FUSE, bringing families together

Learning to live with a disability takes support, encouragement and the dedicated time of family, friends and professionals. Making sure no family has to go through that process alone is the mission of one Indiana non-profit organization. Families United for Support and Encouragement, FUSE for short, serves as a resource for families who do not […]

Transition Skills Program at Easter Seals Crossroads

The Adult Day Services at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana is offering a transition skills program for adults with autism or developmental disabilities. Individuals who will benefit from Transitional Skills programming should meet the following criteria: Must be at least 18 years of age Must not be a “flight” risk Must not demonstrate behaviors that […]

What is your Emergency Plan?

You can’t turn on the television lately without hearing news of flooding, severe storms and tornados. According to the National Weather Service, “there have been more than 600 tornados during the month of April 2011”. This beats the previous set record of 267 tornados in one month in April 1974. The news stories of these […]

Travel Series: Flying with Southwest Airlines

For individuals with disabilities who want to travel during the holiday season, accessibility on airplanes and at airports becomes a concern. In fact, accessibility during travel for these individuals is a concern year round. Luckily, some airlines have made it a top priority to accommodate and ease the travel experience for people who may be […]

Ms. Wheelchair Indiana 2010

Noblesville’s Joey Alise Murello Crowned People On Wheels’ Ms. Wheelchair Indiana 2010 Presented by Helmer, Inc. Noblesville native Joey Alise Murello, was crowned People On Wheels’ Ms. Wheelchair Indiana 2010 at Indianapolis Museum of Art ceremonies in support of Disability Awareness Month, on Saturday, March 6th. The event is a People On Wheels outreach to […]

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 […]