New Information Service – The Legal Network

The Arc of Indiana has launched a new service, The Legal Network, to provide information to attorneys, judges and other practitioners in the legal field who have a family member with a disability or direct interest in a person or individuals with disabilities. To sign-up for this free information service, visit: http://www.arcind.org/index/legalnetworksignup.asp The Legal Network … Read more

Living With Autism and Turner’s Syndrome

Having Turner’s Syndrome and Asperger’s Syndrome can be difficult at some points, but I wouldn’t change anything about who I am. My name is Cassidy and I have Asperger’s Syndrome and Turner’s Syndrome. I’m 19 years old and live in a small town in Mississippi. When I was born, the doctors noticed some physical characteristics … Read more

Grandparents: The Do’s & Don’ts of Planning for Your Grandchild(ren) with Special Needs

Grandparents want the best for their children and grandchildren, often making gifts while alive, or provisions for their loved ones through estate planning. Grandparents who are in a position to leave money to grandchildren often want to do something for their grandchild(ren) with special needs. They worry that they may need additional resources or assistance … Read more

Are you gluten intolerant ?

If you have any of the following symptoms it could be a sign that you have gluten intolerance: 1. Digestive issues such as gas, bloating, diarrhea and even constipation. I see the constipation particularly in children after eating gluten. 2. Keratosis Pilaris, (also known as ‘chicken skin’ on the back of your arms). This tends … Read more

Relating to my “Grandma”

Ok…based on the title I’ve given this post and the picture I’ve attached, I’m sure a lot of you might be saying to yourself, “Wait a minute…I don’t see a ‘Grandma’ in this picture!  What does this picture have to do with a ‘Grandma’?”  That is indeed a legitimate point, but let me explain.  The … Read more

New carrier— total hours back!

Just a quick update– We have had an extremely stressful few months– nothing really different for all of us with a loved one on the spectrum.  We lost all of our appeals— still doesn’t make any sense but we changed insurance carriers and now Evan can get the 40 hours a week he so desperately … Read more