FINDER – Provides a comprehensive range of resources for people with disabilities, families, and providers.
Disability Advocacy & Legal Services
Disability Legal Services Indiana – Provides free and low-cost legal services to children and adults with disabilities.
Indiana Disability Justice – Supports statewide efforts to prevent violence and enhance independence and wellness among people with disabilities.
Indiana Disability Rights – Works to protect and advocate for the rights of people with disabilities, including pursuing legal and administrative remedies on behalf of people with disabilities.
INVestABLE Indiana – Manages Indiana’s ABLE Act program.
Miller Trust – Holds excess income to assist individuals in qualifying for Medicaid long-term care services.
Easterseals Crossroads Assistive Technology Center – Provides assistive technology, equipment and services.
INDATA – Assistive Technology – Provides a variety of assistive technology services.
PATINS Project – A state-wide technical assistance network that connects Indiana’s education agencies to accessible educational materials, assistive technology, professional development and technical support.
Associations & Organizations
Self Advocates of Indiana – A statewide organization run by and for people with developmental disabilities.
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – Offers a broad range of information regarding disability, including online journals, governmental policy information and online seminars.
ArtMix – Works to transform the lives of people with disabilities through the creation of art.
- ActEarlyIndiana – Provides resources to understand the early signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder and locate services, including ABA providers.
- Autism Society of Indiana – State chapter of the Autism Society of America.
- Autism Speaks – Dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
- Hands in Autism – Offers training, technical support and resources for implementation across home, education, and community settings.
Best Buddies Indiana – Dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships and integrated employment.
Brain Injury Association of Indiana – Dedicated to reducing the incidence and impact of brain injury through education, advocacy, support, prevention and by facilitating inter-agency commitment and collaboration.
Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education – Works to support parental choice, including the full continuum of communication options.
Centers for Independent Living – Cross-disability nonprofit agencies operated by individuals with disabilities across Indiana.
Center for Youth and Adults with Conditions of Childhood at Riley Hospital – Helps youth ages 11 to 22 with chronic health conditions move from seeing pediatric physicians to adult care physicians.
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) – Dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.
Indiana Council for Exceptional Children – A community of educators and partners in learning dedicated to advancing the success of students with exceptionalities in Indiana.
- DADS – Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome
- Down Syndrome Indiana
- Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana
- Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana
- National Down Syndrome Society
- National Down Syndrome Congress
Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana – Works to help individuals overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.
FASD United – The national voice on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
- National Fragile X Foundation – Helps families and individuals impacted by Fragile X-associated Disorders.
- FRAXA Research Foundation – Provides Fragile X information, resources, family communities, and research.
Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities – Works to advance the independence, productivity and inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of society through planning, evaluation, collaboration, education, research and advocacy.
Hydrocephalus Association – Provides support, education and advocacy for people whose lives have been touched by hydrocephalus and the professionals who work with them.
Indiana Association of Behavioral Consultants – Promotes effective, ethical and quality behavioral services.
IN-APSE – Works to improve and expand integrated employment opportunities, services, and outcomes for persons experiencing disabilities.
Indiana Family to Family – Supports families who have children and youth with health care needs and/or disabilities through education, outreach and community partnerships.
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community – Works to build community capacity through collaboration with institutions of higher education, government agencies, community service providers, persons with disabilities and their families, and advocacy organizations.
IN*SOURCE – Provides parents, families and service providers in Indiana information and training regarding effective educational programs and appropriate services for children and young adults with disabilities.
PKU/National PKU Alliance – Works to improve the lives of families and individuals associated with PKU through research, support, education and advocacy, while ultimately seeking a cure.
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association – Provides support services and information for families and people with PWS.
Rett Syndrome/National Rett Syndrome Association – Funds research for treatments and a cure for Rett syndrome while enhancing the overall quality of life for those living with Rett syndrome by providing information, programs, and services.
Sheehan Charitable Foundation – Provides financial assistance to families seeking support for a loved one with a disability age 17 or younger. Past awards have included wheelchairs, wheelchair vans, and home modifications.
Special Olympics Indiana – Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Indiana – Works to advance the quality of life for people who have cerebral palsy and prevent its causes.
United Cerebral Palsy – UCP educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.
Work to Include – Promotes employment for Hoosiers with disabilities.
Williams Syndrome Association – Provides resources for people and families living with Williams syndrome as well as doctors, researchers and educators.