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Indiana Protection & Advocacy Services

Indiana Protection & Advocacy Services

IPAS > IPAS Resources > Publications Publications

Publications available online are shown as PDF versions.

To request copies of publications or specialty items that are not posted online or for an alternative format, contact Communication Department, at or call 1-800-622-4845. Alternately, you can reach us by TTY at 1-800-838-1131.

IMPACT - IPAS Newsletter 

2013 Annual Reports

2014 Quarterly Reports

2015 Quarterly Reports

IPAS Booklet (2005)
Servicios de Protección y Defensa de Indiana

This general agency information booklet features actual IPAS clients and their success stories.

IPAS Brochure in Brochure Format (2014),  IPAS Brochure ,  Large Print Version
This general agency brochure describes IPAS services.

IPAS Complaint Resolution Procedure (2015)
This brochure describes the complaint resolution procedure to ensure client satisfaction.

Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services Commission and Mental Illness Advisory Council Brochure (2011)
Application for membership to the IPAS Commission or the Mental Illness Advisory Council (MIAC). IPAS is looking for members to help serve the needs of individuals with disabilities.

Protection and Advocacy For Beneficiaries of Social Security (2013)
This brochure described the Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS) Program.

Indiana Developmental Disability Network (2014)
Red de Indiana sobre Discapacidad de Desarrollo

This brochure describes the Developmental Disability Network in Indiana.

Client Assistance Program Brochure (2013), Programa de Asistendia a los Clientes
This brochure describes the Client Assistance Program program and the agency. Also available in Spanish and Braille.

Protection and Advocacy for Traumatic Brain Injury Brochure (2005)
Protección y Defensa para Personas con Lesiones Cerebrales Traumaticas

This brochure describes the Protection and Advocacy for Traumatic Brain Injury program and the agency.

Protection and Advocacy for Voting Access Brochure (2014) Large Print Version
Protección y Defensa para Acceder a la Votación

This brochure describes the Protection and Advocacy for Voting Access program and the agency.

TIPS for Law Enforcement and Corrections Personnel, is a document that provides both general and specific suggestions for use during routine and crisis encounters with people with disabilities within the criminal justice system.

Publications and Resources

Article 7 This booklet contains Indiana’s Special Education Rules commonly known as Article 7. This article was reprinted from the Indiana Administrative Code. The PDF file used in the reprint was obtained via the Indiana General Assembly website ( which reported having been last updated as of September 17, 2014

ADA National Network: Disability Law Handbook
This handbook is a broad overview of rights and obligations under federal disability laws. Created by Jacquie Brennan, Southwest ADA Center, A Program of ILRU

Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services (IPAS) access case before the Seventh Circuit! Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services v. Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, No 08-3183. Press Release regarding the above case.

Transition Planning Handbook: A Checklist for Parents of Children with Disabilities
This booklet is designed to assist students and their families as they plan for the transition from school to adult life.

Navigating the Course: Finding Your Way Through Indiana's Special Education Rules (July 2009)

Housing Publications

Medicaid Waiver Guide
The Arc of Indiana has published a new Medicaid Waiver Guide

The Olmstead Decision
We Have Community in Common: Self-Advocates of Indiana Live the Olmstead Decision

Your Rights Booklet : This booklet gives an overview of the rights for individuals living in Indiana receiving mental health services and/or developmental training.

Voting Guide 2014

IPAS Emergency Planning Guide

Time-Out, Seclusion, and Restraint in Indiana Schools

Indiana Statewide Disability Resource Guide, This guide provides a list and brief description of useful toll free numbers for disability and social services related questions and referrals.

Understanding the Needs of Children with Disabilities in the Foster Care System: This document is the result of a collaborative effort between IPAS and Indiana State Office of GAL/CASA, Indiana Supreme Court, Division of State Court Administration. The contents have been developed as a training module for GAL/CASA volunteers. The contents may be helpful to others in understanding the needs of children that have disabilities and are being served in the foster care system in Indiana.

Seclusion & Restraint Booklet