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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DSP Wages Third House Topic

One of the prime topics of conversation with state legislators attending the recent Third House forum sponsored by the Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce was an initiative to get money added to the state budget that would specifically be used to increase wages for direct support professionals working with disability...

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Carey Services will participate in the 71th annual observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month during October by emphasizing education through the agency’s social media outlets and their website. Carey will celebrate the many individuals with disabilities in the local workforce and employers who employ people with disabilities throughout the...

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2016 Indiana Disability Poll Available

The 2016 Indiana Disability Poll is now available online. The poll is one way people can provide input to state officials on how to improve the Indiana disability plan. The online survey has six categories for someone to provide responses: A person with a disability A parent, family member or...

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