Control your garage door anywhere with Garageio

We have covered countless smart home devices over the years.  However, we’ve yet to discuss a device that could help individuals with special needs get into their garages.  While garage door openers or outdoor keypads may work fine for some, something like Garageio may work even better for others. Garageio is a simple and secure […]

Introducing tecla-e

Last February, I wrote a blog discussing the Tecla Shield.  The Tecla Shield is an assistive device that gives individuals hands-free control of their smart devices.  The Shield has been around for a few years now, but the same company has recently introduced the all-new tecla-e. The tecla-e is the newest version of Tecla.  It is […]

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 […]

2018 Full Day Trainings Announced!

In addition to services through the Lending Library, The Depot, and our social media content, the INDATA Project hosts 4-5 free full day trainings every year.  Our full day trainings cover various topics of assistive technology. Previous trainings covered information about how assistive technology can improve the lives of individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, blindness […]

Robo Twist Electric Jar Opener

Opening jars can be challenging for most, but the task can be especially difficult for individuals with arthritis, hand or arm weakness, and more.  This is where the Robo Twist Electric Jar Opener comes in handy. The Robo Twist is a robotic, lightweight jar opener that automatically adjusts to fit any jar size.  Here’s how […]

Time Timer – Visual Timer

Visual timers transform stressful transition periods, reduce resistance to routines, and help manage a class or therapy session.  Time Timer displays the “passage of time with a disappearing red disk providing a stress-free time management to make every moment count.”The Time Timer is a powerful tool for visual thinkers of all ages and abilities.  It […]