Michelle Yadon, Author at Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation | Carmel, IN

Inclusion Supervisor

Hello! My name is Michelle Yadon, and I am very honored to be the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Inclusion Supervisor. I oversee the Adaptive Program, which offers programs designed for children and adults with disabilities. These classes and programs are theory and development driven. We have something for everyone. Come meet a new friend at one of our many social events or try a new exercise or sport to reach your health and fitness goals. Express yourself through our music, art, and theatre programs.

Adaptive Open Swim at The Waterpark – A Sensory Friendly Experience

Let me set a scene for you: Imagine that it’s a fairly crowded afternoon at The Waterpark. Justin Bieber’s “Baby” is playing from the overhead speakers, kids are splashing and laughing, lifeguard whistles are blowing, and the smells of the concession stand hot dogs and popcorn are wafting out from… Read More…

Following Dreams and Making an Impact

Happy Disability Awareness Month! I have a vivid memory of being three years-old in a cream and yellow flowered dress spinning around and around in our small living room. My sweet and gentle mother came into the room and said, “Michelle- why are you so happy?” I laughed and smiled… Read More…

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Happy National Disability Employment Awareness Month! In October we celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for this year-which marks 70 years since the first observance is “My Disability is One Part of Who I Am.” We strongly believe this ideal at Carmel Clay… Read More…

CCPR Inclusion

“If we are to achieve a richer culture, we must weave one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.” Margaret Meade   Kelly is a shining light here at the Monon Community Center. She inspires friends, guests, and staff. She is a go-getter attitude that makes… Read More…

Disability Awareness Month

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation offers inclusive programs through the Monon Community Center and our Extended School Enrichment program. If you or a family member would like to participate in a class through the Preschool, Youth, Fitness, or Aquatic Programs and need a modification, please contact  me, Michelle Yadon, at… Read More…