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Special Needs Awareness


June 2011 Special Needs Calendar



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June 01, 2011
Check out what's happening in Indianapolis this month for the Special Needs community...

What: My Child Has Special Needs: Now What?, lecture

When: Thurs., June 2, noon - 2:30 p.m.

Where: Onmi Health & Fitness Connection/Performance Studio, Schererville

Cost: Free, lunch is included

Contact: Email asktraining@aboutspecialkids.org

What: Your Dependent with Special Needs: Making their Future More Secure, lecture by Gordon F. Homes, Jr., CFP

When: Thurs., June 2, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Where: Fishers Parks & Recreation Department, Fishers

Cost: Free

Contact: Mary Alter at 317-712-5041 or malter1@metlife.com

What: 2nd Annual Answers for Autism Golf Outing

When: Fri., June 3, all day

Where: Maple Creek Country Club, Indianapolis

Cost: $75

Contact: Visit www.aaiwalk.org

What: Five-Day Summer Institute on Evidence Based Practices in Autism Spectrum Disorders

When: June 6 - June 10, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Where: Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Bloomington

Cost: $400

Contact: Cathy Pratt at prattc@indiana.edu or 812-855-6508 or Donna Beasley at dbeasley@indiana.edu or 812-855-6508

What: Brain Balance Indianapolis free parent lecture

When: Tues., June 7, 7 p.m.

Where: Brain Balance Achievement Center, Indianapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: Julie Peterson at 317-843-9200 or indy@brainbalancecenters.com

What: 2011 RHI Sports Water Ski Clinic

When: Wed., June 8 and Thurs., June 9, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Morse Reservoir at Red Bridge Park, Cicero

Cost: $10 per skier per day

Contact: RHI Sports at 317-329-2281 or rhisp@rhin.com

What: Your Dependent with Special Needs: Making their Future More Secure, lecture by Gordon F. Homes, Jr., CFP

When: Wed., June 8, 9 - 10:30 a.m.

Where: CICOA Aging and In Home Solution, Indianapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: Mary Alter at 317-712-5041 or malter1@metlife.com

What: Autism Family Resource Center's Grandparents' Support Group

When: Wed., June 8, 5:30-7 p.m.

Where: Easter Seals Crossroads, Indianapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: Diane Quillico at 317-882-1914 or Linda Knoderer at 317-816-1381

What: 7th Annual Drive for Autism Awareness

When: Thurs., June 9, check-in begins at 11:30 a.m.

Where: Dye's Walk Country Club, Greenwood

Cost: $100 for individuals, $350 for teams

Contact: Amanda Cooper at amanda@jcasg.org

What: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Fantastic Fridays

When: Fri., June 10, 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Monon Community Center, Carmel

Cost: $10

Contact: Brooke Taflinger at 317-573-5245 or btaflinger@carmelclayparks.com

What: Race and Motorcycle Run for Autism to benefit Hamilton County Autism Support Group

When: Sat., June 11, races begin at 11 a.m.

Where: White River Christian Church, Noblesville

Cost: $5 entry fee for race, $20 entry fee for motorcycle run

Contact: Call 317-403-6705 or visit www.hcasg.org

What: Brain Balance Indianapolis open house

When: Sat., June 11, noon - 2 p.m.

Where: Brain Balance Achievement Center, Indianapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: Julie Peterson at 317-843-9200 or indy@brainbalancecenters.com

What: Sahm's Restaurant to donate 20 percent of all dinner sales to Special Olympics Hamilton County, dine in or carry out

When: Mon., June 13, 5 - 10 p.m.

Where: Sahm's Restaurant in Fishers

Cost: Cost of meal

Contact: Call 317-842-1577

What: Autism Family Resource Center's Parents' Support Group

When: Wed., June 15, 5:30-7 p.m.

