As a follow-up to our November post Accessible Education in Indiana, INDATA wanted to recognize Ball State University. Disability Friendly Colleges recently included Ball State in their list of 75 colleges to exceed beyond the American with Disabilities Act guidelines. Ball State earned this acknowledgement for its exceptional student disability services, which include accessible residential housing, adaptive […]
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Farming is dangerous work. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, approximately 120,000 farm related injuries occur each year. Thanks to the AgrAbility Project, assistance is available to anyone working in the field of agriculture with a disability. Services provided include on-site visits, assessments, training, and technical assistance. Assistive technology, such as extra steps and handholds for […]
Did you remember to take your pills today? Whether you’ve got a cognitive impairment or are just plain forgetful, assistive technology can help you stay on track with your medication. Here are a few adaptive aids we have available at the INDATA Loan Library. Pill Organizer – This tray will hold a week’s worth of […]
After reading and blogging about the Automatic Captions that have recently become available for YouTube videos, we were eager to try them ourselves. It turned out to be a little more work than we expected, but the end results were very satisfying. One of the biggest problems we encountered was that we found less information […]
We’ve all had it happen to us – you visit a website but you are instantly thrown off by the bouncing advertisement that just won’t seem to leave the screen. While it might be easy for a person who has no visual impairment to find that tiny “x” and close the ad, those who use […]