MERRILLVILLE | An upcoming event will help take the guesswork out of finding resources for people with disabilities.
GARY | ADA and Law Enforcement: Understanding the Issues is a free audio conference offered by ADA-Indiana from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Arc Northwest Indiana, Main Office, 2650 W. 35th Ave.
SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Nora and Dave Corder knew early on something was different about their son, Nate.
Twins Abigail and Noah Thomas, 8, ride on the motorized wheelchair of their mother, Jenn Thomas, on their way to a school book fair in Arlington Heights, Ill. Thomas, a 36-year-old mom who has cerebral palsy, says her twins occasionally complain about having to do a few extra chores around t…
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet, advocates say, barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be a parent.
Allen Pennington understands what it takes to persevere and overcome difficulties.
GARY | AccessAbilities, Inc. is sponsoring a disability resource fair from 4:30 to 8 p.m. today at the Gary Career Center, 1800 E. 35th Ave.
No one can hear Jennifer Smith's screams. The South Haven resident keeps them buried — locked behind the facade of a woman who has it all together. Smith's 11-year-old son, Jacob, screams for her.
HOBART | A Hobart YMCA-based summer camp for kids with developmental disabilities will be highlighted on a national TV show airing Sunday night, Michelle Higel said.
CHICAGO | As a successful college triathlete, Hailey Danisewicz swims, runs and bikes, despite having had part of her left leg amputated.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | ContMid Group stepped up to the role as premier sponsor of SouthSTAR Services' St. Patrick's Day Gala once they learned that proceeds were going to fund a new, holistic approach to learning.
VALPARAISO | Being legally blind, hearing-impaired and unable to walk won't keep Len Pera from being a motivational force -- "thorn in the side," he said -- on the Mayor's Advisory Council on Disabilities.
Hammond Mayors Commission on Disabilities will meet Jan. 10.
Ball State University is consistently ranked as one of the top universities for students with disabilities. For decades, our leaders have gone the extra mile to ensure facilities, programs and activities are inclusive for people with disabilities. Our Office of Disabled Student Development i…
ROSS TOWNSHIP | Ross Township senior citizens and disabled residents can receive transportation to medical appointments, pharmacies and other locations through the Ross Township trustee's office.
Getting to know Laura Sniff
Munster native Laura (Janusonis) Sniff would love to see a world where people with disabilities are valued and contributing members of their community.
GARY | Debra Silvert, of Valparaiso, said state cuts to programs that benefit people with developmental disabilities would be devastating.
Diana Seljan, of Dyer, hopes to further the mission of INSOURCE, or Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs, as a regional parent resource.
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