Special Needs

Disability Awareness Month at The Children’s Museum

Each March, Disability Awareness Month is recognized throughout Indiana. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis continues to provide valuable experiences and an inclusive environment for...

The Art of Avoiding Power Struggles

“That’s mine!”  “Leave my stuff alone!”  “No!”  Does this sound familiar? If you are a parent, you probably have heard these words at some point. Power struggles...

FREE Sensory-Friendly Skate Day at the Ice at Center Green

The City of Carmel is hosting two Sensory-Friendly Skate Days on January 27 and February 24 at the Ice at Center Green, 4:00-6:00pm! The city...

The Power of Music Therapy

Music has the power to transform, and this can be especially true for people with special needs.  Catilin Krater, board certified music therapist at Riley Hospital...

Making a Smooth Transition Back to School

The thought of heading back to school can bring on a lot of emotions for children and parents alike. For some, the transition from...

Sensory friendly day at Conner Prairie

On August 24th Conner Prairie will be open one hour early for those with Sensory Differences and their families, from 9 AM - 10...

Local Spotlight: No Label at The Table Food Company

Shelly Henley needed a plan. Her son, Jacob, was approaching his 18th birthday and he wouldn’t be going to college, nor did he have...

5 Tips for Connecting with Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Nearly 1 in 59 children have an autism spectrum disorder, meaning there is a good chance that you and your family will meet a...

Making a Splash on the Spectrum

If you have a young child, you understand the importance of water safety and learning to swim. The moment a child can get out...

Including All in the Fun

We all have different abilities. Too often, focus is placed on what we can’t do. At Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) we believe...

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