Highlights From The Disability Rights Movement

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990 and became a significant landmark in people with disabilities’ quest for equal rights.  In addition to the ADA, several people, organizations and events influenced the Disability Rights Movement.  These are just some of the highlights: 1956 – Congress passes the Social Security Amendments of 1956, […]

Webinar: Accommodations for Individuals with Cochlear Implants

WHAT: Impact on Access  – Individuals with Cochlear Implants in Educational and Employment Settings WHEN: Tuesday, September 14 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST). To access when webinar is live, visit this website. Participants will gain information on usage, statistics, benefits, variables, fiscal/legal responsibilities and accommodations provided at the secondary/postsecondary level and in the […]

Conference Partnership with Indy Pit Crew and Barkalounge

INDATA was very excited to work with Indy Pit Crew and Barkalounge to build a dog park for guide and service dogs that came to the 2010 INDATA Conference last week. The INDATA Conference brings in people from all over the state of Indiana.  Some of those individuals have visual impairments, and they may have […]

Greenfield Girl’s Lemonade Stand Raises Over $1,000 for Charity

An eight-year old girl raised hundreds of dollars for a second year in a row selling lemonade for a good cause.  Anna Scott sold lemonade at her lemonade stand during her family’s garage sale this past weekend. Anna plans to split her money raised between Easter Seals Crossroads Autism Resource Center and her uncle recently […]

Social Media Accessibility

Social media has created a newer, faster and more efficient way of communication than ever before.  Forget typewriters, postcards, and letters when you can send a message over Facebook that will be received in seconds. But have you stopped to think about the accessibility of these ever-growing platforms? Screen-reading programs are used by the visually […]

Donate Your Used Computers to Help Students as They Head Back to School

Help support students with disabilities get back to school by donating your used computers to the INDATA Depot at Easter Seals Crossroads. Currently, we have a need for laptop computers and LCD monitors with minimum requirements of: · Two to four years old · Pentium 4 Processor · At least 512 megabytes (MB) of RAM · […]