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Serving People with special needs by empowering them to realize their full potential.
TradeWinds provides services for children of all abilities and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities including Childcare, Summer Camp and Speech & Occupational Therapy; Adult Day Activity Program & Training (ADAPT), Pre-Vocational Services (Sewing Manufacturing, Sign Shop, Packaging, General Assembly & Order Fulfillment), Employment Services, Residential Group Homes and Supported Living, Respite for Caregivers, Deaf Services and Chicago Lighthouse Low Vision Clinic for residents of Northwest Indiana.

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TradeWinds provides skill training and job opportunities for our adults with disabilities to earn a paycheck.

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Established through philanthropy and volunteer support, your donations, time or talents to TradeWinds helps people with disabilities achieve greater independence, dignity and personal freedom.

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Runway Fashion at TradeWinds Deaf Services Luncheon

On Saturday, October 13th, over 250 guests attended the 40th Annual Deaf Services Luncheon & Style Show benefiting TradeWinds Deaf Services. Debbie Pampalone, Deaf Services Coordinator, was honored for her many years providing services and advocating for the Northwest Indiana Deaf community. EcoChic Boutique provided the fashions for the models who were our very own TradeWinds staff and Deaf Services clients. Thanks to our corporate sponsors, volunteers, emcee Cindi Rucinski, our model escorts, participating vendors, and the Avalon for making this a great afternoon. The proceeds from this event will help provide more services of support, education, advocacy and access to technology for individuals and families faced with issues related to hearing loss.

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Upcoming events

Bowling Fun
Stardust II, Merrillville, IN
TradeWinds 2019 Gala
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Golf Scramble for Kids
Briar Ridge Country Club, Schererville, IN
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