ATU282 – Off the Cuff with Belva Smith

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs. Show Notes: An informal and off the cuff interview with Vision/Sensory Team Lead, Belva Smith from Easter Seals Crossroads […]

AM206 – Chewigem

Podcast: Play in new window | Download 206-10-21-16 Chewigem Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! Some of our most popular blog posts here at the INDATA Project cover different […]

SmartStix Edison Chopsticks

One of my favorite places to eat at is anything with Asian cuisine.  May it be Chinese or Japanese fusion (sushi, yum!), they always set the table with chopsticks in lieu of silverware.  Sadly, using traditional chopsticks is never an option for me with my tremors and clumsy fingers.  However, I stumbled across a company coined SmartStix that […]

5 Hand-Eye Coordination Apps

Hand-eye coordination plays an essential role in any child’s development.  We all rely on this skill to complete “simple tasks” (e.g. feeding ourselves) and more advanced tasks (e.g. athletic feats).  Though the skill often develops naturally in children, many individuals require extra exercises to conquer the skill. There are many activities to help encourage hand-eye coordination. […]

ABC Ninja

By now, I’m sure you’ve probably heard of the ever popular Fruit Ninja game on the App Store and Google Play.  If not, it’s a simple game where players slice fruit while trying to avoid slicing bombs.  ABC Ninja features this same addictive concept, but adds an educational twist. The developer of ABC Ninja stated: “I […]