Easter Seals (National)

233 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 2400

Chicago, IL 60606

(312) 551-7153

(800) 221-6827

Email: info@easterseals.com or rgarza@easterseals.com

Website: www.easterseals.com


Disabling Conditions Served: Physical, mental, and learning disabilities


Users Served: Children and adults with disabilities, their families, and employers


Services Provided:

Early education and development services

Childcare services

After-school tutoring

Camping and recreation programs

Residential services

Adult and senior services

Respite services

Vocational training and employment services

Assistive technology

Physical medicine and rehabilitation services

• Movement and mobility centers


Easter Seals Crossroads

4740 Kingsway Dr.

Indianapolis, IN 46205

(317) 466-1000 (Voice)

(317) 479-3232 (TTY)

(317) 466-2000 (FAX)

Website: www.eastersealscrossroads.org


Disabling Conditions Served:  Communication disorders, orthopedic and neurological disorders, social/psychological disorders, learning/developmental disorders, autism and related disorders, hearing and vision impairments, as well as other disorders


Users Served:  Children and adults with disabilities or special needs, their families, and employers


Services Provided:

Vocational assessment, career skills training, supported employment, employment services

Assistive technology/augmentative communication services

Workplace accommodation

Pre-screened employment candidates 

Early intervention

Physical, occupational, and speech/language therapy


Driver evaluation and training (including van and bioptic)

Low vision in-home occupational therapy services

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic

Respite care (Parents’ Night Out)

Adult day services for younger adults with disabilities and medically frail older adults

Sign language interpreters, video relay, resources for the deaf community

WorkOne Express location


Easter Seals Crossroads – South

5905 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite 400

Indianapolis, IN 46237

(317) 782-8888 (Voice)

(317) 788-4640 (FAX)


Educational Equity Concepts

100 Fifth Ave., 8th Fl.

New York, NY 10011

(212) 243-1110

(212) 627-0407 (FAX)

Email: lcolon@aed.org

Website: www.edequity.org


Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities


Users Served: Persons with disabilities, families, and professionals


Services Provided:

Information and referral

Educational materials to support the integration of children with and without disabilities into community programs

Programs that focus on issues of women and girls with disabilities


Resources Available:

National Directory on Women and Girls with Disabilities

Publications addressing the unique needs of women with disabilities

Publications on curricula


Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation

3200 Wilshire Blvd.

South Tower, Suite 1601

Los Angeles, CA 90010

(213) 368-3800

(213) 427-0057 (FAX)

Email: staff@ednf.org

Website: www.ednf.org


Disabling Conditions Served: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)


Users Served: Individuals with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, their families, and health care professionals


Services Provided:

Communications network for members

Public information regarding EDS

Local branches

Annual conferences


Resources Available:

Loose Connections newsletter

• Educational booklet

• Medical Resource Guides


Local Branch:

Michiana EDNF Branch

16540 Jackson Rd.

Mishawaka, IN 46544

(574) 231-1124

(574) 257-0337 (FAX)

Email: info@michianaednf.org

Website: www.michianaednf.org


Epilepsy Foundation

8301 Professional Place

Landover, MD 20785-7223

(301) 459-3700

(800) 332-1000

(800) 332-4050 (library)

(301) 577-4941 (FAX)

Email: postmaster@efa.org

Website: www.epilepsyfoundation.org


Disabling Conditions Served: Epilepsy and seizure disorders


Users Served: Persons with disabilities, their families, teachers, and health care professionals


Services Provided:

• Information and referral services

• Self-help and parent support groups

• Counseling

• Public education and awareness

• Support of research

• School Alert programs

• Recreational and educational programs

• Community education programs

• Advocacy

• Job finding and employer education

• National library and resource center


Resources Available:

• Materials service center price list

EFA brochure


Experience Works, Inc.—Indiana

PO Box 687

1413 Corporate way

Seymour, IN 47274

(812) 522-7930

(800) 843-0885

(812) 522-7684 (FAX)

Email: Pam_Fox@experienceworks.org

Website: www.experienceworks.org


Users Served: Fifty-five and older, income-eligible, unemployed, employers wanting to hire mature workers


Services Provided:

  Hire and find jobs for senior citizens

  Encourage employers to hire senior citizens

  Job placement in rural community project

  Seminars, films, and discussions concerning the value of hiring the elderly





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