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October Greenfield Parent Meeting - Adventures in Puberty

Registration is now open for the October parent support meeting in Greenfield.   Our October parent meeting will be a presentation by Kyle Quinn that we are calling Adventures in Puberty! This presentation will cover how puberty affects behavior, social and other functioning related to individuals as they experience puberty.Read more

Early Learning Series - Senses Gym

Bring your child ages 1-5 to the Senses Gym for an Early Learning Series session.  This session will be a free-play session for your child where you can follow their lead to see what kinds of sensory input they crave and what they avoid. We will have a Physical andRead more

Family Fun Meet Up at Pleasant View Orchard

One of our favorite slushy fans!   Meet up with families at Pleasant View Orchard where admission is free and apples are plentiful! Come out to explore the u-pick apples and pumpkins patch, and grab a snack at the country store. If you are new to Pleasant View, the appleRead more

FUSE Adaptive Swim Program Now Enrolling Volunteers and Swimmers

FUSE is pleased to offer our 13th annual adaptive swim program for children with disabilities.  The adaptive swim program is geared toward non-swimmers and beginning swimmers with disabilities of all types who need to build swimming skills to become independent in the water.  Each swimmer is assisted in the water byRead more

Navigating the SSI Process: A PITSTOP Transition Series Training

                    Navigating the SSI Process   When students with disabilities approach adulthood, parents need to be aware of the benefits that are available to support their students as they transition to adult services. One of those systems is Social Security. InRead more

Vendor Registration Open for First Ever Inspiring Abilities Expo in Shelby County

Exhibitor and sponsor registration is OPEN for the first ever Inspiring Abilities Expo Shelby County! The Inspiring Abilities Expo is a disability resource fair for families of children and young adults with disabilities.  It has been a great success in Hancock County for over 10 years, and we are excited to bringRead more

September Parent Meetings - Q & A

Registration is now open for the September parent support meeting in Greenfield.  Have a hot topic you want to discuss?  Questions you need answered? Resources you want to find?  If so, come with your questions and discussion items and we’ll tackle them as a group!  There’s no better way toRead more

Serving on Groups that Make Decisions: A Guide for Families

  FUSE is happy to host a very important training from Family Voices Indiana for parents who want to develop their leadership skills.  This training with Jennifer Akers and Heather Dane will be offered in a two-part series.   Serving on Groups that Make Decisions: A Guide for Families  Read more

Home and Community Based Services for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Entering Adulthood

  Come join us at this PITSTOP Transition Training for an open discussion about the service options for young adults with intellectual disabilities after high school. We will discuss the process for applying for services with the Bureau of Developmental Disability Services (BDDS) and what services are available through theRead more

Asking for Help--Why Is It So Hard?

At the August FUSE meeting in Shelbyville Stephanie Gustin will join us to talk about a challenging topic for many families—asking for help.  Stephanie will  guide us through a discussion about the struggles around asking for and receiving help from others, including informal and formal support systems, for our children. Read more

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