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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]