7 Assistive Kitchen Cutting Devices

“For many individuals, time in the kitchen is special.  It gives them a chance to be creative and have a result that is as delicious as it is beautiful.”  Low vision and poor dexterity often make prepping and cooking foods extremely challenging.  Fortunately, there are so many kitchen advancements that allow individuals to continue to […]

Aging in Place with Assistive Technology

Every year, INDATA hosts four free, full-day training sessions that offer an in-depth look at how assistive technology can help in our everyday lives. This Friday, March 2, INDATA explores how assistive technology can help people as they age. “Growing older comes with all sorts of obstacles,” said Brian Norton, the director of assistive technology […]

Tips and Tools for Tackling the Winter Weather

Winter can be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most difficult, especially for people with disabilities. “This time of the year is when our resources can really come in handy for a lot of people,” said Brian Norton, the director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “Winter can […]

Control your garage door anywhere with Garageio

We have covered countless smart home devices over the years.  However, we’ve yet to discuss a device that could help individuals with special needs get into their garages.  While garage door openers or outdoor keypads may work fine for some, something like Garageio may work even better for others. Garageio is a simple and secure […]

Cooking Up Easy Solutions for Holiday Meal Prep

Hosting a holiday dinner is a daunting task for anyone. But it can be especially difficult for people with disabilities. The INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads can help make kitchens across the Hoosier state more accessible this holiday season. The organization offers Hoosiers with disabilities the opportunity to borrow pieces of assistive technology that will […]

Robo Twist Electric Jar Opener

Opening jars can be challenging for most, but the task can be especially difficult for individuals with arthritis, hand or arm weakness, and more.  This is where the Robo Twist Electric Jar Opener comes in handy. The Robo Twist is a robotic, lightweight jar opener that automatically adjusts to fit any jar size.  Here’s how […]