Self-Advocates of Indiana Annual Picnic

Register Now! The 2017 Self-Advocates of Indiana Annual Picnic is just around the corner, Friday, July 14, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at a NEW LOCATION, The Charleston Pavilion at Hummel Park, 5373 S County Road 700 East, Plainfield, IN 46168. Be sure to register today (but no later than July 1). Learn More & Register

Interactive Planner for Caregivers

Announcing a free interactive planner for caregivers and parents. It makes it easy to record schedules, medications, activities and games, emergency contacts, etc. You can view the resource here planner.thecplawyer.com.

New Sertoma Club fund assists children with hearing impairments

By DAN DAVIS, President &CEO The Community Foundation of Jackson County  Many in our community recognize the Jackson County Sertoma Club as the Christmas Miracle folks, and for good reason. For more than 40 years, Sertomans have organized the annual drive that delivers toys to hundreds of children all across Jackson County, from Crothersville to […]

Jackson County United Way Day of Caring

From The Tribune (Aaron Piper):   On May 9, hundreds of local residents will gather at various sites across Jackson County with one purpose in mind — making a difference.   The event is the Jackson County United Way Day of Caring.“This is a day we can collectively change just a little piece of our world,” […]

Schneck Medical Center Announces the 2017 Live Well Expo

SAVE THE DATE!   Schneck’s 2017 Live Well Expo will be held on Saturday, April 8th, from 7am t0 11am in the Seymour High School Gymnasium.  Health Fair booths will be offering free screenings and information.  Lab work will be offered for free or reduced price.  Spanish interpreters will be available.

Family and Individual Needs for Disability Supports (FINDS) Survey

In 2010, The Arc of the United States conducted a national online survey, called the Family and Individual Needs for Disability Supports (FINDS) Survey, which sought to capture perceptions of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families on a range of life-span issues.   We are pleased to announce that the Research […]

Public Comment Period Open – Home-Based & Community Services

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) is seeking public input on Version 6 of the Statewide Transition Plan (STP) that includes updates and additional detail on site specific assessment results. The plan will be open for public comment for 30 days, January 18 – February 17, 2017. Visit the Home and Community-Based Services […]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) is an umbrella term describing the range of effects that can occur in an individual whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy.  These effects can include physical, behavioral, mental and/or learning disabilities with possible lifelong implications.  It is identified by abnormal facial features, central nervous system problems and slowness of growth, […]