A View with Fellow Podcast Host, Reid Moriarty

Listen in as Michelle talks with fellow podcast host, Reid Moriarty, host of Talk Time with Reid Moriarty. You can find all of Reid’s podcasts on SoundCloud. Michelle offers this podcast as a digital contributor to Apostrophe Magazine. Read More

A View into “Just the Facts” of the Erskine Green Training Institute

Listen in as Michelle Fischer talks with Megan Stevenson, director of the Erskine Green Training Institute, to get answers to questions that have come up as she and Jeanne Scheets, director of marketing and partner programs, meet with parents, prospective students, educators and others. This postsecondary education program developed by The Arc of Indiana Foundation provides… Read More

AWS Foundation Awards $250,000 to Benefit Erskine Green Training Institute

The AWS Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to the Erskine Green Training Institute to be used for student scholarships, commissions to artists for artwork that will be displayed at the institute’s adjoining Courtyard Muncie at Horizon Convention Center, and research and data collection on the impact the training institute has on its graduates. The… Read More

A View into Handicap This!

Listen in as Michelle Fischer, host of A View from My Window, talks with Mike Berkson and Tim Wambach, the duo of Handicap This!. Mike has cerebral palsy and virtually no movement of his arms and legs. In 2001, Tim was hired to be Mike’s one on one aide when Mike was 12 and Tim was 27.  Their two… Read More

A View into the New VR

Listen in to “A View into the New VR” as Michelle talks with Kylee Hope, director of Indiana’s Bureau of Rehabilitation Services and Virginia Bates, transition specialist.  Learn about new directions for vocational rehabilitation in Indiana and how VR can help individuals with disabilities secure and maintain employment. Read More

A View into the Erskine Green Training Institute

Listen in to learn all that you have been wanting to know about the Erskine Green Training Institute as Michelle Fischer talks with Jeanne Sheets, Director of Marketing & Partner Programs; and Megan Stevenson, Director of Curriculum & Training. Learn about the 8 areas of employment that students can receive training in, how the curriculum is being developed, and a… Read More

A View with Carl Erskine and Steve Green

Listen in as Michelle Fischer talks with Carl Erskine and Steve Green about the Erskine Green Training Institute, a postsecondary program in Muncie, Indiana that will provide vocational training for a variety of jobs in the hotel, food service, and healthcare environments. Many know Carl Erskine for his wonderful career with the Brooklyn Dodgers, as well… Read More

Naming of the Erskine Green Training Institute

The Arc of Indiana Foundation is pleased to announce that the postsecondary training institute for people with disabilities, under construction in Muncie, Indiana, has been named the Erskine Green Training Institute in honor of Carl Erskine and Steve Green and their families. This one-of-a-kind program will provide vocational training for a variety of jobs in… Read More

A View into Insurance and ABA Therapy

The parents of a 12-year-old boy with severe autism recently filed a class action lawsuit against insurance company Anthem for refusing to cover the level of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy prescribed by a doctor for their son.  In a letter to the family, Anthem said the therapy was not medically necessary. Listen in as Michelle Fischer talks with Michele… Read More

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