New Emoji to Feature People with Disabilities

There will be twelve new emoji released later on this year depicting the experiences of people with disabilities. The Unicode Consortium released 59 new emoji this week; among them are several images portraying various aspects of the disability experience. The Unicode Consortium is a “nonprofit corporation devoted to developing, maintaining, and promoting software internationalization standards […]

Echo Show Accessibility Features

I received an Amazon Echo Show as a gift for Christmas and I love it!  I set it up in my kitchen so recipes, news, music, and so much more are easily accessible.  If you’re unfamiliar with the Echo Show, it is an Amazon Echo device optimized “for visuals and room-filling sound.”  The device is jam-packed […]

Monday Tech Tip: Withings Smart Temporal Thermometer

Josh Anderson, Manger of Clinical Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the Withings Smart Temporal Thermometer. This smart device is a digital thermometer that reads someone’s temperature by sweeping the scanner in front of the forehead which is more sanitary than other thermometers. It then logs it to an app so it can be […]

Monday Tech Tip: Alternative Financing Program

Stacey Oldham tells us about her experience in using The INDATA Project’s Alternative Financing Program (AFP). The AFP is a low-interest, extended term financial loan program available for individuals in the state of Indiana with a documented disability. Check it out here: Click here for more information about the Alternative Financing Program.

Monday Tech Tip: Aftershokz Bone Conduction Headphones

Tracy Castillo, ReUse Technician, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the Aftershokz Bone Conduction Headphones. These headphones deliver sound through your cheekbones, which allows you to hear what is going on around you. Check it out here: Click here for additional information about the Aftershokz Bone Conduction Headphones.