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AM429 Instant Pot Duo Evo Plus

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! The Instant Pot was originally introduced in 2010.  It became super popular in recent years for […]

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Table-Mate TV Tray – Wheelchair-accessible TV tray

Finding an accessible TV tray can be challenging; traditional foldable TV trays often don’t work with a majority of wheelchairs due to their awkward crossbars.  If you’re looking for a wheelchair-accessible TV tray, check out the Table-Mate V TV Tray. Table-Mate is a company with over 25 years of “trust and innovation.”   The inventor behind […]

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AM403 – GrandPad Tablet

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools, and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! This pandemic has left many feeling socially disconnected from their friends and family.  Technology has made […]

Bestic – Mealtime independence

Several individuals with many diagnoses are unable to feed themselves independently.  They then rely on others to help feed them.  There is now an assistive eating device, called Bestic, that gives individuals back their independence during mealtimes. Bestic is ideal for individuals in a variety of situations: Those who get exhausted when using their arms […]

Aging in Place with Assistive Technology

Every year, INDATA hosts four free, full-day training sessions that offer an in-depth look at how assistive technology can help in our everyday lives. This Friday, March 2, INDATA explores how assistive technology can help people as they age. “Growing older comes with all sorts of obstacles,” said Brian Norton, the director of assistive technology […]

4 Apps for Aging in Place

Learning how to use a smartphone can be challenging for everyone, especially older individuals.  However, there are many benefits to using a phone, such as apps to keep your meds organized and more. While there are dozens of apps aimed towards individuals aging in place, I wanted to focus on a handful available.  The following […]