Personal Health Records-Google Health & Road ID

Access to your medical records is important.   Having health histories, medication lists and current dosages, records of past treatments and immunizations and related information available during regularly-scheduled doctor’s appointments are critical.  Having access to that information during emergencies is even more important. I have recently become aware of two services, Google Health and Road ID, […]

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 […]

Downloadable Audiobooks from the Indianapolis Marion County Public Library

For many people, reading is a daily activity that provides a brief escape and the chance to relax and forget about daily stresses. Reading can be fun, informative, and even cathartic. Unfortunately, for individuals with certain disabilities, reading does not serve as a means of escape and relaxation; conversely, reading can be an arduous task […]

2011 Autism Expo in Carmel, IN

As many as 1 in 110 people in the United States of America has autism. Just in time for Disability Awareness Month in Indiana, the Indiana chapter of the Autism Society of America  and Easter Seals Crossroads are hosting the 4th Annual  Autism Expo on March 26, 2011 at The Fountains Banquet and Conference Center […]

Cerebral Palsy in the Spotlight

Oprah Winfrey is famous for her many accomplishments: her talk show, status as one of the richest women in the world, philanthropic generosity and her prowess as a  business woman. She is also known for her belief in her fellow man, and that no one, no matter their perceived shortcomings, should be discounted or robbed […]

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 […]