Steve Swain: An Assistive Technology Champion

While looking back at when he started as Indiana AgrAbility’s rural rehabilitation specialist, Stephen J. Swain, ATP, let out a hearty laugh and said, “I really had no idea what I was getting into.” Swain has family members with disabilities, but the world of assistive technology (AT) and the language of accessibility was foreign to […]

Myself Belts : One-handed belts

I’ve been really inspired by my posts covering items that encourage children to dress independently.  Most recently, I’ve discussed the One, Two, Tie My Shoe Kit as well as EZ Sox.  Now I’d like to discuss Myself Belts, which is an item that fosters independence in children and adults alike! Myself Belts “is the easiest belt on […]

Creating a Social Experience Through Video Games

People with disabilities can need assistance in many different ways – getting trained for and finding a good job, communicating with others and even negotiating some of the basic necessities of life. But some have chosen to provide a helping hand by making video games more accessible. One of the foremost in this field is […]

Stay “ntouch” with Sorenson Communications’ Suite of Products

Sorenson Communications is “the leading provider of Video Relay Service (VRS) for the Deaf”.  They offer a myriad of products for individuals who are deaf such as the ntouch® VP videophone and app, Buzz apps, and more.  The company’s mission is to provide the “highest quality communication products and services” to individuals who are deaf […]

Sooth and Stimulate Your Senses with the Bubble Table

Sensory solutions are a huge topic here at the INDATA Project.  I love writing about them because they benefit an array of individuals with sensory processing disorder, ADHD, autism, anxiety, and more.  Fun and Function offers an indefinite supply of these solutions, one being their new Bubble Table. In sum, the Bubble Table provides hands-on therapy to […]

National Cristina Foundation Connects Nonprofits with Technology

When the National Cristina Foundation was established three decades ago, nobody had yet come up with the term “digital divide.” But that’s what their mission has been for more than 30 years: to connect nonprofit groups with technology needs to donors of reusable hardware so the disadvantaged can have access to computers, mobile devices and […]