Save the date for the Holiday Bazaar

Find unique gifts, cards and more Mark your calendars and safe the date for the fifth-annual Holiday Bazaar. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, November 3, the public is invited to LOGAN Center to walk our gallery and browse through the artwork. Everything on display will be available for purchase or special order. All proceeds benefit the artists and The Studios program. Don’t miss your chance to buy truly beautiful items handmade by participants of The Studios Adult Day Services at LOGAN. Mixed media canvases, jewelry, greeting cards, ornaments, painted furniture and so much more. Bazaar details...

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Sign up today for September Medicaid Waiver Workshop

Got questions about the Medicaid Waiver? We’ve got answers! Get your questions answered at a Medicaid Waiver Workshop coming up September 4 at LOGAN Center. The workshop, presented by Kacy Hopper, Support Coordinator Autism Society of Indiana, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. It is free and open to the public, but you must pre-register. Click here to pre-register. Frequently asked questions What is it? Why do we need it? How will it help my child? How do I get it? Add your questions to the list, and come to the workshop so we can answer them for you. And that’s not all. We’ll also provide...

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LOGAN All-Stars take the field

LOGAN Night at Four Winds Field coming up August 13 It’s time once again for the LOGAN All-Stars to take the field with the South Bend Cubs. On Monday, August 13, join staff and volunteers at 4 p.m. to watch this annual exhibition game. Then, stay to see the South Bend Cubs take on the Lake County Captains. The exhibition game is free, but you must have a ticket for the evening game. Thanks to generous sponsors, LOGAN employees who signed up in advance get free admission to watch the South Bend Cubs play Lake County. Friends and family may purchase tickets at the Box Office. “This is...

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How do parents decide which therapy options to pursue?

Parents needed for new research project studying how they choose A professor at the University of Michigan-Flint seeks parents or primary caregivers of children with autism to participate in a new research project studying the way parents make therapy decisions. “The purpose of the study is to contribute to the understanding of the deliberation processes of parents when selecting among the large number of therapy options available for their child,” said Dr. Jami L. Anderson, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Cognition and Neuroethics at the University of Michigan-Flint....

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New division formed to better serve children and teens

Child & Adolescent Services at LOGAN LOGAN has changed the way it delivers services to children and teens by forming a new division, Child & Adolescent Services at LOGAN. Seven very successful programs, including Autism Services and First Steps, have been realigned as a single group and placed under the direction of Dr. Joshua John Diehl, Chief Program Officer – Child & Adolescent Services. “We are so excited to bring all the services we offer to children and teens together,” said Dr. Diehl. “This will lead to a better integration of services across different...

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Starlite Ball to benefit Sonya Ansari Center for Autism

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for an elegant evening of dinner and dancing. The 15th Annual Starlite Ball on May 5 at The Century Center will be an event unlike any other. Again this year, proceeds from the ball will generously benefit The Sonya Ansari Center for Autism at LOGAN Center and Global Art Vision. “We are honored to be chosen as one of the two beneficiaries of this outstanding event,” said Jill Langford, Chief Development Officer for LOGAN. “We are especially appreciative of the Ansari Charitable Foundation Inc., the presenting sponsor for the Starlite Ball,...

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15 ways to support LOGAN Autism Services in April & May

The blue spotlight is shining on LOGAN Autism Services during Autism Awareness Month. From give backs at local restaurants to  a walk and a bowling event, we’ve packed the calendar with fun ways to support LOGAN Autism Services. Here are 15 ways you can get involved:   1. Outreach program Behavior Strategies 6:30 p.m. April 23 LOGAN Center, 2505 E. Jefferson Blvd. Learn how to use Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in the home and in public settings. Britany Melton, MEd, BCBA, Clinical Director- Indiana, for LOGAN Autism Services, will review basic behavioral strategies for children and...

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Give The Nose a birthday gift

We’re celebrating the 30th birthday of The Nose, the little green foam ball that has come to symbolize the mission of LOGAN and its efforts to discover the potential in all of us. We’ve had a lot of fun over the years sharing Nose puns, taking Nose selfies, and creating funny and heartfelt Nose-On videos.  More importantly, what a difference we’ve made in this community using a simple green nose to raise awareness about a complex issue – creating new opportunities for children, adults and families with disabilities, so they all get the most out of life. You Nose it’s...

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The Great LOGAN Nose-On Luncheon is sold out!

The Luncheon is SOLD-OUT! Want to donate a gift to celebrate the 30th birthday of the Nose? Just click the donate button and follow the prompts. Thank you! If you reserved your seat and are checking back about times, here’s what you need to know. Luncheon Details Date:  Tuesday March 27 Place:  Century Center, South Bend Time:  Doors open at 11:15 a.m. Program and lunch begin promptly at noon. We are expecting more than 1,000 guests, so come early to  park and find your seat. Thank you all for your support! We look forward to celebrating the 31st birthday of the Nose in 2019.       ShareTweet+1Share

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Erv Derda never stopped fighting for the underdog

Memorial tribute to Ervin Derda May 3, 1924 – February 5, 2018 Sometimes a laundry list of life accomplishments just doesn’t tell you what you really need to know. What you really need to know about Erv Derda, an amazing gentleman who had no children with disabilities of his own, is that he fought against injustice as a pilot in World War II. And when that battle was done, he spent the rest of his life fighting injustice on behalf of children and adults with special needs. Erv was a man of the greatest character.  He believed in right, wrong, and the idea of not wasting life.  “Not...

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