The OrCam Hear

OrCam Hear Offers Conversation Solutions

In a 2023 study of more than 2,800 older adults, 65.3% (about 21.5 million individuals) of those aged 71 years or older had hearing loss, and by age 90 years, 96.2% of adults had hearing loss. However, only 29.2% of those with hearing loss used hearing aids. OrCam offers a more advanced hearing solution. The […]

Recognition and Resources for Seniors

  For the first time in U.S. history, adults aged 65 and older are projected to outnumber children under 18. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, roughly 78 million seniors will be living in America by 2035. And according to AARP, 75 percent of older adults prefer aging at home as opposed to senior living […]

The Library introduces accessible workstations.

The Roadmap to Accessible Workstations

Like so many other cities in America and across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic left Indianapolis facing an unclear future. During the peak of this crisis, technology was our key to an increasingly closed-off world. To carve out a smooth path forward for Hoosiers of various backgrounds, The Indianapolis Public Library and Easterseals Crossroads are […]

Front of Technology Recyclers building

Earth Day 2023

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd to remind society to fight for a clean environment. One of the ways we can help in that fight is to make sure we recycle appropriately. Here at the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads we not only help people with disabilities get free computers, but we are also […]

Relay Indiana's Community Outreach Director Greg Gantt

Relaying the Opportunity for Deaf Independence

From the telegraph to rotary phones to landlines, email and texting, our methods of communication have evolved a great deal over the decades. These changes have been vital for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Just ask Greg Gantt, who has experienced the impact of these technological advancements firsthand not only as a […]

A lending library demo

Demonstrating Empathy Through Devices

Creating an Inclusive Environment INDATA’s device demonstrations are acts of inclusion. They invite people with disabilities to practice using assistive technology designed to help access and navigate this world that’s still learning how to accommodate their needs. This continuous learning and development is most evident in INDATA’s lending library. With more than 2,500 items, it […]