DryBuddyFLEX 3 – Bedwetting Alarm System

Bedwetting alarms are great tools for children and adults alike who struggle with bedwetting or urine incontinence.  However, many of these alarms require parents or caregivers to sleep in the same room to ensure the child or patient wakes up.  The DryBuddyFLEX 3 Bedwetting Alarm is a powerful, flexible, and adjustable alarm that will get […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shedding Light on a Hidden Disability

Brain injury (BI) is one of the leading causes of death and disability across the globe. Every year, an estimated 1.7 million Americans sustain a BI. And approximately 5.3 million are living with a disability caused by a brain injury. As discussed in a previous Easterseals blog, a TBI is “caused by a bump, blow […]

MyID Medical Profile

It’s essential to have medical details such as medications, allergies, and emergency contacts readily available in case of emergency.  This is where MyID comes in handy.  MyID is the easiest way to access, store, and manage all health information.  The medical profile is available on bracelets, sticker kits, wallet cards, and an app on your […]

Nike’s LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase

I first introduced Nike’s accessible shoe, FlyEase, nearly two years ago.  Its design features groundbreaking shoe technology that grants independence to users with limited dexterity.  This spring, Nike unleashed an updated, more accessible version of the shoe: LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase. The original FlyEase design relied on a wrap-around zipper to fasten the shoe.  It […]