INDATA Intern Finishes 4th in the National Student Advertising Competition

I’m not sure if you noticed or not, but I’m the new intern at Easter Seals Crossroads writing weekly blog posts for INDATA. I will be a senior at Butler University next year and will graduate with a degree in Integrated Communication (that’s just Butler’s fancy way of saying Public Relations and Advertising). This past […]

Mark Wellman has “No Limits” and Inspires through Adaptive Climbing Wall

Mark Wellman doesn’t say the word “limits” unless the word “no” is in front of it. His “No Limits” philosophy on life encourages people to seek new heights and exceed what seems reachable. Wellman began mountain climbing at the age of 12 and continues his passion despite being paralyzed after a severe mountain climbing accident. He […]

Dancing on Wheels Company and School Revolutionizes the Perception of Dance

Mary Verdi-Fletcher became the first professional wheelchair dancer in the United States in 1980. She opened her own company, Dancing on Wheels Company and School, in Cleveland, Ohio and is now celebrating her 30th anniversary season. She was born with Spina Bifida which is a birth defect in which the backbone and spinal canal do […]

Assistive Technology Gives Wounded Warriors a Second Chance

The USA Paralympic Games hosts an annual event, The Warrior Games, for wounded, ill and injured service people. The 2011 Warrior Games will be in Colorado Springs, Colorado from May 16 – May 21. The Games serve as an introduction to Paralympic sports for injured service members. The event aims to empower people and inspire recovery. An […]

Accessible Playground to open Memorial Day in Fort Wayne

Summer is right around the corner and one of the most beloved activities for most kids is heading to the park. However, some children with disabilities are unable to access the park equipment. A company called Boundless Playgrounds, Inc. has developed inclusive playgrounds that make it possible for children and adults of all abilities to […]

Friday Night Festivities at Easter Seals Crossroads

Please join the Easter Seals Crossroads Adult Day Service program for Friday Night Festivities. Each month’s activities will feature a special theme. The theme might include an activity, a special event, a holiday party, a craft; there will always be entertainment, friendship, and fun! In addition, snacks will be provided. Parents and caregivers are encouraged […]