accessABILITY: Senior Technology Fair

WHAT: Senior Technology Fair WHERE: To be held at the American Legion, located at: 8725 E. 38th Street WHEN: Date: June 18, 2010 Time: 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. See the newest most innovative technology for legally blind and totally blind seniors. Learn how accessABILITY and other community partners can help make your life more independent. […]

CICOA Provides Weekend Meals for Homebound Seniors

INDATA congratulates CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions for receiving a $70,000 grant from the Indianapolis Retirement Home Fund (IRH Fund), a CICF Fund, to provide weekend meals for 240 vulnerable homebound seniors.  The grant was made possible by the Elders at the Table project (EAT), which improves the fragmented food provision system for seniors in central […]

Product Review: RNIB PENfriend

If you like the LiveScribe Pulse Smartpen for taking notes at lectures, you’re going to love this assistive technology device for labeling household objects!  The PENfriend from Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) can record personal messages that are recalled by touching the tip of the pen to a label.  A person with low […]

Hear Indiana Youth Leadership Camp

Hear Indiana Youth Leadership Camp offers children and teenagers with hearing loss who are mainstreamed and using auditory oral communication, the opportunity to further their leadership and assertiveness skills in a structured atmosphere of “fun with a purpose.” The exciting camp experience is for youth ages 8-18. Activities are specifically designed for older campers ages […]

Accessible CAPTCHAs

You may recall a blog post we wrote a few months ago about audio CAPTCHAs and the problems they present.  We came to the conclusion that the audio CAPTCHAs option is usually too distorted for most people to interpret.  Since then we have discovered a few alternatives that may be more accessible. Images This type […]