Get Involved in Disability Awareness Month

March is fast approaching. There is a lot to look forward to: warmer weather (fingers crossed), St. Patrick’s Day parades and parties,  and the  March Madness NCAA basketball tournament. But there is one more reason to be excited for the third month of the year. March is Disability Awareness Month! Each March, the Indiana Governor’s Council for […]

Mealtime Partners Address the Issue of Dehydration in Individuals with Disabilities

Mealtime Partners Inc. is an organization that aims to provide individuals with a physical disability the opportunity to eat and drink independently. Mealtime Partners offers a broad range of drinking systems, some of which provide hands free drinking and can be mounted to a wheelchair or bed. Others address the special swallowing needs of our clients including drinking […]

iDress for Weather: Assistive Technology Application

iDress for Weather is the first ever assistive technology weather application available to enrich the lives of persons with disabilities.  iDress for Weather supports people whose cognitive processing or memory is affected by a disability, or has changed due to injury or illness.  iDress for Weather can be a tool to learn or relearn the […]

Spectrum Community Services Presents: Leadership- The Use of Personal Power in Advocacy

You’re Invited! What: An Advocate Learning Event When: Saturday, September 11, 2010 from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Where: Radisson Hotel at the Indianapolis Airport, Indianapolis, Indiana If you’re a human service professional, parent or guardian, and serve as an advocate or support staff for an individual with developmental disabilities, you’ll enjoy this inspiring and informative presentation […]


The Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities is preparing Indiana’s State Disability Plan for 2012-2016. The completed plan will be used to guide the work of the Council, including its training and dissemination activities, the events it sponsors, and the projects it funds. Participate in the process- the council is hosting town meetings in […]

ADA-Indiana: Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the ADA

What: 20th Anniversary of the ADA When: Monday, July 26, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Where: Indianapolis Artsgarden Why: ADA-Indiana and the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities are hosting the State Celebration for the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Hoosiers from all over the State will gather in Indianapolis to join […]