Support

Resources

In addition to our programs and services, we are also committed to providing valuable information, helpful resources, and community support for our clients, families, and individuals with disabilities. Pure Abilities provides this information as a courtesy and in no way implies endorsement of the organizations listed below. We reserve the right to include/exclude any organization at its own discretion.


State Medicaid Information

  • Apply for Medicaid
    Information required to complete the Medicaid application.

  • Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS)
    Provides services for individuals with developmental disabilities that enables community independence, assists in receiving community support and residential services, and also monitors the quality of care and the facilities of those approved to provide these services in Indiana.

  • Indiana Medicaid
    Learn about the different Medicaid programs and Eligibility Guide for certain programs and qualifications.

  • Office of Medicaid Policy & Planning (OMPP)
    Oversees health coverage programs, including the Healthy Indiana Plan and other Indiana Medicaid programs.

Disability Support and Services

  • Answers for Autism

    An all volunteer organization founded by parents of children with autism with the mission to increase and broaden public knowledge and awareness of the behaviors, social issues and emotional needs of individuals on the autism spectrum.

  • Autism Society of Indiana
    Ensures that every individual and every family affected by autism in the State of Indiana receives the high-quality services they deserve.

  • BDDS Waiver Journey

  • Developmental Services Inc.
    A 501-C-3 not-for-profit organization that provides services for adults and children with mental, physical and emotional disabilities.

  • Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana (DSANI)
    Enhance the lives of people living with Down syndrome, advocate on their behalf, provide information and support to families and professionals, and promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.

  • Family Voices Indiana
    A national, nonprofit, family-led organization promoting quality health care for all children and youth, particularly those with special health care needs. 

  • First Steps Program 
    To ensure that all Indiana families with infants and toddlers experiencing developmental delays or disabilities have access to early intervention services.

  • Indiana Medicaid Waivers - The Arc of Indiana

  • Indiana Resource Center for Autism
    To work with communities to welcome, value, and support the meaningful participation of people of all ages and abilities through research, education, and service.

  • The Arc of Indiana
    The largest national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

  • Sesame Street and Autism
    Offers families ways to manage common challenges, to simplify everyday activities, and to grow connections and support from family, friends, and community.

  • Turnstone
    Empowers people with disabilities to achieve their highest potential by providing comprehensive services and programs.

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services
    Provides quality individualized services to enhance and support people with disabilities to prepare for, obtain or retain employment.

 

Educational and Advocacy

  • Academic Accommodation Resources
    Promotes awareness and accessibility—in both the classroom and the workplace—to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make our communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive.

  • Autism Speaks
    Dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration.

  • Home Modifications for Special Needs Kids

  • INARF
    They work to influence the disabilities services industry by presenting a unified voice and by building the capabilities of member agencies to deliver quality services and supports.

  • Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services
    To protect and promote the rights of individuals with disabilities through empowerment and advocacy.

  • Insource
    Provide parents, families, individuals and service providers in the state of Indiana the information and training necessary to help assure effective educational programs and appropriate services for individuals with disabilities.

 

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)

 
 

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