Consumer Highlight: Harry Mize

Harry Mize was born in Indiana and lived in 7 different states throughout his childhood. He ended up back in Indiana for high school and graduated from Benton Central High School. After graduation, he went into the Army. He spent 4 years in the Army working as an Engineer. After the Army, he moved back to Indiana and […]

Consumer Highlight: Radha Warty

Radha Warty was born in India and moved to the United States when she was 5-years-old. She was born deaf. She attended the deaf school in New Jersey and learned sign language there. She was born to parents who both had their hearing and she struggled with communicating with them and others until she learned […]

Consumer Highlight: Kevin Kopf-The INDATA Project Volunteer of the Year

Kevin was born in in Indianapolis, Indiana and was raised with 2 sisters, one who is his twin. He was born with a mild form of cerebral palsy and has autism. In 2015, he graduated from Carmel High School. He then went to the University of Indianapolis and majored in Earth Science and graduated in […]

Consumer Highlight: Shanese Simmons

Shanese Simmons was born and raised in Gary, Indiana and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1994. After high school, she went to Ivy Tech in Gary, but decided to move to Indianapolis for a job with Finish Line. She later went to Davenport University in Merrillville, Indiana and graduated with two associates degree, one […]

Consumer Highlight: Debbie Bronson

Debbie Bronson was born in Arlington, Virginia. When she was a baby, her mom divorced her dad and moved back to Indiana to be with her family and Debbie never met her father. Her mother raised her in Marion, Indiana out in the country. When she was 3, her mother remarried and her stepfather adopted her. Debbie said, […]

Consumer Highlight: Melissa Lopez

Melissa Lopez is a mother of four children and a published author of over twenty books. She was also completely blind until age twenty-two. She was born blind due to lattice dystrophy, a rare corneal disease, which wasn’t diagnosed until she was in middle school. It is a disease of the eye where there is […]