Indiana Autism Resources

Each state sets eligibility ages for services to children and youth with disabilities.
For current information concerning this state, please contact the office listed under
STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Special Education Services.

See Indiana Web Resources


STATE DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION:  Special Education Services.
STATE VOCATIONAL Rehabilitation Agency. DEVELOPMENTAL
DISABILITIES
Planning Council.
DISABILITY 
Organizations
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN ages 3 through 5.  STATE VOCATIONAL
Special Needs Programs
DISABILITIES
Advocacy  Program
UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED
Programs  
 
EARLY 
Intervention System.
DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL
HEALTH  
for children and youth.
PARENT-TO-PARENT
Parent Network
TECHNOLOGY RELATED
Assistance.
PARENTS  Training and
Information Project.
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL
Health 
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN with Special Health Care
Needs.
PARENT-TEACHER Association (PTA)

 

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:
SPECIAL EDUCATION

Robert Marra, Director
Division of Special Education, Dept. of Education
State House, Room 229
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2798
            (317) 232-0570      
E-mail: sMARRAB@speced.doe.state.in.us
URL: http://web.indstate.edu/soe/iseas/dse.html

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITES:
AGES 3 THROUGH 5

Sheron Cochran, Preschool Coordinator
Division of Special Education, Department of Education
State House, Room 229
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2798
            (317) 232-0570      
E-mail: COCHRA@speced.doe.state.in.us

PROGRAMS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES:
AGES BIRTH THROUGH 2

Maureen Greer, Assistant Deputy Director
IN Family & Social Services Administration
Div. of Families & Children/Bur. of Child Development
402 West Washington Street, Room W-386
Indianapolis, IN 46204
            (317) 232-2429      ;             (317) 232-7948       (Fax)
E-mail: mgreer@fssa.state.in.us

STATE DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

Rita Martin, Deputy Director
Indiana Family & Social Services Administration
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Division of Disability Aging, and Rehabilitative Services
402 W. Washington St., Rm. W453, P.O. Box 7083
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
            (317) 232-1319      ;             (800) 545-7763      , ext. 1319

OFFICE OF STATE COORDINATOR OF VOCATIONAL
EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Terry Fields, State Coordinator
Program Improvement & Modernization
325 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
            (317) 232-1829      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

Janet Corson, Acting Director
IN Family & Social Services Administration
Division of Mental Health, Family & Social Services Administration
402 West Washington Street, Room W353
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
            (317) 232-7845      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE FOR CHILDREN

Jim Phillips, Chief
IN Family & Social Services Administration
Childrens Services Bureau
Division of Mental Health
402 West Washington Street, Room W353
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
            (317) 232-7934      

STATE MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM

IN Family & Social Services Administration
Division of Disabilitiy, Aging & Rehabilitative Services
Bureau of DD Services
402 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
            (317) 232-7933      

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL

Suellen Jackson-Boner, Director
Governor’s Planning Council on DD
143 West Market Street, Suite 404
Indianapolis, IN 46204
            (317) 722-5555       (V);             (317) 722-5563       (TTY)

PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY

Thomas Gallagher, Executive Director
Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services
4701 N. Keystone Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46205
            (317) 722-5555      
            (800) 622-4845      ;             (800) 838-1131       (TTY)
E-mail: ipas@source.isd.state.in.us

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Wendy Gettelfinger, Director
Children’s Special Health Care Services
Division of Famiy and Children
2 N. Meridian Street, Section 7-B
Indianapolis, IN 46204
            (317) 233-5578      

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH
WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING

Jerome Freeman, Deputy Director
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Division of Disability, Aging, and Rehabilitative Services
402 West Washington Street, Room W-453
P. O. Box 7083
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
            (317) 232-1143       (V/TTY)
            (800) 962-8408       (V/TTY, in IN only)
E-mail: jfreeman@fssa.state.in.us

DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Deficit Disorder
To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either:Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)
499 NW 70th Avenue, Suite 101
Plantation, FL 33317
            (954) 587-3700      
            (800) 233-4050       (Voice mail to request information packet)
URL: http://www.chadd.org

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
9930 Johnnycake Ridge Rd., Suite 3E
Mentor, OH 44060
            (440) 350-9595      
            (800) 487-2282       (Voice mail to request information packet)
E-mail: NatlADDA@aol.com
URL: http://www.add.org

Autism
Cathy Pratt, Director
The IN Resource Center for Autism
Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities (ISDD)
IN University, Bloomington
2853 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408-2601
            (812) 855-6508      ;             (812) 855-9396       (TTY)
E-mail: PRATTC@ISDD.IDSS.Indiana.edu
URL: http://www.isdd.indiana.edu/~irca/

Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of Indiana
5506 E. 16th Street, Suite B5
Indianapolis, IN 46218-4624
            (317) 356-7722      ;             (800) 407-4246       (IN only)

Cerebral Palsy
Donna Roberts, Executive Director
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Indiana, Inc.
615 N Alabama, Room 322
Indianapolis, IN 46204
            (317) 632-3561      ;             (800) 723-7620      
E-mail: ucpaindy@aol.com

