Resources

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Research

Legal resources

  • Wrightslaw
    Information on special education laws and advocacy for children with disabilities

Information and Support

  • Autism Society of America (ASA)
    National group that offers many support chapters.
  • Autism Society of Indiana (ASI)
  • The Autism Community in Action (TACA)
    Organization dedicated to providing support and information for families affected by autism.
  • First Signs
    Their mission is to ensure the best developmental outcome for every child by promoting awareness regarding the most important and often overlooked aspects of development: social, emotional, and communication.
  • Autism Link
    This site contains discussion forums, chat rooms, resources by state, mentor program, recommended reading, and other information relating to autism.
  • Autism Community Store
    An online store dedicated to providing materials to help families and professionals with awareness, diet, biomedical supplies, teaching, and other products related to autism treatment.
  • Autism Parenting Magazine Resources
    An online magazine with information about activities, services, independent living and advocacy.

ABA Education and Career Information

Teaching Materials

ONLINE GROUPS and RESOURCES

Arc of Indiana
Committed to all people with developmental disabilities realizing their goals of learning, living, working, and playing in the community.
http://www.arcind.org
https://www.facebook.com/TheArcofIndiana

ASK About Special Kids
www.aboutspecialkids.org
https://www.facebook.com/AboutSpecialKids
317-257-8683
800-964-4746

ACTIVITIES for PEOPLE with AUTISM

AMC Theaters

Hosts sensory friendly movies for guests and families living with autism or other special needs.  Visit their website for more information. https://www.amctheatres.com/programs/sensory-friendly-films

Joseph Maley Fitness Adaptive Sports

Mentors are paired one-on-one with each athlete to teach the techniques, skills, and safe practices associated with each sport. Siblings are welcome to participate. Sports change each month. Sign up for their emails to be notified each month of new offerings. Past sports have included basketball, soccer, adaptive swimming, cheerleading, non-contact football, rowing, running, and yoga. Activity locations in Indianapolis and Franklin.

http://www.josephmaley.org/programs/jmfitness/

Kid Things to Do in Indiana

http://www.familydaysout.com/kids-things-to-do-usa/indiana/indoor-play/

Special Needs Sports Directory

https://indywithkids.com/special-needs-sports-directory-indy-area/

 

PARENT SUPPORT GROUPS

Johnson County Autism Support Group
http://jcasg.com

NAA NWI– National Autism Association Northwest Indiana Chapter
7pm monthly at Indiana Wesleyan University
8415 Georgia Street, Merrillville, IN  46410 (near Outback Steakhouse).
http://northwestindianaautism.com

Sib Teen Closed Facebook group.
Sib Teen is a place where teenage siblings of people with disabilities can connect with others who “get it.” www.facebook.com/groups/SibTeen

Easter Seals Crossroads &
Autism Family Resource Center

4740 Kingsway Dr, Indianapolis, 46205
www.eastersealscrossroads.org

Somewhere on the Spectrum
800-609-8440 ext 404

TACA Coffee Talk – Indiana Chapter Families with Autism Helping Families with Autism Web: http://www.tacanow.org/local-chapters/midwest/indiana

Books are available to current Cornerstone parents and staff to borrow for a two week period.  Email sedwards@cornerstoneautismcenter .com with the title to check availability and to borrow the book.