Friday Podcast

Information from the INDATA Project is now available via podcast! Every Friday, the INDATA Project will release two podcasts featuring new assistive technology projects. The podcasts are available for viewing on the INDATA Project website and on iTunes. The “Assistive Technology Update” is a fast-paced weekly update for AT professionals and enthusiasts. The “Accessibility Minute” […]

Bringing art to life for the blind and visually impaired

The value of art goes beyond the paints, the colors, the canvas or the clay, the value of art is in the connection between the individual and the piece, no matter their physical ability. Art is about more than you can see. Visual arts can be a vital part of life for a visually impaired […]

Concept Braille Smartphone could mean a bright future for the visually impaired

While the concept of the Braille Smartphone is just that, a concept, the idea is too exciting not to blog about.  A man named Sumit Dagar, a designer out of India, has come up with a smartphone that has all of the same functions and apps as the iPhone or Android, but it is completely […]

Don’t Just Talk…Tango!

Expressing our needs and wants is not the lone function of speaking. Because of speech, we are able to express our thoughts, desires and emotions. DynaVox’s Tango gives individuals with limited speech and/or motor challenges access to a six button keypad and over 2,500 pre-recorded digitally enhanced phrases. The goal of Tango is to give […]

Monday Tech Tip: Carol’s low tech tips for people with visual impairments

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ATU015: Easter Seals Autism Services (Patricia Wright) Dyslexia training, Sonar for the blind, Apple patent, Pete Love, Mapquest app, Q&A

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLinks: Interview with Patricia Wright, National Director of Autism Services, Easter Seals ( | | | 1st 100 days kit) Dyslexia Training at Easter Seals Crossroads: Talking Scales: Flip Page Turner: Safari: Tacit Sonar: Apple patents for IOS accessibility: Pete Love’s […]