Assistive Technology and Learning Disabilities Training, May 21

The INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads recently held a public training covering topics related to assistive technology and learning disabilities.  Here’s a recap of the event: Toni Sayers from Cambium Learning Technologies walked us through the Kurzweil 3000 software.  After breaking down all the features and demonstrating its basic functions, she answered questions about […]

Kids on the Block Puppet Show Teaches Youngsters About Disabilities

Elementary school is a tender time for children when it comes to learning about the world.  They start forming strong opinions about their surroundings, and look to their teachers and parents for guidance.  In some classrooms, students have little to no exposure to people with disabilities, which can lead to confusion when they encounter someone […]

Special Olympics Indiana: Summer Games 2010

What: Special Olympics Indiana hosting 41st Summer Games event Where: Indiana State University, Terre Haute When: June 4 – June 6 Why: More than 2,500 Hoosier athletes will compete in seven different sports: Aquatics, Bocce, Bowling, Cycling, Horseshoes, Track & Field, and Volleyball.  The Summer Games will kick off with the Vigo County Law Enforcement […]

Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp

WHAT: Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp –  campers with muscular dystrophy ages 6-17 attend a week-long camp for activities such as swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and many more.  All campers are paired one-on-one with a volunteer camp counselor. WHEN: Saturday, July 3 – Friday, July 9th WHERE: Bradford Woods, State Road 67 North, Martinsville, […]

ATIA 2010 Conference in Chicago

What: Annual Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) Conference and Exhibition Where: Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, Schaumburg (Chicago), Illinois When: October 27-30, 2010 Why: Over 150 assistive technology educational sessions will be offered, you can browse through the latest devices available in the exhibit hall, and you can connect with other professionals, parents, users, or manufacturers.  The sessions […]