Squishy sounds…the Skoog

It’s squishy, it’s square and it’s smashable…any idea what it could be? Try the next great musical instrument for children with any combination of cognitive, physical or behavioral difficulties , the Skoog. Ideal for therapy, fun and creativity the Skoog makes playing and experimenting with music accessible for all. Between 2003 and 2005, The Tapestry […]

Assistive Technology Internet Radio Station Launched

In January, 2012, the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads launched AssistiveTechnologyRadio.com. This web site streams 24 hours a day, seven days a week and includes all kinds of information about technology designed to increase the independence of people with disabilities. Examples of content include episodes of our flagship podcast “Assistive Technology Update”, our weekly […]

Monday Tech Tip: Kindle Accessibility Part 2

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Helpful apps for iPhone

There are literally hundreds of thousands of apps for the iPhone and other IOS devices. With so many options to choose from it can be difficult to pick which really do their job. The game gets trickier when you are a person living with a disability. The following list is a compilation of apps that […]

Website seeks justice for handicapped drivers

We’ve all had that day, you know the one; it’s raining, it’s cold, you’re running late, you have 10 minutes to make it to the store before it closes and there is only one parking spot open, the spot reserved for the handicapped. Thinking it’ll just be this one time, promising yourself you will never […]

Free apps for educators

Classroom technology has come a long way since chalk and the blackboard. Now, more and more classrooms are being outfitted with laptops, SMART boards and even iPads. In order to keep up with the changing times and technologies, it is a good idea for teachers to be aware of the many apps available for them […]