Take Your Health Seriously with the Talking Blood Pressure Meter

Anyone with high blood pressure knows how important it is to stay on top of monitoring your numbers. That’s especially true when you’re not inside a doctor’s office. From pregnant women to those over the age of 64 to people who want to be healthier, this can be a life-saving device. If twice-a-day readings are […]

Accommodating a More Inclusive Workforce

Earlier this month, INDATA held a free, full-day training session described as a “Job Accommodation Boot Camp.” This event gave an opportunity for employers and people with disabilities to think about the inclusiveness and accessibility of their workplace. They also learned how to seek accommodations to improve it. “Some people with disabilities may be hesitant […]

Apple’s iOS 12 Makes Life More Accessible

This year, Apple released the iOS 12 system, claiming it will “make your iPhone and iPad experience even faster, more responsive and more delightful.” You can add “more accessible” to that description as well. “Taking advantage of iOS 12 is a great way for people with disabilities to ring in the new year,” said Brian […]

Try Your Paw at Dog Care with Blindfold Doggy

If you love dogs and want to explore the responsibilities of dog care and ownership on a virtual level, Blindfold Doggy is the virtual pet game for you! Blindfold Doggy is a fully-accessible dog ownership simulation game, for both sighted and visually-impaired people, designed for rapid audio play. The object of the game is care […]

The INDATA Project’s Ability Round Table Supports Resource Groups

Earlier this year, the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads launched a series of learning opportunities to discuss strategies and resources for the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace. And it will continue in the new year with a new format, a new time and new topics! This series, the Ability Round Table, brings […]

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 […]