Autism Society Chapters and Parent Support Groups
About Special Kids (ASK) is Indiana’s Parent to Parent organization that works throughout the state to give support, answer questions and provide information and resources to families of children with special needs. ASK staff are extensively and continually trained as well as parents of children with special needs; therefore, we can help other families and professionals understand the various systems that families encounter related to
Our mission is to support a national network of Parent to Parent programs to ensure access to quality emotional support for families of individuals with disabilities and/or special health care needs.
The ENABLE comprehensive Special Needs Planning process helps you create an abundant life for your child TODAY. It also builds a future for your loved one that is unique and tailored to his or her own abilities, hopes, dreams, and goals.
Parent Cafés are FREE parent-led get-togethers that encourage parents to openly talk about the difficulties of being a parent and share ways to strengthen their families. This is an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn from other parents in a fun, supportive atmosphere.
The Arc of Indiana Advocacy Training Program offers a wide array of videos on topics impacting people with disabilities and their families. Individuals seeking a deeper understanding of these topics can complete comprehensive training modules and earn a certificate in that area of learning. Our goal is to empower families and people with disabilities with the information and tools they need to be strong advocates for their loved ones and themselves.
(all descriptions are taken from the organizations' websites)