ADA-Indiana: Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the ADA

What: 20th Anniversary of the ADA When: Monday, July 26, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Where: Indianapolis Artsgarden Why: ADA-Indiana and the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities are hosting the State Celebration for the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Hoosiers from all over the State will gather in Indianapolis to join […]

New Readability Tool Built Into Safari 5

Readers, a new feature of Safari 5, removes visual distractions from Web pages.  These distractions can be difficult for people with cognitive disabilities or anyone that gets distracted by many advertisements and images strung along the outskirts of a webpage. Safari Reader removes advertisements and other visual distractions from online articles.  This enables the reader […]

Greenfield Girl’s Lemonade Stand Raises Over $1,000 for Charity

An eight-year old girl raised hundreds of dollars for a second year in a row selling lemonade for a good cause.  Anna Scott sold lemonade at her lemonade stand during her family’s garage sale this past weekend. Anna plans to split her money raised between Easter Seals Crossroads Autism Resource Center and her uncle recently […]

Gadget Camp- Hosted by INDATA and Easter Seals Crossroad Recap

What: Gadget Camp- an all-day, week-long camp for kids ages 10-16 that use augmentative communication devices. When: June 28- July 2, 2010 Where: Butler University, Indianapolis INDATA and Easter Seals Crossroads is proud to stay we have completed a successful week of Gadget Camp this past week with ten wonderful kids! Camp helped students to […]

Social Media Accessibility

Social media has created a newer, faster and more efficient way of communication than ever before.  Forget typewriters, postcards, and letters when you can send a message over Facebook that will be received in seconds. But have you stopped to think about the accessibility of these ever-growing platforms? Screen-reading programs are used by the visually […]

INDATA Project to Host Demo Day on Autism

What: A “Demo Day” featuring devices that assist people with autism. When: Friday, July 16, 2010 Where: Easter Seals ARC, 4919 Coldwater Road Fort Wayne, Indiana Why: The “Demo Day” gives individuals who make an appointment the opportunity to experience an abbreviated one-on-one device demonstration, during which they learn how assistive technology can increase independence […]