Myo Gesture Control Armband

Imagine being able to control your phone, computer, and so much more entirely touch-free.  Now with the Myo Gesture Control Armband, you can!  The Myo armband reads the muscle activity in the wearer’s forearm and gives them touch-free control of technology using only hand gestures and motion. The Myo armband’s intuitive technology detects six distinct […]

Wireless Attendant Call Button Alert Chime

Individuals with muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injury, or other mobility impairments, are often unable to roll themselves over in bed.  Because they’re unable to reposition themselves, many require personal caregivers to come in and help every so often.  The Wireless Attendant Call Button Alert Chime gives these individuals an easy way to page for help. You […]

10 accessible gift ideas for individuals who are deaf-blind

At the INDATA Project, we aim to cover a variety of products for individuals of all abilities.  While we’ve covered gift ideas for those who are blind, hard of hearing, and more, we’ve yet to offer a list for those who are deaf-blind.  LS&S offers a smorgasbord of products for those with vision and hearing impairments. […]

5 Ways to Utilize Your Amazon Echo

Over the past couple of years, I’ve briefly covered the Amazon Echo.  In sum, the Amazon Echo (aka “Alexa”) is a hands-free personal assistant.  When I first wrote about the Echo, I had very limited knowledge on how it could really benefit individuals with special needs.  I have only recently discovered some cool features and tricks which […]

Safe Toys and Gifts for the Holidays

Winter has come. The holiday season is upon us. As we brace for an impending invasion of family, friends and frosty temperatures — holiday shopping can be an escape everyone enjoys. Finding gifts for children with special needs around the holidays often begets high stress levels. Luckily, the 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Children with […]

Nike Makes Marty McFly’s Style a Reality

Have you always wanted a pair of Marty McFly’s iconic self-lacing shoes showcased in Back to the Future Part II?   Good news, the wait is over. Nike introduced the HyperAdapt 1.0 in Spring 2016. Shoe laces can be a burden for everyone — not just people living with disabilities. Perhaps, this is part of […]