IBM Seeks Users of JAWS and Screen Readers

The IBM User Design Center is currently looking for individuals who use screen readers such as JAWS, computer keyboards without a mouse, or other alternative input devices to participate in usability testing.  The purpose of the testing is for IBM to evaluate how assistive technology work with their products. IBM is also seeking a participate […]

Low Vision Product Demo in Lafayette

INDATA is hosting a free demonstration day in Lafayette, Indiana on January 28. Attending a demo is easy! Simply contact Carol Girt, Loan Librarian, at cgirt@eastersealscrossroads.org or 888-466-1314 to schedule your free, half-hour appointment.  Carol will meet you at the Regenstrief Center on Purdue’s campus so you can get your hands on assistive technology relating […]

Assistive Technology Solutions for Learning Disabilities

A Learning Disability is a neurological disorder that affects the way a person learns, making it difficult to process information.  Some common problems associated with learning disabilities include difficulty in reading, writing, speaking, grasping math concepts, and language comprehension.   According to LD Online, fifteen percent of the U.S. population, or one in seven Americans, has some […]

Recycle Your Old Assistive Technology

The next time you clean out your attic or basement, consider donating some of your used belongings to a good cause.  INDATA is currently accepting second-hand assistive technology (AT) for our equipment reutilization program.  Donated AT is sanitized, repaired, and given to Indiana residents with disabilities in need.  This is a free service that prevents waste from […]

Review: Low Vision Accessibility on Apple’s iPhone

Recently I’ve noticed that large businesses have been adding accessibility or disability sections to their websites.  One really good example is AT&T’s commitment to disabilities page. Here you can see that AT&T has put some time and effort into making sure that they offer communication services such as phone and Internet to people that might […]