INDATA Project Survey

Did you know the INDATA Project offers one of the largest collections of podcast audio, YouTube video, and blog content that focuses on assistive technology? The content currently lives on a variety of platforms (e.g. Facebook, YouTube, iTunes, Google Play, Pinterest, Twitter, etc.)  As of right now, the content is largely untagged and unorganized.  We […]

Consumer Highlight: Stephanie Weatherford

I went to the small town of Attica, IN to meet with Stephanie Weatherford to learn about the assistive technology services she received from the assistive technology department at Easterseals Crossroads. Stephanie and I spent time talking a little about her history and I learned that she was born in Lafayette, Indiana and moved to […]

ATU328 – with Bob Cunningham and Jamie Martin |

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: with Bob Cunningham and Jamie Martin | —————————— Listen 24/7 at If you have […]

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 […]

Monday Tech Tip: Ask My Buddy App

Belva Smith, Assistive Technology Specialist at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the As My Buddy app, which is a personal alert system that allows you to use Amazon Alexa and Google Home Voice Platforms to contact anyone in your contact list using voice commands. Check it out here:

5 Chrome Tools for People with Special Needs

I’ve gotten several requests for Google Chrome extensions for different special needs in recent months.  I did a piece on 7 available extensions for learning disabilities back in November 2015.  However, due to the demand, I thought I’d discuss a few more! While my original post was written primarily for students with learning disabilities, this post […]