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3 Kid-Friendly Amazon Fire Tablets

Tablets can be a great resource with loads of educational apps and content.  When looking for a tablet for your kiddo, it may be best to avoid pricey premium tablets (e.g. iPad Mini, Microsoft Surface Pro, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, etc.)  If you’re in the market for a kid-friendly tablet, Amazon offers a few different […]

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Modern Ball Chair – Chair for fidgeters and more

Over the years we’ve written about different seating options for fidgeters.  Fun and Function offers another solution with their Modern Ball Chair.  The Modern Ball Chair is the “ideal seat for kids who need to wiggle and move to help focus, but need extra support.”  The Modern Ball Chair offers the benefits of sitting on […]

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Monday Tech Tip: Smart911

Belva Smith, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the Smart911 app, which allows people to input information about members in their home that would help them in the event of an emergency. Users can input information about medical conditions, accessibility needs, location information such as hidden driveways, gate codes, or pets. It also […]

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AM433 – Push Pop Fidget Toy

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! Looking for a discreet sensory fidget to keep your hands busy?  Check out the Push Pop […]

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Walabot HOME Fall Detection System

Did you know 1 in 4 adults aging in place fall every year?  Unfortunately, only a fraction of them has a medical alert device or caregiver when they fall.  If you’re looking for something to help detect falls and notify emergency contact(s), check out the Walabot HOME Fall Detection System. Walabot HOME automatically detects falls […]

Remote Support: A Win-Win-Win

In the wake of COVID, remote support has become an even more vital service for people with disabilities. However, it’s somewhat misunderstood and often mistaken for assistive technology. The INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads will help people better understand this service with its upcoming online training session, Remote Supports for Independent Living, on August 12. […]