Where: Easter Seals Crossroads, Indianapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: Erica O'Neil or Katy Messuri at 317-466-1000

What: 9th Annual Conference on Health, Disability and the Law: Youth with Disabilities and the Justice System

When: Fri., June 17, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis

Cost: $75

Contact: Carsandra Knight at 317-274-1912 or calknigh@iupui.edu

What: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Karaoke Night

When: Fri., June 17, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Monon Community Center

Cost: $6

Contact: Brooke Taflinger at 317-573-5245 or btaflinger@carmelclayparks.com

What: TEACCH Five-Day Classroom Training Program

When: June 20 - 24, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Where: Edgewood Early Childhood Center, Ellettsville

Cost: $1990

Contact: Catherine Davies at daviesc@indiana.edu or 812-855-6508 or Donna Beasley at dbeasley@indiana.edu or 812-855-6508

What: Camp Can Do by the Johnson County Autism Support Group

When: Session 1: June 20 - July 1, Mondays - Fridays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Franklin

Cost: $250 for Johnson County residents, $275 all others

Contact: Amanda Cooper at 317-409-8372 or amanda@jcasg.org

What: 2011 Damar Classic Golf Tournament

When: Thurs., June 23, 8 a.m. registration opens

Where: Golf Club of Indiana, Zionsville

Cost: Tickets start at $125 for individuals/$500 per foursome

Contact: Register online at www.damar.org/classic

What: Public Health Insurance: What you Don't Know Can Cost You, lecture

When: June 24, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Reid Hospital, Richmond

Cost: $40 family members, $75 professionals

Contact: Email asktraining@aboutspecialkids.org

What: Autism Family Resource Center's Teen Night Out

When: Fri., June 24, 5 - 9 p.m.

Where: Monon Community Center, Carmel

Cost: Free

Contact: Joelle Ogle at 317-466-1000 x2420

What: Planning for Your Dependent with Special Needs: Making Their Future More Secure, lecture by Gordon F. Homes, Jr., CFP

When: Wed., June 29, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Where: Onmi Health & Fitness Connection/Performance Studio

Cost: Free

Contact: Cindy Robinson at 800-964-4746

What: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Lawn Games

When: Mondays in June, 6 - 7 p.m.

Where: Central Park Trail, Carmel

Cost: $20

Contact: Brooke Taflinger at 317-573-5245 or btaflinger@carmelclayparks.com

What: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Walking in Nature

When: Tuesdays in June, 6 - 7 p.m.

Where: Central Park Trail, Carmel

Cost: $20

Contact: Brooke Taflinger at 317-573-5245 or btaflinger@carmelclayparks.com

What: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Game Night

When: Wednesdays in June, 6 - 7 p.m.

Where: Monon Community Center, Carmel

Cost: $20

Contact: Brooke Taflinger at 317-573-5245 or btaflinger@carmelclayparks.com

What: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Kickin' Soccer

When: Thursdays in June, 5 - 6 p.m. for ages 6 - 15; Thursdays in June, 6 - 7 p.m. for ages 16+

Where: Central Park Trail, Carmel

Cost: $25

Contact: Brooke Taflinger at 317-573-5245 or btaflinger@carmelclayparks.com

What: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Water Walking

When: Thursdays in June, 10 - 11 a.m.

Where: Monon Community Center Waterpark Lazy River, Carmel

Cost: $25

Contact: Brooke Taflinger at 317-573-5245 or btaflinger@carmelclayparks.com

What: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Yoga

When: Saturdays in June, 10 - 10:45 a.m.

Where: Monon Community Center

Cost: $30 per session

Contact: Brooke Taflinger at 317-573-5245 or btaflinger@carmelclayparks.com

What: Easter Seals Crossroads Parents' Night Out, East

When: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Fridays of every month, 6-10 p.m.

Where: Easter Seals Crossroads, Indianapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: Anna Marie House at 317-466-2006

What: Easter Seals Crossroads Parents' Night Out, South

When: 1st Friday of every month, 6-10 p.m.

Where: Indian Creek Christian Church, Indianapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: Anna Marie House at 317-466-2006

What: Easter Seals Crossroads Parents' Night Out, North

When: 3rd Friday of every month, 6-10 p.m.

Where: Trinity Wesleyan Church (Kids Kastle), Fishers

Cost: Free

Contact: Anna Marie House at 317-466-2006

What: Easter Seals Crossroads Parents' Night Out, West

When: 4th Friday of every month

Where: Speedway United Methodist Church, Speedway

Cost: Free

Contact: Anna Marie House at 317-466-2006

Know of an upcoming event benefiting Indianapolis' special needs community? Email Carrie Bishop at freelancewritercarrie@gmail.com.

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Carrie Bishop is a freelance writer and mother of two young sons whose daily antics inspire her work and life. Contact her at freelancewritercarrie@gmail.com.

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