Paralyzed Hoosier Veterans, Inc.

651 X Street

Bedford, IN 47421

(812) 277-1040

(800) 310-8131 (Toll-free)

(812) 277-9628 (FAX)



Disabling Conditions Served: Spinal cord injuries and diseases


Users Served: Indiana veterans and others with spinal cord injuries


Services Provided:

Advocacy, including legislative advocacy

Wheelchair sports


Public information and education


Resources Available:

Annual Report

Membership application form


Paralyzed Veterans of America

801 Eighteenth St., NW

Washington, DC 20006

(800) 555-9140




Disabling Conditions Served: Paralysis caused by spinal cord injury or disease


Users Served: Paralyzed veterans, families, health-care professionals, and disabled persons


Services Provided:

National advocacy program

National legislation program

Education and training program

National sports and recreation program

National service program

National barrier-free design program


Resources Available:

Paraplegia News magazine

Sports ‘n Spokes magazine

Brochures on a variety of topics. See Website for list and ordering information.


Local Branch:

KY-IN Paralyzed Veterans of America

1030 Goss Ave.

Louisville, KY 40217-1236

(502) 635-6539

(800) 242-4782 (IN and KY only)

(502) 635-5064 (FAX)



Parents Helping Parents–The Family Resource Center

1400 Parkmoor Ave., Suite 100

San Jose , CA 95126

(408) 727-5775

(408) 286-1116 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities


Users Served: Children and families of children of all ages and backgrounds who have a need for special services due to illness, accidents, birth defects, allergies, premature birth, learning disabilities, family stress, or hyperactivity


Services Provided:

Sibshops: addressing siblings’ needs

Touchstone Support Network

Mentor Parent Program

Support and information groups for parents

Early intervention services

Special education and Section 504 help

Integrated Play-group

Kids Helping Kids

Project YEA!


 Resources Available:

Kids on the Block puppet troupe

I-TECH Assistive Technology Center

PHP and RiSE Library: including over 9,000 books/videos

Online services, including an events calendar and national resource directory


Post-Polio Health International

4207 Lindell Blvd., #110

Saint Louis, MO 63108-2930

(314) 534-0475

(314) 534-5070 (FAX)

Relay MO: (800) 735-2996 (TDD), (800) 735- 2466 (Voice)




Disabling Conditions Served: Survivors of polio and users of home mechanical ventilation


Users Served: Individuals with disabilities, their families and friends, and health professionals


Services Provided:

Conferences on post-polio and independent living issues

Information network

Support group

Research fund


Resources Available:

Post-Polio Health newsletter

Ventilator-Assisted Living

Post-Polio Directory

Resource Directory for Ventilator-Assisted Living

Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors


Power Ministries
PO Box 6706
New Albany, IN 47151

(812) 945-4117
(812) 945-4118 (FAX)


Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities

Users Served: People of all ages with disabilities

Services Provided:

New Purpose Retreats (Christian camping program for people with disabilities)

Disability awareness programs

Church and school consultations

Monthly outreach programs for local individuals with disabilities


Prader-Willi Syndrome Association USA

8588 Potter Park Dr., Suite 500

Sarasota, FL 34238

(941) 312-0400

(800) 926-4797

(941) 312-0142 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: Prader-Willi syndrome


Users Served: All individuals who are affected with Prader-Willi syndrome, parents, relatives, educators, caregivers, and medical personnel


Services Provided:

General information

Specific information on various issues

Crisis counseling


Mentoring programs

Medical alerts

Educational publications


Resources Available:

Bimonthly newsletter

State and national conferences


Informational articles

Many publications


Prevent Blindness Indiana

70 E. 91st Street, Suite 204

Indianapolis, IN 46240

(317) 815-9943

(800) 232-2551

(317) 815-9952 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: Vision disorders


Users Served: Adults and children with a sight disorder, eye care professionals, health care professionals, educators, and individuals involved with the eye care industry


Services Provided:

Referrals and information

Children’s vision screening

Adult vision and glaucoma screening

Eye exams to financially eligible persons

The Wise Owl Club industrial eye safety program

Training to become a certified adult or child vision screener


Resources Available:

Brochures on the following subjects:

-  Children’s eye health and disorders (amblyopia, strabismus, and more)

-  Adult eye health and disorders (glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and more)

-  Catalog of publications, special programs, and films

-  an education Website for parents on the child's vision and eye health needs




Breaking New Ground
Purdue University
ABE Bldg., 225 S. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2093

(800) 825-4264 or (765) 494-5013