Monday Tech Tip: Tech tip for VoiceOver uses

Belva Smith, Assistive Technology Specialist and Vision and Sensory Team Lead at Easter Seals Crossroads, shows us how you can change the names of the apps you hear when using voice over features to whatever you would like to title the app to be when spoken using voice over.

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Consumer Highlight: Jywanza Maye

After handing over my driver’s license and going through metal detectors in one of the most secure buildings in Indianapolis, I was escorted to the office where Jywanza Maye works. Jywanza worked with Belva Smith, Assistive Technology Specialist at Easter Seals Crossroads on a job accommodation and I visited him to learn more about the […]

ATU261 – RJ Cooper

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. 261-05-27-16 – RJ Cooper – Show notes: RJ Cooper | www.rjcooper.com Call in your iOS tips and tricks! 317-721-7124 […]

AM185 – BoldWriter 40 Pen

Podcast: Play in new window | Download 185-05-27-16 BoldWriter 40 Pen 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! For individuals with low vision, quickly jotting down notes, lists, numbers and […]

Meet Leka: A New Robotic Toy for Special Needs

In several posts, I have written about different types of robots and their benefits on individuals with special needs.  If you’ve taken a tour of the INDATA Project’s lab here at Easter Seals Crossroads, you’ve probably already met a dancing robot named ARTI, or Assistive Robotics Technology Initiative.  (If you haven’t had a chance to meet the […]

Home Sweet Accessible Home

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing “People want to stay in their homes as long as they can. If you have the resources to plan for that and can consciously build a home and make accessible features part of the design, that is definitely becoming more of a trend.” And that accessibility in a home can […]

Time for Bed Little Ted

Looking for an app to help your child relax before bed?  Check out Time for Bed Little Ted!  In this app, professional voice actors read a calming bedtime story, “which is supportive of early learning and has easy to use, fun interactions.” When using the app, children help the bear get ready for bed by helping […]

Monday Tech Tip: Adapted Driving Expo-Vehicle 1-Adapted Truck with Valley Plus Unit

On April 15, 2016 The INDATA Project hosted a full day training on Adapted Driving. Each month we will bring you a tech tip on one of the adapted vehicles we had at the Vehicle Expo. In this first one, Theresa Riedle with Bruno Independent Living Aids, shows us an adapted truck. Check it out […]

ATFAQ030 – iPhones, Google Calendar, Wheelchairs and Airplanes

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Panel: Brian Norton, Mark Stewart, Belva Smith, and Wade Wingler Q1. Backing up my iPhone before an upgrade. Q2. Clearing my iPhone before a trade. Q3. Google Calendar problems on my iPhone. Q4. Wheelchairs on Airplanes. Q5. Simple digital timers. Q6. Basic ergonomic office chairs. Q7. How to […]

ATU260 – Alexa? How does DIY home automation work?

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. 260-05-20-16 – Alexa? How does DIY home automation work? | John Effinger Program Coordinator with AT Missouri | Barry […]