Technology Provides a Foundation for “Unclipped Wings”: A Guest Blog by Author/Advocate Ramona Harvey

For those of you who don’t know me, allow me to let me introduce myself. My name is Ramona Harvey. I am the founder of onecandream.com, an author, and a disability advocate. I was also born with cerebral palsy. Easter Seals has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. […]

New Tobi PCEye Computer Eye Control Device

For individuals with disabilities that affect their mobility and dexterity, computer use is a difficult task. Navigating a screen with a standard mouse or typing with a keyboard can be an arduous or even an impossible undertaking. Tobii, the world’s leading vendor of eye tracking and eye control devices, with offices in the United States, […]

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Apps

For people who have a disability that hinders their ability to speak and participate in regular conversation, there are a number of augmentative and alternative communication options that can make “speech” possible. These applications  are designed to read aloud words and phrases that an individual inputs into an augmentative communication device. The Friendship Circle is a not-for-profit organization […]

VoiceOver Technology Makes iPhone More Accessible

With the influx of smart phone technology showing no signs of slowing down, universal accessibility has become a concern, and is often times a flaw of smart phone design. Fortunately, the Apple iPhone is one product on the market  that has made accessibility a priority. The VoiceOver program is a screen reader for iPhone that […]

Fishing Has No Boundaries

In yesterday’s blog,  golfing for people with disabilities was highlighted as one of the great adaptive activities of the spring season. Well, if golfing isn’t your thing and you still want to be outside but require activities that are  more accessible for individuals with disabilities, then Fishing Has No Boundaries of Mid-North Indiana, Inc. may […]