Giving Your Brain Some Serious Playtime

Brain games. Do they really work? It’s a controversial subject with no clear-cut answers. But for those people with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), research evidence does show that play-based therapy using games is both enjoyable and improves balance and independence better than usual therapy options. After a person has suffered TBI, cognitive training for the […]

TAPit! Touch Accessible Platform for the Classroom

Learning in the classroom is now made easier. The TAPit platform is the Touch Accessible Platform for Interactive Technology. The first of its kind, TAPit is the first assistive, learning center using “intended touch.” And it serves each individual’s special needs. A transformative tool for therapists, it can support occupational therapy and academic goals, maximizing […]

Building an Inclusive Learning Environment

            Every year, INDATA hosts four free, full-day training sessions that offer an in-depth look at people with particular disabilities and the forms of assistive technology that can improve their everyday lives. INDATA hosted two training sessions last week with representatives from the PATINS Project and the Dyslexia Institute of […]

Building Support for People with Brain Injuries

In the summer of 2016, Mike Vaughan’s life changed forever. A semi-truck crushed his small Volkswagen Golf, and he sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) — one of the leading causes of death and disability across the globe. Vaughan’s long recovery in the hospital and at home left him feeling increasingly isolated and confined. A […]

2018 Full Day Trainings Announced!

In addition to services through the Lending Library, The Depot, and our social media content, the INDATA Project hosts 4-5 free full day trainings every year.  Our full day trainings cover various topics of assistive technology. Previous trainings covered information about how assistive technology can improve the lives of individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, blindness […]

Exploring Emotions: Social Tools and the Autism Spectrum

Every year, INDATA hosts four full-day training sessions that take people from all walks of life inside the intricate, ever-expanding world of assistive technology. “These training days open the door to all kinds of important discussions and discoveries,” said Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology at Easterseals Crossroads. This year’s slate of sessions concluded at […]