5 Ways to Utilize Your Amazon Echo

Over the past couple of years, I’ve briefly covered the Amazon Echo.  In sum, the Amazon Echo (aka “Alexa”) is a hands-free personal assistant.  When I first wrote about the Echo, I had very limited knowledge on how it could really benefit individuals with special needs.  I have only recently discovered some cool features and tricks which […]

Top 5 Posts from 2016

With the New Year ringing in in just a few short days, I would like to take time to revisit our top five blog posts from 2016.  Did you know the INDATA Project publishes at least 3 blog posts each week!?  That means we write more than 156 blog posts each year!  Instead of revisiting every single post, […]

Ideas for Assistive Technology Holiday Shopping

The latest Assistive Technology Update podcast is now out, and in keeping with the holiday spirit it focuses on shopping ideas and available help. Click here to access the podcast. This is actually the second part of the sixth annual holiday assistive technology shopping episode. If you missed part one, you can access it by […]

A BuZoo Story – Early Learning in a Touch-Free Way

“Cool!” said Emmanuel, an 11-year-old with autism. Emmanuel had recently finished playing the touch-free, interactive and fun learning app dubbed A BuZoo Story. A BuZoo Story is a touch-free mobile app designed to give children living with complex communication impairment related to autism and other developmental disorders an engaging, fun and interactive learning experience. Shailah […]

Smyle Mouse Lets Your Face Do the Talking

For those with physical impairments that make using a regular computer mouse difficult, or can’t use a voice-activated interface, there’s now a new option. Smyle Mouse allows you to control a PC without using your hands or voice. You do it all simply by using your head and face. This is a new tool that […]

Accessibility Minute Podcast Offers Online Shopping Help

Online shopping can be challenging for anyone, but especially at holiday time and for people with disabilities. Luckily, the Accessibility Minute podcast is here with tips to help out! Click here to listen now! The latest podcast focuses on MasterCard’s Identity Check mobile service, otherwise known as “Selfie Pay.” This app allows people to verify […]