Damar Homes, Inc.

6067 Decatur Blvd.

Indianapolis, IN 46241

(317) 856-5201

(317) 856-2333 (FAX)

Email: info@damar.org

Website: www.damar.org


Main Campus Address:

6324 Kentucky Ave.

Indianapolis, IN 46221


Disabling Conditions Served: Intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, autism, emotional and seizure disorders, speech and hearing impairments


Users Served: School-aged children and adults


Services Provided:

Residential services

Educational services

Therapeutic services

Community living and support services


DBTAC: Great Lakes ADA Center

University of IL/Chicago

Institute on Disability and Human Development

1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., Room 405

Chicago, IL 60608

(312) 413-1407 (V/TTY)

(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)—only available in IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI

(312) 413-1856 (FAX)

Email: gldbtac@uic.edu

Website: www.adagreatlakes.org


Users Served: People with disabilities, businesses, governments, social service agencies, educators


Services Provided:

Technical assistance and training regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and accessible information technology

Education and training

Referral network

Materials dissemination

ADA Audio Conference Series offered monthly on a variety of ADA related topics (www.ada-audio.org)


Resources Available:

Library on ADA and other legislation affecting people with disabilities. (Copies of materials are in alternative format.)

Great Lakes Chronicle – monthly e-newsletter

Accessible Technology Bulletin – quarterly e-bulletin on accessible technology

Listserv for ADA updates and information


Disabled American Veterans


3725 Alexandria Pike

Cold Spring, KY 41076

(877) 426-2838

(859) 441-7300

Website: www.dav.org


Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities incurred in military service


Users Served: American veterans and their families


Services Provided:


Assistance in filing claims for disability compensation, death benefits, pensions, and other benefits

Disaster relief funds

National employment program

National legislative program


Resources Available:

DAV Magazine bimonthly

Online membership system

Legislative goals brochure

Vietnam veterans brochure

Volunteer brochure

Various other brochures


Indiana Office:

Disabled American Veterans

VARO Federal Building

575 N. Pennsylvania St., Room 320

Indianapolis, IN 46204

(317) 916-3615


Dogs for the Deaf, Inc.

10175 Wheeler Rd.

Central Point, OR 97502-9360

(541) 826-9220 (Voice/TDD)

(800) 990-3647

(541) 826-6696 (FAX)

Email: info@dogsforthedeaf.org

Website: www.dogsforthedeaf.org


Disabling Conditions Served: Hearing impairments and deafness


Users Served: Children and adults with hearing impairments


Services Provided:

Rescue and train dogs to become the ears for hearing-impaired and deaf people

Following dog placement, follow-up by trainers for as long as person and dog are together

Recipients are given dogs free of charge but are encouraged to donate


Resources Available:

Brochures and pamphlets


Down Syndrome Indiana

2625 N. Meridian St. #49

Indianapolis, IN 46208

(317) 925-7617

(888) 989-9255 (Toll-Free)

(317) 925-7619 (FAX)

Email: info@dsindiana.org

Website: www.dsindiana.org


Disabling Conditions Served: Down syndrome


Users Served: Individuals with Down syndrome, family members, and caregivers


Services Provided:

Buddy Walk in the fall

Parent support groups

D.A.D.S. (Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome group)

Bimonthly newsletter

Recreational and social opportunities

Scholarship fund

Grant program


Resources Available: (Free to Indiana parents of children with Down Syndrome)

Resource information and educational materials

New Parent packet

Additional resources listed on the website



Dystonia Medical Research Foundation

One E. Wacker Dr., Suite 2810

Chicago, IL 60601-1905

(312) 755-0198

(800) 377-DYST

(312) 803-0138 (FAX)

Email: dystonia@dystonia-foundation.org

Website: www.dystonia-foundation.org


Disabling Conditions Served: Dystonia


Users Served: Those who have dystonia, and their families


Services Provided:

Research grants


Physician/patient education

Support groups for patients and their families


Resources Available:

Dystonia Dialogue newsletter

What is Dystonia? brochure

Genetics of Dystonia brochure

Catalog of publications available





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