Learning Disabilities
Dawn Lytle, President
Learning Disabilities Association of IN
P.O. Box 20584
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Mental Health
Beth Karnes, President
Mental Health Association in Indiana, Inc.
55 Monument Circle, Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
            (317) 638-3501      ;             (800) 555-6424       (in IN only)
URL: http://www.mhai.org

Diane Arneson, President
IN Alliance for the Mentally Ill
PO Box 22697
Indianapolis, IN 46222-0697
            (317) 925-9399      

Mental Retardation
John Dickerson, Executive Director
The Arc of Indiana
22 East Washington Street, Suite 210
Indianapolis, IN 46204
            (317) 977-2375      
URL: http://www.arcind.org

Speech and Hearing
Thomas Hemeyer, President
IN Speech-Language-Hearing Association
P.O. Box 984
Noblesville, IN 46060-0984
            (317) 573-6062      
E-mail: OOTFHemeyer@BSUVC.BSU.EDU

Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association of Northern IN
P.O. Box 1935
South Bend, IN 46634
            (219) 234-6260      

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

James J. Vento, President
Central Indiana Easter Seal Society
Crossroads Rehabilitation Center
4740 Kingsway Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46205-1521
            (317) 466-2006       (V);             (317) 466-2001       (TTY)
E-mail: xroads@indy.net
URL: http://www.iquest.net/crossroads

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED PROGRAM

David M. Mank, Director
Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities (ISDD)
IN University, Bloomington
2853 East Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408-2601
            (812) 855-6508      ;             (812) 855-9396       (TTY)
E-mail: uap@isdd.indiana.edu
URL: http://www.isdd.indiana.eduJohn D. Rau, M.D., Director
Riley Child Development Center
Indiana University School of Medicine
James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children
702 Barnhill Drive, Room 5837
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5225
            (317) 274-8167      
E-mail: jdran@indyuap.iupuy.edu

TECHNOLOGY-RELATED ASSISTANCE

Cris Fulford, Project Director
ATTAIN (Accessing Technology Through Action in Indiana)
1815 N. Meridian St., Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46202
            (800) 528-8246       (in IN);             (317) 921-8766       (in Marion County)
            (800) 743-3333       (TTY)
E-mail: cfulford@indian.vinu.edu

PARENT TRAINING & INFORMATION PROJECT

Richard Burden, Executive Director
IN*SOURCE
809 North Michigan Street
South Bend, IN 46601-1036
            (219) 234-7101      ;             (219) 234-7101       (TTY)
            (800) 332-4433       (In IN)
E-mail: insourc1@aol.com
URL: http://home1.gte.net/insource

PARENT-TO-PARENT

Donna Gore Olsen, Executive Director
Indiana Parent Information Network, Inc.
4755 Kingsway Drive, Suite 105
Indianapolis, IN 46205-1545
            (317) 257-8683      
E-mail: ipin@indy.net
URL: http://www.ai.org/ipin

PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA)

Darlene Maloney, President
Indiana Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc.
2525 N. Shadeland Ave., C-4
Indianapolis, IN 46219-1770
            (317) 357-5881      
E-mail: pta@spitfire.net


 

Indiana Web

Civil Liberties and Human Rights  
Indiana Civil Liberties Union
WFHBCommunity 
Fort Wayne Area Infonet
Indiana State Government
Michiana Free-Net
Disability Information 
Indiana Resource Center for Autism
Boone County Arc
Crusade for Children
Four Rivers Resource Services, Inc.
Indiana Special Olympics
League for the Blind and Disabled, Inc.
Northwest for the Deaf
Pathfinder Services
Education  
Center for Innovative Practices for Young Children
Delaware County Historical Alliance
Family Learning Center
Greater Indianapolis Literacy League
Indiana Parent Information Network
Northwest Indiana Toastmasters
Three Rivers Literacy Alliance
Warsaw Community Education Association
Children and Youth  
Center for Innovative Practices for Young Children
Limberlost Girl Scout Council, Inc.Community Service (Volunteering) 
Bluffton Indiana Lions Club
Community Connection
Computers and Technology  
Johnson County Community NetworkFamily and Parenting  
Family Learning Center and its Family Living Services

Job Training and Workplace  
Indianapolis Regional Small Business Development Center

Health  
Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana
Indiana Cares
Indiana Multiple Sclerosis
Northeast Indiana Easter Seal Society
St. Joseph Regional Wound Care Center
United Ostomy Association – Evansville
Visiting Nurses Health Care, Inc.
Homelessness,  Housing and Poverty  
Fort Wayne Rescue Mission
Genesis of the YWCA
Habitat for Humanity of Tipton County
Jackson County Habitat for Humanity
Monroe County Housing Solutions
Trinity Mission
Community Action of Northeast Indiana, Inc.
Gleaners Food Bank Of Indiana, Inc
Recovery, Addiction, and Abuse  
Genesis of the YWCA
Indiana Prevention Resource Center at Indiana UniversitySafety  
Tippecanoe County Emergency Management Agency

 


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