Answers for Autism has provided $568,847 since our inception.
This encompasses 222 grants covering 40 Indiana counties!
2016 Grant Recipients
- Indiana University: Camp YES. $3000
- Gibson County Schools: Evaluation instrument. $3000
- Family Voices: Latino Family Support Group. $2900
- Hamilton Southeastern Schools: Sensory Kit Library. $3000
- Victory Lane Camp: family scholarships specific to children with autism. $3000
- Wayne Township – Bridgeport Elementary. $3000
2015 Jake Willmann Fund
- Saved by Typing. $2000
2015 Grant Recipients
- Indiana University – Augmentative Alternative Communication Summit. $3000
- Indiana University – Camp Yes: improvisational theater. $3000.
- Van Buren Township Project Lifesaver. $2700.
- Wayne Township Autism Alliance – parent support group. $500.
- Westfield Washington Schools – iPads. $3000
- Whitco High School –Community Based Instruction materials $615
- People and Animals Learning Services – scholarships. $1300
- Noble of Indiana – music therapy materials. $1329
- Janus – iPads. $2934
- Johnson Co. Schools Special Education – Autism Lending Library, specific resources on ASD. $1500
- Special Olympics Warren/Fountain Counties – adapted bowling balls. $567
- Logan Community Resources – sensory equipment for a satellite office. $2985
- Franklin Township Schools – Project SPARC: Urban Arts Program with Art Mix Indiana. $2009
- Autism Resource Center of Kokomo – materials for music therapy and social skills group for all ages. $3000
2014 Grant Recipients
- Brownsburg Schools: Therapeutic Art Program. $3000
- East Elementary School in Pendleton: Sensory Break room. $3000
- Franklin Township Schools: Project SPARC. Creative arts program in partnership with Very Special Arts. $2430
- Autism Resource Center, Indiana Institute on Disability & Community. Update First Responder training materials. $2991.
- Monroe County School Corporation: Nature Connections. Outdoor education experience. $1456.
- Noble of Indiana: Autism Workshops. $3000
- Van Buren Fire Department: Project Lifesaver. $3000
- Wayne Township Fire Department: Project Lifesaver. $3000
- AGAPE: Stirrups for Success – Bradford Woods location. $1845.32
- Ball State University – Prism Project: Performing arts project with community schools to promote social skills. $3000
- Hope Haven Horse Farm, Inc. – Rose Christy Project. Student scholarships for therapeutic riding. $3000
- Little Star Center – iPads. $2960.
- Maconaquah Schools – Elementary. Sensory Room. $3000
- Optimal Rhythms, Inc. – Wretches and Jabberers. Bring experts to southern Indiana for typing conference. $3000
- People & Animals Learn: PALS – client scholarships. $2836.51
- Perry Township – purchase Boardmaker software for therapist and teacher use. $3000
- Southern Wells Schools – Elementary building classroom materials. $2000
2013 Grant Recipients
- AGAPE: Stirrups for Success – $2821.32. Independent living skills training for young adults.
- Saved by Typing – $3000. Travel costs for master trainers to provide Indiana typing sessions.
- City of Lawrence Fired Department: Project Lifesaver – $2650
- Southern Hancock School Corporation: Project SOAR – $2961.72: Sensory Room
- Rose-Christy Project: Hope Haven Farm, Inc. – $3000. Scholarships for therapeutic riding lessons.
- Home of the Innocents – $600: Southern Indiana Autism Fair
- Westfield Autism Team– $3000 to purchase materials and resources to teach social skills to students on the spectrum within the Westfield Washington school system
- Special Olympics of Hamilton County – $1500 to pay for 8 lessons for each student’s expenses at the Special Olympics competition
- Noble, Inc.in Indianapolis – $2300 to fund 6 support group speakers and 4 workshop leaders for “Center for Family Leadership: Support and Education for the Parents of Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder” seminar
- People and Animal Learning Services (PALS)in Bloomington- $1342 to provide scholarships to participate in PALS Share the Ride Program
- MSD of Lawrence Township– $2636 to purchase the material to outfit a calming room for its students.
- The Arc of Tippecanoe County– $3000 to fund a pilot program at camp Sparks to include Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy for individual campers.
- Dare to Dream Youth Ranchin Fort Wayne – $3000 to fund crafts, music therapy, recreational therapy and sensory items for campers.
- Disability Legal Services of Indianain Indianapolis – $3000 to fund legal services for families dealing with autism.
- Clinton Young Elementary Schoolin Indianapolis – $2588 to fund fine motor and sensory packs for use throughout the school.
- Triton Central High Schoolin Fairland – $1302 to purchase apps and 2 iPads to increase communication and social skills
- FUSE, Inc.in Greenfield – $2000 a six week social skills group for kids between 2nd & 5th grade, and between 6th & 8th grade