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Developmental Disability

Highland music festival to benefit disabled adults

Highland music festival to benefit disabled adults

HIGHLAND | Nine bands will take the stage Friday at Wicker Memorial Park Pavilion for a concert to benefit adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

July 17, 2013 5:30 pm

Advocate calls for more training to deal with those with disabilities

The number of people diagnosed with autism is on the rise.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am

DCS continues to roll out program to provide mental health services to youth

INDIANAPOLIS | Twenty-five Indiana children are receiving mental health services as part of state officials' pledge to close a funding gap, said an Indiana Department of Child Services official.

May 04, 2013 7:00 pm Related
Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities in recent years, but advocates say barriers can block one basic human right: To be a parent.

November 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Legislative committee to discuss unmet mental health needs of children

INDIANAPOLIS | A legislative commission slated to discuss the unmet mental health needs of Hoosier children will have its first meeting Aug. 27.

August 18, 2012 8:30 pm
Times reporter wins award for coverage of children's issues

Times reporter wins award for coverage of children's issues

INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana judicial group honored a Times reporter Friday for her ongoing coverage of the struggles of families throughout the state in obtaining services for children with mental illnesses or developmental disabilities.

July 20, 2012 6:30 pm
Decision may affect parents, children with mental illness

Decision may affect parents, children with mental illness

A recent Indiana Court of Appeals opinion could affect how judges handle cases involving some parents of children with mental illnesses or developmental disabilities.

July 01, 2012 12:00 am Related
Parents advised to 'abandon' children in order to secure mental health services

Parents advised to 'abandon' children in order to secure mental health services

It was the hardest letter John ever had to write.

June 24, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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TIMES DIVERSITY JOB FAIR REPORT: Difficult job market facing people with disabilities

TIMES DIVERSITY JOB FAIR REPORT: Difficult job market facing people with disabilities

Roy Slazyk's life changed in November 2006 after suffering a work-related injury on a job site in Harvey five years ago.

July 24, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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TradeWinds provides critical services to developmentally delayed children, adults

TradeWinds Services, Inc. is one of the benefactors of the 2011 Times Diversity Job Fair and Symposium.

June 17, 2011 12:00 am

Arc Bridges improves the welfare of persons with disabilities

The mission of Arc Bridges is to improve the welfare of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

June 16, 2011 12:00 am
Opportunity Enterprises in Valparaiso focuses on early intervention

Opportunity Enterprises in Valparaiso focuses on early intervention

They say the early bird gets the worm, but for the staff of the All About Kids program at Opportunity Enterprises in Valparaiso, the notion of being early has a lot more riding on it than simply a good breakfast.

December 22, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Center for Possibilities lives up to its name

Center for Possibilities lives up to its name

Throughout a nearly 50-year mission to serve developmentally disabled children and adults and their families in Northwest Indiana, the staff and volunteers at the Center for Possibilities in Hobart have long reflected on the organization's operating name more than its legal title (Cerebral P…

November 17, 2010 12:00 am
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