Building Support for People with Brain Injuries

In the summer of 2016, Mike Vaughan’s life changed forever. A semi-truck crushed his small Volkswagen Golf, and he sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) — one of the leading causes of death and disability across the globe. Vaughan’s long recovery in the hospital and at home left him feeling increasingly isolated and confined. A […]

2018 Full Day Trainings Announced!

In addition to services through the Lending Library, The Depot, and our social media content, the INDATA Project hosts 4-5 free full day trainings every year.  Our full day trainings cover various topics of assistive technology. Previous trainings covered information about how assistive technology can improve the lives of individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, blindness […]

Exploring Emotions: Social Tools and the Autism Spectrum

Every year, INDATA hosts four full-day training sessions that take people from all walks of life inside the intricate, ever-expanding world of assistive technology. “These training days open the door to all kinds of important discussions and discoveries,” said Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology at Easterseals Crossroads. This year’s slate of sessions concluded at […]

Creating a Social Experience Through Video Games

People with disabilities can need assistance in many different ways – getting trained for and finding a good job, communicating with others and even negotiating some of the basic necessities of life. But some have chosen to provide a helping hand by making video games more accessible. One of the foremost in this field is […]

SAVE THE DATE!! 2017 INDATA Full Day Trainings Announced!

The INDATA Project hosts FREE trainings on various aspects of Assistive Technology (AT) each year. Previous trainings have included information on how assistive technology can improve the lives of individuals with vision, mobility or intellectual disabilities.  Click here for archives of all our past trainings. These trainings are held at our Indianapolis facility and streamed via the Internet.  Continuing Education […]

Letters with a Deeper Meaning

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing ATP. Assistive Technology Professional. This certification is more than just three letters after your name. Just like all educational degrees, licensures, certifications and awards, ATP means something — not just to the person who receives it, but to consumers with disabilities and the assistive technology community. And like most credentials, […]