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15.4. Additional Programs or Resources

About Special Kids
317-257-8683 or 1-800-964-4746
About Special Kids is a "Parent to Parent" organization that works throughout the state of Indiana to answer questions and provide support, information and resources. We are parents and family members of children with special needs and we help other families and professionals understand the various systems that are encountered related to special needs. Our central office is located in Indianapolis, Indiana where parents from the entire state can access information, resources and support. Regional Parent Liaisons are located throughout Indiana.

Breaking New Ground Resource Center
Phone: (800) 825-4264
the primary source for information and resources on rehabilitation technology for persons working in agriculture.

Indiana ADAPT
Phone: (219) 769-5055
Contact: Stevie Edwards
We are fighting so people with disabilities can live in the community with real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes and other institutions.

Indiana Disability Rights - Protection and Advocacy Services
4701 N. Keystone Ave., Suite 222, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204
Local Phone:  (317) 722-5555
Contact via email:
Toll Free Phone: (800) 622-4845, Toll Free TTY: 800.838.1131

Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs
Phone: (800) 332-4433
The mission of IN*SOURCE is to provide parents, families and service providers in Indiana the information and training necessary to assure effective educational programs and appropriate services for children and young adults with disabilities.

Pushing Forward Inc.
Phone: 502-802-7866
Pushing Forward Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to assisting low-income individuals with traumatic spinal cord injuries and their families. Available funding is used to alleviate the financial cost of residential wheelchair ramps, minor home modifications and DME equipment. Their goal is to improve access to items needed to live as independently as possible and improve quality of life for traumatic SCI residents living in Kentuckiana. Pushing Forward serves residents of the following Indiana counties: Clark and Floyd Kentucky: Jefferson, Oldham and Bullitt.

Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana Sports Program
The Rehab Hospital of Indiana Sports Program is dedicated to providing competitive and non-competitive athletic opportunities to individuals with physical disabilities to enhance quality of life, promote physical fitness, introduce recreational and wheelchair sports and challenge participants to perform at a competitive Level.

Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults
Phone: (260) 483-2100
Turnstone is a provider of therapeutic, recreational, educational and support services to persons with disabilities and their families in Allen County and northeast Indiana.

Very Special Arts Indiana
Phone: (317) 974-4123
V S A arts of Indiana has a mission to educate through quality arts experiences, advocate for children with disabilities, and provide access to the arts to all individuals.


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