched the Indy Autism Project, a project to increase community awareness in Indy's neurodiverse community. Brown has...

The Arc of Indiana Offers Programs for Children and Adults with Disabilities

Since 1956, The Arc of Indiana has been working to empower children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. There are 43 chapters in...

Neurodiversity 101

During the Autistic Rights Movement of the 1990s, a new term was coined to describe the brains of people with neurological differences. First used...

Rethinking the Words We Use

Most of us have probably heard the phrase, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Anyone who has...

Special Needs Sports Opportunities in Indy

Participating in sports can play an important role in the development of a child. Sports teach coordination and help with physical development, and also...

Indiana Family Supports HCBS Waiver

The Indiana Family Supports HCBS Waiver is available to individuals and families who qualify, and can be a wonderful support, both with care and...

Accessible and Inclusive Playgrounds in Indianapolis

With warmer weather right around the corner, it’s time to get out and enjoy some fresh air. Thankfully, there are plenty of options for...

INvestABLE Indiana: Giving Hoosiers with Disabilities the Ability to Save

Individuals with disabilities encounter barriers and challenges that many others don’t. As a result of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014,...

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