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 […]

Indiana Center for Accessible Materials

The Indiana Center for Accessible Materials (ICAM) is an online project managed by the Office of the Associate Superintendent, the Indiana Department of Education.  This project’s mission is to team up with educational facilities to provide accessible formats for students with print disabilities.  Some of its services include: Serving as a state repository for textbooks […]

Empowering People with Partners in Policymaking

If you aren’t satisfied with how things are run in your community, the best way to change a policy is to get educated and involved!  This year, consider applying for Partners in Policymaking Academy.  It’s an eight month long training for people with disabilities (or parents of children with disabilities) to learn about the procedures in […]

2010 Wheel-a-Thon

What: Wheel-a-Thon sponsored by the Indianapolis Resource Center for Independent Living (IRCIL). Where: University of Indianapolis Campus, Ruth Lily Center, 1400 East Hanna Avenue When: June 5, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Why: Participate in the FREE Wheel-a-Thon to raise money for the IRCIL, check out the exhibit booths (INDATA will be there!), […]

Think Beyond the Label

Think Beyond the Label is a collaborative effort of human services and employment agencies that uses grants to connect hiring businesses with people with disabilities.  They also work to dispel common misconceptions about employees with disabilities.  Not to mention, they’re downright hilarious.  Check out their commercial: This campaign’s website contains several facts about people with […]