Block Out Time for Block Play

Block play is important for any child, no matter the age or ability. According to this article from Parenting Science, “Blocks can function as powerful learning tools. There is also evidence that complex block play is linked with higher mathematical achievement.” Studies suggest toy blocks can help children develop: Motor skills and hand-eye coordination Spatial […]

The Fun of Subwords is Now Accessible

Do you love trivia? Do you love word games even more? Subwords is an exciting mix between the two! Words are split into fragments, and you have to put them back together as fast as possible. The words are bound to a certain topic, so you have to know about the topic in order to […]

The Five Best Notetaking Tools and Apps

Once fall break is over, the big year-end tests are just around the corner. But thanks to the ever-expanding world of technology, students no longer have to scribble notes in those old-school legal pads — unless they want to. “Students of all ages have countless tools at their fingertips now,” said Brian Norton, director of […]

Peri Rogowski: A Lifelong Assistive Technology Champion

Peri Rogowski’s passion for assistive technology is a large part of what defines her. Last month, the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads presented Peri Rogowski with the Indiana Assistive Technology Champion award, honoring her decades-long dedication to the AT field. “In the 25 years I have worked in the AT industry in Indiana, Peri has […]

Constant Therapy: A Mobile Solution for Brain Rehabilitation

The Constant Therapy app is a virtual clinic, leading users through a digital door toward more than 100,000 speech, language and cognitive exercises. Created by the Learning Corp and built by an expert team of neuroscientists and clinicians at Boston University, this award-winning app was developed with the goal of helping people with learning disabilities […]

SpeechEasy: World’s Smallest Anti-Stuttering Device

“With the confidence SpeechEasy has given me, I am able to come forward and speak out in the situations that were once avoided.” That’s just one quote of many touting the amazing features of SpeechEasy, a combination of proven technology and techniques that can be used to reduce stuttering. Talking to people can be difficult […]