ICAN Provides Service Dogs Trained by Prisoners

This Indiana organization provides service dogs to people with disabilities.  What makes it unique from other service animal programs is the fact that these dogs are trained by people in correctional facilities. ICAN, which stands for Indiana Canine Assistant Network, was formed in 2001 by Sally Irvin, Ph.D.  Each dog undergoes a two year training […]

Free AAC Workshop in Noblesville

What: Vanguard/Vantage with Unity Training offered by Prentke Romich Company (PRC) When: March 19, 2010, from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Where: Tri-County Education Center, 599 South Harbour Drive, Noblesville, IN 46062 Why: This hands-on workshop will focus on Unity software such as Vantage, Vantage Lite, Vanguard, and ECO for PRC communication devices.  Participants will be […]

Assistive Technology and Cerebral Palsy Training, February 19

The INDATA Project sponsored an Assistive Technology and Cerebral Palsy Training on February 19.  This event was an open invitation to anyone wanting to know more about the available resources surrounding Cerebral Palsy. Not only was the event well attended with over 60 guests, but we also tested our fancy camera equipment and produced a […]

Find Accessible Lodging with Hotels.com

Hotels.com now has a search filter that finds hotels with various accessibility features to narrow your results.  So folks who are preparing to travel and looking for a hotel that they can access with their wheelchair, for example, will be able to do so with ease.  This also means that people with disabilities can take […]

Missouri Assistive Technology Conference

Power Up 2010 is the title of this year’s assistive technology conference and expo in Missouri.  The Holiday Inn Select in Coumbia will be hosting the event.  Participants can expect to see exhibits and demonstrations for assistive technology vendors such as Clarity, Benetech/Bookshare, United Access, DynoVox Mayer-Johnson, and TextHelp.  The conference will also have interactive […]