Consumer Highlight: Jesse

I arrived in a very small town in northern Indiana to meet with Jesse. I met with Jesse to learn about the services he received through Easterseals Crossroads and to learn how assistive technology is helping him maintain his current job. I met Jesse at a local deli. When I arrived, Jesse told me they […]

Consumer Highlight: Linda Bell

I went to Elkart, Indiana to visit Linda to learn about the assistive technology she is using after she worked with Jim Rinehart, Assistive Technology Specialist at Easterseals Crossroads to obtain technology that would help her work and live independently. I learned that she was born in Iowa into a large family where there were […]

Consumer Highlight: Dave Brodzinski

Dave was born in Michigan and has lived in northern Indiana area all of his adult life. He was born 2 1/2 months premature. Due to him being premature, he was kept in an incubator. While in the incubator Dave suffered from retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), which is a disease of the eye affecting prematurely […]

Consumer Highlight: Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones received a computer from The INDATA Project’s Computer Reutilization program and I visited her to learn about her experience in receiving this equipment. The Equipment Reutilization program gives away free computers to anyone in the state of Indiana who has a documented disability and has no means of getting one on their own. […]

Consumer Highlight: Austin McNew

It was an unseasonably cool and foggy day in May when I drove through a very small town that consisted of a small post office, corner store, and one church. I came to this small rural Indiana town called Webster to meet Austin McNew who has lived here his entire life. I visited Austin to […]

Consumer Highlight: Wade Jackson Sr.

I visited Wade Jackson Sr. to learn about the services he received through Easterseals Crossroads. I learned that in 2009, Wade was working three jobs. One of his jobs was working as a prep cook at Texas Roadhouse restaurant. After he finished the rush hour shift during the Christmas season at Texas Roadhouse, he got […]