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 […]

Ball State Student with Disabilities Wins National Debate Tournament

R.J. Crace is the first student ever to win the President’s Award for outstanding contribution to public debate.  This award is typically given to teams or coaches, but this year Crace took home the prize for his hard-earned accomplishments.  Completely blind and hearing impaired, Crace went up against many challenges to help his team win […]