Three things to know about the Inspiring Abilities Expo

The ninth annual Inspiring Abilities Expo is set for Saturday at Greenfield-Central High School. The event, which is hosted by local nonprofit Families United for Support and Encouragement (F.U.S.E.), brings together families whose children have special needs and the resources that might be beneficial to them.

The free event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but preregistration is encouraged. To register, visit Child care is available by registration at no cost. Considering attending the event? Here’s what you need to know.


The event is open to everyone.

F.U.S.E. is a Hancock County nonprofit, but it serves families across Indiana. The event is open to anyone and will be useful to families throughout Central Indiana, organizers say.


More than 60 vendors will be on hand.

The expo is an opportunity for families to connect with service providers, nonprofit agencies, public service agencies and product and service vendors that might benefit their child. Vendors range from home care to extracurricular clubs.


Four presentations are scheduled throughout the day.

In addition to the exhibit area, which will feature the vendors, four presentations are scheduled throughout the day to address topics including the following: special needs trusts; social skills training; treating anxiety issues; and a panel discussion about parenting children with special needs. Sessions are available for all age groups.

Samm Quinn is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3275 or