Gizmo’s Freeware:List of Free Online Audio Books

In a previous post, we featured a program from the Indianapolis Marion County Public Library that allows library card holders to download and listen to audio books. This program is similar to the traditional library loan process, in that the books have to be returned within a specified amount of time. For individuals who want […]

The Work We Do: The Assistive Technology Department at Easter Seals Crossroads

The Assistive Technology Department at Easter Seals Crossroads provides people with disabilities the appropriate equipment they need to make their lives easier. Whether it is computer software, screen readers, Braille machines, or wheelchairs, we strive to ensure that all who come to us are adequately helped. The INDATA Project is an entity of the Assistive […]

Technology Provides a Foundation for “Unclipped Wings”: A Guest Blog by Author/Advocate Ramona Harvey

For those of you who don’t know me, allow me to let me introduce myself. My name is Ramona Harvey. I am the founder of, an author, and a disability advocate. I was also born with cerebral palsy. Easter Seals has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. […]

New Tobi PCEye Computer Eye Control Device

For individuals with disabilities that affect their mobility and dexterity, computer use is a difficult task. Navigating a screen with a standard mouse or typing with a keyboard can be an arduous or even an impossible undertaking. Tobii, the world’s leading vendor of eye tracking and eye control devices, with offices in the United States, […]

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Apps

For people who have a disability that hinders their ability to speak and participate in regular conversation, there are a number of augmentative and alternative communication options that can make “speech” possible. These applications  are designed to read aloud words and phrases that an individual inputs into an augmentative communication device. The Friendship Circle is a not-for-profit organization […]

Fishing Has No Boundaries

In yesterday’s blog,  golfing for people with disabilities was highlighted as one of the great adaptive activities of the spring season. Well, if golfing isn’t your thing and you still want to be outside but require activities that are  more accessible for individuals with disabilities, then Fishing Has No Boundaries of Mid-North Indiana, Inc. may […]

The Adapta-Club from Golf Country

As winter comes to an end and we finally start to see the first signs of spring, we will most likely want to be outside more often, soaking up the sun while enjoying various physical activities. This may seem like a natural progression from one season to the next, but for an individual with a […]