Bosma Enterprises

8020 Zionsville Rd
Indianapolis, IN  46268

(888) 567-3422
(800) 362-5463


Disabling Conditions Served: Blind and visually impaired


Users Served:Adults of all ages throughout Indiana


Services Provided:

Comprehensive vision rehabilitation training

Itinerant rehabilitation training

Senior services

Community job placement

Employment opportunities

Assistive technology training and assessment services


  Resources Available:

Information and referral for individuals who are blind or visually impaired  


Boy Scouts of America

PO Box 152079

1325 W. Walnut Hill Lane

Irving, TX 75015-2079

(972) 580-2401

(972) 580-2413 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: Emotional, physical, auditory, visual, learning, and intellectual disabilities


Users Served: Boys with disabilities


Services Provided:

Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturer units

Cooperation with national and community agencies

Regular and special units


Resources Available:

Special manuals on scouting for youth with various disabilities          

Learning for Life school-based K-12 program

Champions for Mentally Disabled Youth lesson plans designed to teach life skills needed by students with disabilities

Braille, talking cassette books, and large-print editions of scouting literature


Local council:

Crossroads of America Council

Roesch Scout Service Center

PO Box 1966

1900 N. Meridian St.

Indianapolis, IN 46206-1966

(317) 925-1900

(877) 925-1900 (Toll-free)

(317) 921-3474 (FAX)



Brain Injury Day Treatment Program

Elkhart General Hospital
600 East Blvd.

Elkhart, IN 46514

(574) 523-3242

(574) 294-2621 (Hospital Main Number)

(574) 523-7917 (FAX)



Disabling Conditions Served:Traumatic brain injury, stroke, aneurysm, post-concussive syndrome, anoxia, and encephalopathies as well as other qualifying diagnoses


Users Served: Patient needs are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Most patients are 16 years of age of older


Services Provided:

• Personal treatment plan created by a multidisciplinary team of physical, occupational, speech and recreational therapists

• Modalities include individual and group therapies in clinic and community settings designed to facilitate re-entry into home, work, and school environments

• Communication and advocacy by the day treatment team with employment and/or school representatives

• Support and education provided to families and caregivers


Brain Injury Association of America

1608 Spring Hill Rd., Suite 110

Vienna , VA 22182

(703) 761-0750

(800) 444-6443

(703) 761-0755 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: Brain injury


Users Served: Persons with a brain injury and their families


Services Provided:

Information and resources network

Linkage to local groups

Public awareness

Education materials, symposia

Advocacy and public policy

Prevention campaigns


Resources Available:

State associations

Training workshops

Brain Injury Resource Center CD-ROM

National directory of rehabilitation services

Brain injury fact sheets and brochures

Help line providing timely information

TBI Challenge! quarterly newspaper

Where to Turn, Your Guide to Federal Disability Policies and Programs


Brain Injury Association of Indiana

Ann Ninness, Executive Director

PO Box 2476

Indianapolis, IN 46224

(317) 356-7722

(866) 854-4246 (Help-line)

(317) 481-1824 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: Acquired and Traumatic brain injury


Users Served: Persons with a brain injury, their families, physicians, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation counselors, nurses, therapists, and administrators


Services Provided:

Assistance in the formation of support groups throughout the state

Clearinghouse for traumatic brain injury (TBI)-related information

Sponsor of statewide seminar for families of TBI survivors and professionals


Local Support Group Locations: 14 locations–see Website under Community Network of Support


Breaking New Ground Resource Center and Outreach Program

Purdue University

ABE Building

225 S. University St.

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2093

(765) 494-5088

(800) 825-4264

(765) 496-1356 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: Physical disabilities


Users Served: Farmers and agricultural workers with physical disabilities and their families, caregivers, professionals, libraries, rural businesses, and educators


Services Provided:

On-site visits

Public awareness activities

Support group meetings

Training and workshops

Toll-free help-line consultations


Resources Available:

More than 50 print and audiovisual resources related to disability in agriculture and rural life, including:

The Toolbox assistive technology manual/CD

News Note newsletter

Bridging Horizons resources for FFA members with disabilities

Perfect Fit materials for 4-H members with disabilities

Plowshares technical articles on various aspects of farming with a disability

Barn Builders Peer Support Directory

Making Career Decisions Following a Disability

To Everything There is a Season caregiver materials and video

Conducting Agricultural Worksite Assessments manual and electronic database

Arthritis and Agriculture brochure and video Website



Breast Cancer Network of Strength

135 S. LaSalle St., Suite 2000

Chicago, IL 60603

(317) 986-8338




Disabling Conditions Served: Breast cancer


Users Served: Breast cancer patients and their families


Services Provided:

• "Just for Teens" workshops

• Breast Health Awareness workshops

• Open door support groups

• Sharon Rose Wig and Prosthesis Salon

• Gerry Weinberg Library

• "Just for Teens" workshop


Resources Available:

Lifeline Newsletter

• Peer to Peer Newsletter

• Brochures



Breaking New Ground
Purdue University
ABE Bldg., 225 S. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2093
(800) 825-4264 or (765) 494-5013