Remote Support: A Win-Win-Win

In the wake of COVID, remote support has become an even more vital service for people with disabilities. However, it’s somewhat misunderstood and often mistaken for assistive technology. The INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads will help people better understand this service with its upcoming online training session, Remote Supports for Independent Living, on August 19. […]

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Adapting to the Evolution of Virtual Visits

  COVID changed the way all of us communicate, with the halt of in-person interactions giving way to virtual meetings. The INDATA Project’s upcoming training session on May 20 explores online meeting tools for telehealth purposes and how to best accommodate people with disabilities during virtual meetings. “Tools like Zoom and Microsoft Teams have been […]

Tools to Improve the Virtual Learning Environment

Instead of heading to classrooms and cracking open textbooks, more students are now learning at home and interacting with their teachers via virtual platforms. It’s in scenarios like this that Easterseals Crossroads proves to be a vital resource. During the introduction of a recent full-day training session on Assistive Technology Tools and Supports for Remote […]

2021 Full Day Trainings Announced!

Every year, the INDATA Project hosts free trainings on various aspects of assistive technology. These full-day trainings are typically held at our Indianapolis facility (4740 Kingsway Drive).  They are also live-streamed via the Internet.  Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for both online and in-person attendees. Due to Covid-19, all 2021 trainings will be ONLINE […]

2020 Full Day Trainings Announced!

The INDATA Project hosts several full-day trainings every year.  Previous trainings covered information about how assistive technology can improve the lives of individuals with cerebral palsy, blindness and low vision, autism, and more. All of our trainings are held at our Indianapolis facility (4740 Kingsway Drive). They are also live-streamed via the Internet.  Continuing Education […]

Accommodating a More Inclusive Workforce

Earlier this month, INDATA held a free, full-day training session described as a “Job Accommodation Boot Camp.” This event gave an opportunity for employers and people with disabilities to think about the inclusiveness and accessibility of their workplace. They also learned how to seek accommodations to improve it. “Some people with disabilities may be hesitant […]