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Disability News: Indiana

  • Synopsis: Last Revised/Updated: 2015-03-05 - Latest Indiana disability news including medical research and health information updates

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Information including facts, statistics, and news of interest, for persons with disabilities residing in or visiting the State of Indiana.

Indiana Disability Resources

Autism Society of Indiana

Providing Autism information for Indiana - www.iidc.indiana.edu/irca/fmain1.html

IN SOURCE

The Indiana Resource Center for families with special needs - www.insource.org

Indiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA)

The mission of the Indiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA) is to support its members in the provision of quality services through advocacy, professional development and public awareness - www.islha.org

The Arc of Indiana

The Arc of Indiana was established in 1956 by parents of children with intellectual and other developmental disabilities who joined together to build a better and more accepting world for their children - www.arcind.org

Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana

The mission of the Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana is to enhance the lives of people affected by Down syndrome, advocate on their behalf, provide information and support to families and professionals, and promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome in northeast Indiana - www.dsani.org

The League for the Blind & Disabled

Independent living is the right of people with disabilities to control and direct their own lives and to participate actively in society - www.the-league.org

Statistics: Indiana Disability

  • There are an estimated 914,000 people in the state of Indiana over the age of five who have a form of disability.
  • Approximately 160,000 people, or 2.8% of the state's population, experience difficulties with performing activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, or moving around inside of their homes.
  • There are around 493,000 people in the state who have a form of work disability, and 202,000 people with disabilities in Indiana who are employed.
  • Around 35,000 people with disabilities in the state are unemployed, while 265,000 are currently not in the workforce.
Latest Indiana Publications
1 - Indiana Medicaid Members Gain Access to Leading Addiction Treatment - CleanSlate Centers.
2 - Children's Museum of Indianapolis - A New Approach to Health and Fitness - The Children's Museum of Indianapolis.
3 - Bridges of Indiana to Better Serve Disability Community - Bridgesofindiana.com.
4 - Demographic Study of People with Disabilities - Indiana - Indiana Council on Independent Living.
5 - Information on Veterans in Indiana - Indiana Business Research Center.
6 - Funding for Substance Abuse in Indiana Lacking - Indiana University.
7 - Indiana Citizens with Disabilities at Risk of Losing Grocery Benefits - Chit Chat.
8 - J.D. Resolves Housing Discrimination Lawsuit - Columbus, Indiana - U.S. Department of Justice.
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