Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers

Enrichment through the full participation of all people.
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accessABILITY advocates on behalf of people with disabilities to exercise their rights to establish and maintain control over their lives.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation.” Observed annually in October, NDEAM celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities past and present and showcases supportive, inclusive employment policies and practices.

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How Can accessABILITY Help?

accessABILITY advocates on behalf of people with disabilities to exercise their rights to establish and maintain control over their lives. We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting people with disabilities in their own personal journey to independence. Direct services are provided FREE of charge to people with all types of disabilities regardless of age.

 
 

What We Do

Serving Indianapolis and the surrounding counties, we provide individual consumers, governmental agencies, corporations, and other nonprofits with the tools necessary to ensure the acceptance, respect, and inclusion of everyone. Despite being called a "Center," we work primarily with people in their own homes and communities to help them achieve the level of independence and community access that they want.



Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers.

As a disability led-organization, we know that no two journeys are ever the same. Our peer support model means that we employ people with disabilities to share their experiences and expertise to help others in their journey to independence.


October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 1, 2022

  October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation.” Observed annually in October, NDEAM celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities past and present and showcases supportive, inclusive employment policies and practices. 2022 marks the 77th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The […]

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Home Modifications: accessABILITY at Work

August 8, 2022

The driving force behind accessABILITY’s mission are the people that we serve. As Independent Living Advocates, we work with our community in their own environment to set and achieve personal goals. For one of Barb’s consumers, that meant adding in some home modifications to be able to enjoy time outdoors with his family. Meet Michael! […]

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The Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary

June 29, 2022

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990 by George HW Bush. Every year in July (and throughout the entire year), we celebrate this landmark event and the important work to promote equal opportunity for people with disabilities. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against […]

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