SplashABILITY Event July 25

The inaugural SplashABILITY event for people with disabilities will be July 25 at the Marion Splash House. The event is geared for folks with all abilities, including people with disabilities, their loved ones and their caregivers. The event will be 7-9 p.m. with a discounted entrance fee of $3 for...

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Free Special Needs Safety Kits Available

As part of April’s Autism Awareness Month observance, Carey Services and AWS Foundation are making free safety kits available for families of children who have special needs. The kits are designed to safeguard against wandering and other dangerous situations involving children with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The kits will be...

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April is World Autism Awareness Month

April is World Autism Awareness Month, and April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day. The United Nations created the worldwide observance in 2007, and this year is the 11th observance of the proclamation for both specific day and the month of other related observances. As of 2016, autism affects about...

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Tips For a Fun Halloween

Halloween can be a fun time of year for many people, but the scary images and noises are not always fun for children who are on the autism spectrum. The Autism Society of Indiana has created a list of tips for parents or caregivers of children with autism that might...

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Employer Roundtable Oct. 24

As part of Carey Services’ participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the agency will host an employer roundtable at 10 a.m. Oct. 24 for a time of discussion and to recognize area employers who have supported employing people with disabilities. National Disability Employment Awareness Month is observed every October....

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October Disability Employment Awareness Month

Carey Services will be one of numerous organizations that will participate in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s...

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February is National Disability Awareness Month

Carey Services is joining with other disability advocates around the country to observe National Disability Awareness Month in March. In Indiana, more than 19 percent of the state’s population are children and adults with disabilities. The goal of the month-long observance, which has been occurring for more than 70 years, is...

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A Night at Carey Tickets Available

Tickets are on sale for “A Night at Carey,” a special night of dinner and dancing to recognize local people who have strongly supported community inclusion for people with disabilities. Early bird ticket pricing is $70 a person/$560 for a table of eight until March 15. After March 15, tickets will...

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Self-Advocates Visit State Officials

Members of the Alliance Seekers of Grant and Blackford Counties were part of an annual visit to Indianapolis on Tuesday to visit with state officials and talk with them about disability issues. The event, sponsored by The Arc of Indiana and Self-Advocates of Indiana, is part of a traditional visit by...

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