Spreading Holiday Cheer with Assistive Technology

Don’t worry, we’ve all found ourselves squeezing through crowds or running into internet traffic while shopping for gifts at the last minute. Have no fear; we have some late holiday gift ideas here for those loved ones who may need assistive technology. “While these items certainly are convenient for able-bodied people, they can be vital […]

Let’s WeWALK Together

Did you know there are more than 10 million visually-impaired people in the U.S.? And 250 million people in the entire world? What if there was a better, more efficient and safer way to navigate? Now you can. There’s a revolutionary technology for the visually-impaired that is changing all the rules. Introducing WeWALK. A fully-independent, […]

The BEST Apps for Tasks Big and Small

Life can be overwhelming, especially for people with disabilities. Even simple daily tasks like going through a stack of mail can wear you out. The Brain Education Strategies Technology (BEST) suite of apps is here to help. Essentially four apps in one, the BEST suite helps users make their lives more manageable and ultimately improve […]

A Vision of Improving Veterans’ Lives

As we recently celebrated Veterans Day, now is a fitting time to explore the ways in which we can give back to the brave men and women who have served this country. For veterans with disabilities living in Indiana, one of the best sources of support is the Visual Impairment Services Team (VIST) at the Richard […]

EyesOnBoard Glasses: No More Motion Sickness

If you’re someone who gets motion sickness, you know what it feels like — dizziness, headache, nausea and just not feeling well. Motion sickness affects up to 67% of passengers, and it is caused by a conflict between visual perception and balance perception, particularly in the inner ears. It can become debilitating, whether on a […]

Voice Assistant Must-Have Skills

A voice assistant can be invaluable for people with disabilities these days. Essentially virtual caregivers, voice assistants provide everything from daily reminders to guided meditation, cognitive exercises and more. “Voice assistants ultimately empower people with disabilities to live more independently,” said Brian Norton, director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “Technologies like Amazon Echo and […]