For this week’s Tech Tip, assistive technology specialist Anna Leung is going to show us three GPS options for the visually impaired. One is a device called the Trekker Breeze by Humanware. The other two are iOS apps called LookTel Breadcrumbs and Seeing Assistant. Check this out!
For individuals with limited hand and arm mobility, operating a standard computer mouse and keyboard proves to be quite the challenge. Fortunately, there are many assistive devices available to help said individuals operate their computer or alternative and augmentative communication device. One example of these available technologies is the HeadMouse Extreme. The HeadMouse Extreme replaces […]
Technology has opened up a whole new world for individuals with a myriad of learning disabilities. It’s made practicing academic skills more exciting with educational games, in addition to making the classroom more accessible overall with apps like SnapType. Several educational professionals have noted the advantages of these applications and more, and have set out to […]
First thing’s first… Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ♣ It is a beautiful day here in Indianapolis. The birds are singing and the winter ground has thawed just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! You know what that means, right? It’s warm enough to lay marshmallow Lucky Charms on the grass as bait for a leprechaun! I remember setting small green traps when I […]
For today’s Tech Tip, Wade Wingler, director of assistive technology here at the INDATA Project, introduces us to Leap Motion. The Leap Motion Controller senses how you move your hands and allows you to point, wave, reach and pick something up on your computer screen. Check this out! To learn more on this “handy” device, […]
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 […]