Easterseals Crossroads is helping develop the WayFinder app to revolutionize public transportation for Hoosiers with disabilities.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! Zoomax is a company that develops assistive technology for persons with visual impairments. One of their […]
Last year, Congress made a resolution designating March 27, 2019 as the first National Assistive Technology Awareness Day. This year, it fell on March 4 in the midst of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Assistive technology is defined in the Assistive Technology Act, Public Law 105-394, stating: “An assistive technology device is defined as ‘any item, […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPanel – Brian Norton, Belva Smith, Josh Anderson, and Wade Wingler – Q1 Alerts for visitor gate, Q2 Earphones for individuals with vision and hearing limitations, Q3 Accessible music technology, Q4 Buzz clip or Sunu band, Q5 Resource for cross referencing AT terminology, Q6 Free assistive software ————————————— Transcript […]
When Dwana Back thinks about the impact of Easterseals Crossroads’ Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS), she recalls one high school student who found his passion through the program. “He was feeling lost before graduation, and he lacked support at home,” said Back, the manager of Pre-ETS at Easterseals. “One of our career coaches helped spark his […]
BraunAbility, a manufacturer of wheelchair-accessible vans and lifts, recently announced plans to relocate its global headquarters to Carmel. According to Inside INdiana Business, the company will invest $7.5 million to move to the Lakeside Green Business Center and build a new Research & Development and Technology Center. This investment will not only create several jobs […]