Services & Education for Individuals with Disabilities 

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.

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.

Fact sheets and resources for a variety of disabilities



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.


A preschool program geared toward economically disadvantaged children.


Outreach training, research and information for families dealing with autism




Disability-related information and services from birth through older adulthood.




Directory of professionals, schools and organizations serving those with learning disabilities



Nonprofit organization improving the quality of life for children and adults with special needs


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.)


Provides therapy through First Steps and operates an Autism Learning Center for children up to age 7


Group of parents and professionals in Northwest Indiana who  have or work with children diagnosed with autism.




Provides community resources and services for older individuals and those with disabilities.


Your go-to resource for mastering the terminology, procedures and best practices in special education



Speech, language and feeding therapy provided either in-home or in school or community settings