Make A Rosie Place your primary source for everything medically fragile. Contact us.
Below are links to various resources for families caring for medically fragile children.
ADEC serves people of all ages who experience developmental disabilities and delays, as well as other specials needs such as visual and physical impairments. From infants to senior citizens, ADEC can provide direct services; information or referrals to help individuals and families meet the challenges of living with disabilities.
A.S.K. - About Special Kids
The place for families and professionals in Indiana to go to “ASK” questions about children with special needs and to access information and resources about a variety of topics such as health insurance, special education, community resources and medical homes. A.S.K. also has a wonderful resource page which is searchable by county. Click here to access their resource directory.
Beds by George
A family owned company that builds beautiful safety beds for special needs children, youth, adults, as well as handicapped, disabled and medically fragile individuals who need extra fall and entrapment protection while in bed.
Bureau Of Developmental Disabilities Services Contact your local BDDS office to gain more information on how to receive services and medicaid waiver.
Center for Disability Information and Referral
Fact sheets and resources for a variety of disabilities
Cerebral Palsy Guidance
Resources, Support, and
Cerebral Palsy Guide
Resources, Support, and treatment options for Cerebral Palsy
Little league baseball team for boys and girls 4-18 with mental and/or physical disabilities
Chiara Home provides out-of-home respite care services to families caring for an individual with a developmental disability, mental disorder and/or other special needs.
Children's Dispensary provides social, recreational and educational programs for children, teens and young adults with special needs.
Disability Accommodation Cost Guide
Changing, remodeling or making additions to your home to accommodate people with disabilities can be done in a variety of different ways. This website provides estimated costs.
Camp Millhouse, surrounded by 45 acres of woods, is a residential camp for differently abled people of ALL ages. Camp Millhouse is the place to be!
Family Voices Indiana is a family-led organization that provides information, education, training, outreach, and peer support to families of children and youth with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them.
Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy provided in the homes of children from birth to age 3 who have or are at risk of developmental delay.
Globe Star is a network of professionals including: Caregiver (the direct service worker), Mentor (the supervisor), Servant Leader (the person who assists with coordinating services
A preschool program geared toward economically disadvantaged children.
Indiana Resource Center for Autism
Outreach training, research and information for families dealing with autism
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community
Disability-related information and services from birth through older adulthood.
Parent Organization providing assistance, support services and educational resources to those who love and/or work with individuals with disabilities.
Internet Special Education Resources
Directory of professionals, schools and organizations serving those with learning disabilities
Hannah And Friends
Nonprofit organization improving the quality of life for children and adults with special needs
Kids Wish Network
Kids Wish grants wishes to children between the ages of 3 and 18who have life threatening illnesses.
Lighthouse Center for Autism
Lighthouse Autism Center is a community based center that is operated by the most experienced management team in the area. Our facility is parent focused and operated by parents of children with Autism who understand the daily challenges that families face when raising a child with Autism. (Lighthouse Autism Center makes every effort to helps families of children with Autism through the use of Verbal Behavior ABA Therapy.)
Little Red Lighthouse ... respite for those caring for children with autism
Globe Star's Little Red Lighthouse is a home designed to give temporary weekend care for the purpose of providing relief to the parent or primary caregiver
Provides therapy through First Steps and operates an Autism Learning Center for children up to age 7
Make A Wish Foundation
Charitable organization that provides children who fit certain medical qualifications with the one thing they wish for most, whether it be a trip, the opportunity to meet their favorite celebrity or almost anything else they may need or want.
Memorial Hospital - South Bend
Children’s hospital in South Bend
Memorial Hospital - Ronald McDonald Family Room
Respite area for parents located inside Memorial Hospital
Northwest Indiana Families for Effective Autism Treatment
Group of parents and professionals in Northwest Indiana who have or work with children diagnosed with autism.
Peach’s Neet Feet paints and distributes personalized shoes, organizes and sends care packages, and helps bring outreach parties to communities all over the United States.
Provides community resources and services for older individuals and those with disabilities.
Reins of Life located in St. Joseph County
OUR MISSION: To improve the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities through equine-assisted therapy
Riley Children's Hospital
Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis
Ronald McDonald House - Indianapolis
Provides parents and families of children who are inpatient with a homelike environment so they can focus on their child without having to worry about living arrangements when the hospital is too far away from their home.
St. Joseph Regional Medical Center
Hospital located in Mishawaka
For Siblings of a Special Needs Child
Website with information and resources for siblings
S.O.L.O provides outdoor winter educational and recreational opportunities for persons with disabilities in St. Joseph County, Indiana.
Special Education Guide
Your go-to resource for mastering the terminology, procedures and best practices in special education
Starlight Children's Foundation
A charity which creates programs to help brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families
Superior Van & Mobility
Superior Van & Mobility has been in business 37 years providing handicap vehicle and wheelchair van sales to meet customer's needs.
The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
Provides end-of-life care for patients and support for families
The Magical Meadows
Located in Kosciusko County
Through our Therapeutic Riding program at The MAGICAL Meadows, children, youth and adults with physical and/or developmental disabilities improve physical health, relax tight muscles, increase balance, build muscle strength, sharpen hand/eye coordination, improve social skills, and gain a sense of control and self-confidence as the rider experiences a freedom never felt before.
Therapy & Learning Services, Inc.
Speech, language and feeding therapy provided either in-home or in school or community settings
Online message board geared toward parents and caregivers of children with tracheostomies. Allows them to connect with others in their situation
Very Special Arts Indiana
Art program for individuals with special needs