Indiana Organizations AND PUBLICATIONS

A nonprofit organization whose goal is to create a seamless network of information and referral services.

Provides persons with disabilities with tools to accomplish their goals, the community with the information to help ensure acceptance, respect, and inclusion. Services are free to people with all types of disabilities regardless of age in Indianapolis and surrounding counties.

Arc of Indiana
Advocates for people with intellectual & developmental disabilities & their families.

The statewide leader in providing access to lifelong learning and creative expression through the arts for people with disabilities in Indiana. 

Assistive Technology, Training and Information Center, Inc. (ATTIC)
A non-profit, non-residential, community-based, consumer-controlled, cross-disability organization providing services and promoting activities to assist people with significant disabilities and/or their families.

Autism Society of Indiana
The ission is to improve the lives of all people in Indiana affected by autism. Allies provide personalized telephone support and referral to families and provide training and support to providers.

Blumberg Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education
Established to encourage the interdisciplinary study of persons with severe disabilities to those who are gifted and talented. Services include family and educational support with information, onsite visits, and workshops.

Disability Legal Services of Indiana. Inc.
A non-profit organization offering free and low-cost legal services to children and adults with disabilities in Indiana; formed in response to concerns over lack of affordable legal representation for people with disabilities, particularly in education law.

Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS)                                                                                                                                                

(DDRS) has two overarching responsibilities: facilitate partnerships that enhance quality of life for children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities; and provide them with continuous, life-long support.

Early Childhood Center 
Works to link research and practice the field of early education. The current focus is the universal design in early education.

Easter Seals Crossroads 
A community resource in Indianapolis working in partnership with people with disabilities and their families to promote growth, independence, and dignity.

Erskine Green Training Institute

Provides postsecondary vocational training in hospitality, food service, and healthcare.  Housed within the Marriott Courtyard Muncie, the concept is the first of its kind in the country.   

FINDER Indiana Disability Resources
Directory of services for the disability community. 

First Steps
Indiana's early intervention  for infants, toddlers with developmental delays or who show signs of future delays and their families. 

Hands in Autism

Hear Indiana
Committed to helping children with hearing loss achieve their fullest potential as independent members of society. 

Hearing Aid Assistance Program of Indiana (HAAPI)


Hoosier Healthwise
Health insurance for Indiana children, pregnant women, and low-income families. Health care is provided at little or no cost to Indiana families.

Indiana Center for Accessible Materials (ICAM)
A web-based system whose mission is to partner with local educational agencies in securing accessible textbooks and core curriculum materials, in specialized formats, for qualifying students with print disabilities. 

Indiana Disability Rights
Protects and advocates for the rights of people with disabilities. 

Indiana Department of Child Services    If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, call the Indiana Department of Child Services' Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline today. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays. You can report abuse and neglect anonymously.  1-800-800-5556  Map of Local Offices 

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
Working with families, children, senior citizens, people with disabilities and mental illness in Indiana, providing services to promote self-sufficiency.

Indiana Family to Family
A family-led organization providing information, education, training, outreach, and peer support to families of children with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them.

Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities
State agency whose mission is to advance the independence, productivity, and inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of society through planning, evaluation, collaboration, education, research, and advocacy.

Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC)
Fosters communities that welcomeand support participation and contributions of people of all ages and abilities through research, education, and service.

Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA)
Accurate, evidence-based, timely information to meet the needs of individuals across the autism spectrum and across the lifespan, their families, and the professionals who support them. 

Indiana Resource Network (IRN)

Indiana School Mental Health Initiative
Designed to provide mental health resources and tools for students, families, schools, and professionals.

Indiana Secondary Transition Resource Center
Creates and enhances professional development activities and resources to improve school and post-school outcomes for students with disabilities. 

Indy's Child Magazine

Committed to its mission of providing services that allow full participation of all people with Developmental Disabilities in their local community.

Links to information related to school-based Medicaid services in Indiana.

Noble of Indiana
Opportunities for people with developmental disabilitiesto live meaningful lives. Offers early intervention therapies for babies and toddlers, summer camps and transition services for students, employment and life skills training for adults, and mentoring and respite for families.

PATINS Project
The Mission is to provide access to technology tools and instruction on Universal Design, so every student can participate and progress within the general curriculum.

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Provides quality, individualized services to enhance and support people with disabilities to prepare for, obtain or retain employment.