ATU351 – ATIA – a new conference-goer’s perspective

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: ATIA – a new conference-goer’s perspective Panel: Nikol Prieto, Justin Amber, Tracy Castillo Nefarious Bitcoin miners have […]

AM274 – Squease Pressure Vest

Podcast: Play in new window | Download274-2-16-18 Squease Pressure Vest 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! There are so many pressure and weighted vests available on the market that […]

Squease Pressure Vest

Pressure vests are calming tools for individuals with autism, ADHD, sensory integration disorders and more.  According to SpecialNeeds.com, “Pressure vests provide proprioceptive feedback to a child with a sensory processing disorder.  Proprioceptors are sensors that aid in a child’s sensation of gravity and body movement, and proper functioning of these sensors is essential for accurate […]

Consumer Highlight: Krystyl Dumas

I visited the Ivy Tech Student Life Center in Fort Wayne, IN to meet with Krystyl Dumas. Krystyl has been working with Jim Rinehart, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads to obtain assistive technology that will assist her in maintaining her position as a teacher at Ivy Tech. I met with Krystyl in her office […]

Tony Faucett – Volunteer of the Year

In addition to our blogs, podcasts, and equipment lending library, the INDATA Project also offers a device reutilization program through the INDATA Depot.  The program takes donated equipment (laptops, computers, CCTVs, etc.) and refurbishes them to give away to Hoosiers with disabilities.  Volunteers play a big role in refurbishing this equipment.  The INDATA Project would […]