Assistive Technology for Older Americans Month

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 […]

Technology for Aging – Device Demo in Evansville, Indiana

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” […]

Movies with Descriptions: Accessibility in Entertainment

Remember the Media Access Group at WGBH?  We wrote about them in our Accessible Movie Theaters post a while ago.  Now we are pleased to discover that this fine organization has complied a comprehensive list of movies that are available on DVD with audio description. Audio description allows for more accessibility among people with disabilities. […]

Accessibility Features on the iPad

The INDATA team just got an iPad!  We quickly learned that this is a wonderful assistive technology device that is easy for almost anyone to use.  Not only is it conveniently lightweight, making it very portable, but it also has several accessibility attributes available for people with disabilities.  I’ll take you through some of these […]

Indianapolis Vision Awareness Day

WHAT: Indianapolis Vision Awareness Day WHEN: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Easter Seals Crossroads (5th Floor), 4740 Kingsway Drive, Indianapolis, IN Low Vision Awareness – Discover the benefits of video magnifiers, computer screen magnification software, technology that reads books, bills and mail aloud, and more! Blindness Awareness – Learn […]