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 […]
WHAT: Gadget Camp – an all-day, week-long camp for kids ages 10-16 that use augmentative communication (AAC) devices WHERE: Butler University, Indianapolis WHEN: June 28 – July 2, 2010 INDATA and Easter Seals Crossroads are proud to present the first Gadget Camp! Gadget Camp was created for children and young adults that use AAC devices […]
R.J. Crace is the first student ever to win the President’s Award for outstanding contribution to public debate. This award is typically given to teams or coaches, but this year Crace took home the prize for his hard-earned accomplishments. Completely blind and hearing impaired, Crace went up against many challenges to help his team win […]
Did you know that May is Older Americans Month? If you know someone facing challenges due to aging, consider assistive technology. Maybe they could use a grab bar for the tub, or some adaptive cooking utensils. We’ve gathered up a list of items from MaxiAids to give you an idea of what might be helpful […]
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There are an estimated 80 million Baby Boomers in the United States, and more than 8,000 people are turning the age of 60 each day. Aging can cause physiological changes, including vision and hearing loss and decreased mobility. The INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads is hosting a year-long series of free statewide “Demo Days” […]