Indiana Museum Accessibility

Museums are great place to hit up when vacationing in a large city or when you want something to do within your own community (and you can visit a lot of them for free!)   They are a wonderful resource for history, art, science, and more.  Schools will often take field trips to museums as […]

Digital Books and Media: Access for Visually Impaired

Thanks to organizations like Bookshare and Project Gutenberg, people who have trouble reading standard print now have numerous options for accessing their literature.  Digital books and accessible media provide spoken-word recordings, translated books for several languages, e-descriptions, and more.  Explore the resources below and learn about each projects’ accessibility.

Webinars for Designing Accessible Web Forms

Everybody accesses the Internet differently.  Maybe you prefer using Firefox over Internet Explorer for your browser, or you like Yahoo over Gmail.  Or, maybe you prefer the screen reader Window-Eyes over JAWS.  Chances are you didn’t think about the last preference because you do not use screen reading software to access your computer and get online. If […]

Low Vision Device Demo in Ft. Wayne

Did you know – The World Health Organization estimates more than 161 million people worldwide have a visual impairment.  Of these, 37 million are blind and 124 million have low vision. Carol Girt, Loan Library Specialist, will be in Fort Wayne, Indiana on January 14 to demonstrate assistive technology devices for people with low vision. […]

Training: Resources for Cerebral Palsy

WHAT: Assistive Technology and Cerebral Palsy training sponsored by the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads WHEN: Friday, February 19, 2010, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Easter Seals Crossroads, 4740 Kingsway Drive, Indianapolis IN 46205 WHY: This FREE assistive technology training program is for anyone interested in learning more about the diagnosis of cerebral […]

Assistive Technology has Something for Everyone

Assistive technology comes in many shapes and sizes.  It can be high tech computer software, or very low tech tools, such as a magnifying glass.  These items are not restricted to any one group; all kinds of people can gain independence from using assistive technology.  There are technologies that can help with hearing loss, mobility […]