Help for Families

The purpose of this section is to provide families with a variety of resources to help educate and empower themselves. The resources are split into three categories: Parent Support Groups, Community & Advocacy, and K-12 Education. We will soon be adding a list of resoruces on Augmentative and Alternative Communication.


Community & Advocacy

Arc of Indiana
http://www.arcind.org
107 N. Pennsylvania Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317)977-2375

Autism Advocates of Indiana
http://www.aaiwalk.org/
P.O. Box 285
Fishers, IN  46038
(317)767-2777

Autism Society of Indiana (ASI)
http://www.inautism.org/
13295 Illinois St.,
Suite 110
Carmel, IN 46032
(800)609-8449

AUTISM Resource Network of Indiana (through ASI)
http://www.arnionline.org/
(800)609-8449

Autism Society of America
http://www.autism-society.org

About Special Kids (ASK)
http://www.aboutspecialkids.org
7275 Shadeland Ave. Suite 1
Indianapolis, IN 46250
(317)257-8683

Indiana Family-2-Family
http://www.inf2f.org/

Indiana Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
http://www.indianafamilies.org/
(866)247-8457

Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities
http://www.in.gov/gpcpd/
150 West Market Street, Suite 628
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317)232-7770

Indiana Institute on Disability & Community
http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/
2853 East Tenth St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
(812)855-6508

Indiana Protection & Advocacy Services
http://www.in.gov/ipas/
4701 N. Keystone Ave., Suite 222
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(800)838-1131

Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA)
http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/irca/
2853 East 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
(812)855-6508

IN*Source
http://www.insource.org/
1703 South Ironwood Drive
South Bend, IN 46613
(574)234-7101

MAAP Services
http://www.maapservices.org/
P.O. Box 524 
 Crown Point, IN 46307
(219)662-1311

National Alliance of Mental Illnesses –Indiana
http://www.namiindiana.org
PO Box 22697
Indianapolis, IN 46222
(317)925-9399

Organization for Autism Research (OAR)
http://www.researchautism.org/


K-12 Education

Autism Education Network
http://www.autismeducation.net/

The Council for Exceptional Children
http://www.cec.sped.org/

Indiana Department of Education, Center for Exceptional Learners
http://www.doe.in.gov/exceptional/
Room 229, State House
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317)232-0570

Indiana Task Force on Autism Spectrum Disorders
http://www.doe.in.gov/exceptional/asdtaskforce/welcome.html

TEACCH (Training & Education of Autistic & Related Communication-handicapped Children)
http://www.teacch.com

US Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/parents/academic/involve/schoolbox/index.html



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