Kids on the Block Puppet Show Teaches Youngsters About Disabilities

Elementary school is a tender time for children when it comes to learning about the world.  They start forming strong opinions about their surroundings, and look to their teachers and parents for guidance.  In some classrooms, students have little to no exposure to people with disabilities, which can lead to confusion when they encounter someone […]

Special Olympics Indiana: Summer Games 2010

What: Special Olympics Indiana hosting 41st Summer Games event Where: Indiana State University, Terre Haute When: June 4 – June 6 Why: More than 2,500 Hoosier athletes will compete in seven different sports: Aquatics, Bocce, Bowling, Cycling, Horseshoes, Track & Field, and Volleyball.  The Summer Games will kick off with the Vigo County Law Enforcement […]

Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp

WHAT: Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp –  campers with muscular dystrophy ages 6-17 attend a week-long camp for activities such as swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and many more.  All campers are paired one-on-one with a volunteer camp counselor. WHEN: Saturday, July 3 – Friday, July 9th WHERE: Bradford Woods, State Road 67 North, Martinsville, […]

ATIA 2010 Conference in Chicago

What: Annual Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) Conference and Exhibition Where: Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, Schaumburg (Chicago), Illinois When: October 27-30, 2010 Why: Over 150 assistive technology educational sessions will be offered, you can browse through the latest devices available in the exhibit hall, and you can connect with other professionals, parents, users, or manufacturers.  The sessions […]

Gadget Camp – Hosted by INDATA and Easter Seals Crossroads

WHAT: Gadget Camp – an all-day, week-long camp for kids ages 10-16 that use augmentative communication (AAC) devices WHERE: Butler University, Indianapolis WHEN: June 28 – July 2, 2010 INDATA and Easter Seals Crossroads are proud to present the first Gadget Camp!  Gadget Camp was created for children and young adults that use AAC devices […]