Calling All Artists!

Posted on February 28th, 2017

The 2017 disABILITIES Expo is looking for artists with disabilities or artists with work featuring those with disabilities, to submit their art pieces to the art exhibit and sale hosted at the expo on May 13. Please share this information with anyone who may be interested in participating. For more details, click here  or visit



Mark your calendars for these area events!

Posted on February 13th, 2017


2/7/17 Boundaries Crossed: Asperger’s Youth Group
Application required before attending meetings
( See Flyer below for details)


2/13/17 Asperger’s Adult Group
This support group is for both individuals with Asperger’s
and those caring for them.
They meet the second Monday of each month at
6:00 PM in the cafeteria
Lutheran Hospital.
Contact John Graham for more details at


2/21/17 Encourage, Empower and Enjoy the Autism Spectrum
This is a support group for caregivers of people with autism.
They meet the third Tuesday of each month
from 6:30 PM to 8:00
Dupont branch library
536 E Dupont Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46825
For more information about this support group
email Susan Crowell
at or
call (800) 609 – 8449, ext. 333.


2/21/17 Dekalb County Autism Support Group
This support group will meet the third Tuesday of each month at
6:00 p.m at DeKalb Health.
Park in Lot C, Enter Door#61
DeKalb Health Medical Arts East
1314 East 7th Street, Auburn, IN 46706
Conference Room 303B
For more information, call: DeKalb Health Physical and
Occupational Rehabilitation Department



Please Note: pre-registration is required for most events
See flyers below for additional details

2/9/17 ASK Training: My child has special needs, now what?

2/21/17 ASK Training: It’s not what you say it’s how you say it.
Effective Communication

2/23/17 Medicaid Waiver Parent Workshop

2/25/17 Wings for Autism

3/22/17 Transition Fair

Meet our new Certified Recreational Therapist/Riding Instructor

Posted on January 18th, 2016

Ashley's photoAshley Shaner

Ashley has 17 years of horseback riding experience and has taught riding lessons the past 2 year. Shaner has always had a passion for horses and perused a career in working with individuals in an equine setting.   She is focused and looks forward to meeting new and experienced riders seeking recreational therapy. Ashley joined Camp Red Cedar in May of 2015.

She is a Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist (CTRS), Small Water Craft Safety Certified, Adapted Aquatic Assistant Certified, and an Instructor-in-training through the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH).

Off the Clock:
Ashley enjoys horseback riding, volleyball, and spending time with family and friends.

Personal Theme Song:
“Live like your were Dying” – Tim McGraw