Wingler Receives James Pauley Lifetime Service Award

Posted: Updated:

Wade Wingler has received the James Pauley Lifetime Service Award at the Mayor's Advisory Council on Disability 2017 Access and Inclusion Awards. He is vice president of Easterseals Crossroads, an Indianapolis-based community resource working in partnership with children and adults with disabilities or special needs and their families to promote growth, independence and dignity. Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett presented the award to Wingler at a ceremony at the Indianapolis Artsgarden. The awards promote the inclusion and empowerment of people with disabilities within the Indianapolis community.

Wingler began working as an assistive technology instructor at Easterseals Crossroads in 1993. In addition to autism services, adaptive driving, home modification and the organization's information technology services, he oversees assistive technology services and the INDATA Project, a federally funded, statewide assistive technology program for the agency. The INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads provides information and access to assistive technology, at no charge, for Hoosiers with disabilities.

Wingler did his undergraduate work at Butler University and holds an MBA from Indiana State University. He is also an adjunct professor of assistive technology at Vincennes University, Purdue University and IUPUI, and has served as a past chair of the MACD in Indianapolis. He is also past-president of the Indiana Rehabilitation Association, a current board member of the national Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs, a current advisory board member of the Human-Computer Interaction Department at the School of Informatics at IUPUI, and a current advisory board member of the Indiana AgrAbility/Breaking New Ground.

  • Perspectives

    • Increasing Women Leaders in Companies and Associations

      As members of an industry largely populated by male professionals, we see firsthand the need for more diversity. As Katie Culp, president of KSM Location Advisors, noted in a recent blog, diversity leads to better business decisions.

    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • Coal Loading Facility Planned For Princeton

      A subsidiary of Denver-based Hallador Energy Co. (Nasdaq: HNRG) has announced plans to construct a new truck-to-rail coal loading facility near Princeton. Sunrise Coal LLC in Terre Haute says the facility, known as the Princeton Loop, is expected to be complete in the spring of 2018. 

    • Opioid Withdrawal Treatment Lands FDA Clearance

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given clearance for a medical device developed in Indiana to help treat symptoms of opioid withdrawal. The device, known as the NSS-2 BRIDGE, was created by Innovative Health Solutions Inc. in Versailles.

    • New Device Clears the Air for ER Docs

      Seconds matter in the emergency room, and it was having those critical seconds slip away that sparked the idea for a new medical device to help trauma patients breathe. 

    • The Critical Importance of Shared Vision

      Vision statements and vision exercises - many organizations have them, but do they work? Business literature on the power of vision exists in abundance. But the real challenge about this strategic element is achieving and acting on a truly shared vision. Make no mistake, the power of shared vision moves mountains, and it's worth the required effort. Here are some thoughts to consider.

    • On-Air

      Find out when and where you can watch and listen to our reports.