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Assistive Technology Update Episode 500 Airing Friday!

If you haven’t had a chance to check out our podcast, Assistive Technology Update (ATU), please do so!  It is a “weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology, designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs.” Easterseals Crossroads released the first episode […]

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Parrots Inc – Assistive robotics

In a recent episode of Assistive Technology Update, our very own Josh Anderson recently interviewed David Hojah – CEO and Founder of Parrots Inc.  During the interview, listeners will learn more about Hojah and the inspiration behind his company, technologies, and more. To begin, his company Parrots Inc. is an “assistive robotics and medical devices […]

New Host Announced for ATU Podcast

The INDATA Project has announced a new host for its highly-popular Assistive Technology Update (ATU) podcast. Wade Wingler, vice president of technology and information services for Easterseals Crossroads, has been the host since the podcast’s inception in 2011. As he celebrates 25 years this month with Easterseals Crossroads, he is passing the microphone for the ATU […]

What’s That You Hear? Podcasting with INDATA

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing Supplies needed: a computer, portable media player or smartphone; a program for listening to MP3 audio files; an Internet connection; and earphones. What are you doing? Listening to a podcast. While podcasting is a relatively new term, its roots date all the way back to the 1980s, first known as […]

New Podcast Launched!!: ATFAQ We have answers to all of your AT questions!

We are very excited to announce that we have launched a new podcast. Assistive Technology Frequently-Asked Questions (ATFAQ) aired it’s very first episode on March 9, 2015. This podcast is hosted by, Brian Norton, Manager of Clinical Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads. Brian has worked with Easter Seals Crossroads since 1997. He began working in employment […]

10 accessible gift ideas for friends or family who are blind or visually impaired

Walk in to any store, turn on any television or listen to the radio and you know that the gift -giving season is upon us. It can be stressful to come up with ideas and you may be asking yourself do they really need another scarf or candle? Sometimes there is no better gift than […]