An employment success story written by Employment Consultant Angie Tarr, Easterseals Crossroads For the past two and a half years, I have worked in Employment Services as an employment consultant. The people who are referred to me are all very different and have different needs. I am often paired with consumers who are in science and… Read more Meet Angie and Cindy
Easterseals Crossroads’ Board of Directors has just announced that David Dreith has been confirmed as the new CEO/President. Current CEO J. Patrick Sandy is retiring on April 3, 2020, after 22 years with the agency and the last 7 as CEO. “It is with great confidence that I welcome David Dreith to Easterseals Crossroads. His… Read more Easterseals Crossroads Confirms New CEO
Easterseals Crossroads is proud to once again partner with Century 21 Scheetz to bring an amazing evening of bingo, food and fun to Indianapolis on Friday, February 21, 2020. The fun takes place at Northside Events & Social Club (formerly Northside Knights of Columbus) at 2100 E. 71st Street, Indianapolis. This year we are playing bingo… Read more Bingo Bonanza 2020
Volunteers at Easterseals Crossroads participate in behind-the-scenes work to benefit the agency. We have many opportunities with a variety of activities from weekly childcare in our respite program to much-needed groundskeeping at our facilities. We value time, talent and treasure of those in our community. Rose Prep VolunteersWe need volunteers to help prepare roses for… Read more Interested in Volunteering?
Ten-year-old Ryder has made strides toward independence. Ryder has worked with physical, occupational and speech therapists at Easterseals Crossroads for seven years. Ryder was born at 38 weeks. Doctors suspected that there would be some difficulties, but did not diagnose Fraser syndrome until several years later. Everyday life for the family includes ventilators, oxygen tanks… Read more Behind the Scenes with Ryder
Happy Holidays from Easterseals Crossroads! Our locations are closed December 20 at 11:30 a.m., as well as Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (December 23, 24 and 25) in celebration of Christmas. We will be open Thursday, December 26, and observe regular business hours.
At 18 years of age, Jack is figuring out his future. With high school graduation behind him, he is just now discovering his options. Elementary school was hard for Jack; he achieved all the developmental milestones, but he was very anxious. Professionals arrived at an autism diagnosis in the early school years. “Jack had a… Read more Behind the Scenes with Jack
“Rachel was diagnosed with her disability as a child after recovering from meningitis,” said Rachel’s sister Georgena. As part of a close family, Georgena looks out for Rachel. “I’m many things to Rachel. I’m her sister; I’m her direct support staff; I’m her legal guardian. I’m her good friend and I handle her finances,” said… Read more Behind the Scenes with Rachel
Article and photos submitted by team lead Katy Everhart CHEER is our monthly respite program for individuals with disabilities who are 18+ years old. While participants enjoy fun activities with peers, family members and primary caregivers are able to enjoy some time to themselves out in the community or relaxing at home. Earlier this month,… Read more CHEER Celebrates Thanksgiving
For over 80 years, we have been actively engaged in helping individuals with disabilities achieve their greatest levels of independence. Independence is what inspires us, motivates us, drives us; independence is what we celebrate with those who come through our door. Independence does not happen quickly; it can take many years. It can fluctuate —… Read more Amazing Happens Here