2022 Leadership Indiana Applications Open

Self-Advocates of Indiana and The Arc of Indiana invite self-advocates to apply for the 2022 Leadership Indiana Training Program, taking place August 15-19 in Muncie, Indiana. We are in exciting times in Indiana and are fortunate to have a state administration that seeks out and respects the voice of self-advocates sharing their story and lived… Read More

SAI Annual Picnic

Register to Attend SELF-ADVOCATES OF INDIANAANNUAL PICNIC! September 23, 202210:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. ESTHummel Park, Charleston PavilionPlainfield, IN Register Online Complete & Mail Registration Form Read More

Get Started with Supported Decision-Making: Be a Youth Ambassador!

We are excited to share a new opportunity with you. Indiana Disability Rights and Self-Advocates of Indiana have partnered with the Center for Youth Voice, Youth Choice to promote less-restrictive alternatives to guardianship for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are actively searching for Youth Ambassadors! Youth Ambassadors will begin by learning about the… Read More

SAI July Monthly Issues Forum Featuring Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch

Join us for our June edition of SAI’s Monthly Issues Forum! This month, we will be hosting Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch to talk about the 2021 Legislative Session and 1102 Task Force recommendations, including recommendations put forward by the Employment Array Workgroup SAI chaired.   To register for this event, click Here. Read More

SAI June Issues Forum with Special Olympics Indiana

Join us for the June edition of SAI’s Monthly Issues Forum! This month, we will be hosting Jeff Mohler of Special Olympics Indiana to discuss the importance of Special Olympics, Special Olympics programming in Indiana, and how self-advocates can get involved. Special Olympics Indiana is a nonprofit organization part of the global Special Olympics movement,… Read More

SAI May Issues Forum

This month, SAI is very excited to welcome Chad Crowe from the Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities (GCPD). Join us May 19th at 4:00pm to hear Chad explain who GCPD is, how they operate, and how they support people with disabilities in the State of Indiana. There will also be time for Q&A! You… Read More

SAI April Issues Forum

Please join us for our first ever Monthly Issues Forum! April’s event will feature Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and incoming DDRS Director Kim Opsahl to discuss the 2021 legislative session and updates on the 1102 Task Force Recommendations. Register Today! SAI April Issues Forum Registration Read More

SAI April Monthly Issues Forum with Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch

Join us for SAI’s first Monthly Issues Forum! We will be hosting Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and incoming DDRS Director Kim Opsahl to discuss the 2021 legislative session and progress on the 1102 Task Force recommendations. Register today! SAI April Issues Forum Registration   Read More

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It is a way for our voices to be heard.

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