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 […]

Introducing Apple’s HomePod

After Amazon Echo’s raging success over the past few years, many tech companies are creating their very own smart speaker home assistants.  Google’s version of the home assistant was introduced near the end of last year.  Now, Apple has finally introduced their own smart speaker: the HomePod. Apple describes their new product as follows: HomePod is […]

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 […]

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. […]