Hip Talk Plus is the Communicator with It All

Portable communication doesn’t get any better than this! The Hip Talk Plus is a wearable augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. AAC devices help people with disabilities who have lost their natural speaking ability to be able to communicate or express their thoughts, wants and needs to others without speaking. The Hip Talk Plus is […]

Consumer Highlight: Ashley Harrington

I went to meet with Ashley Harrington to learn about the services she has been receiving through Easterseals Crossroads. When I arrived at her home, her little white dog was barking and barking. I later learned his name was Rudy and we became fast friends. Ashley’s dad invited me in and brought me to the […]

Monday Tech Tip: Using Amazon Echo with an Augmentative Communication Device

Craig Burns, Assistive Technology Specialist at Easterseals Crossroads shows us how to operate an Amazon Echo using an Augmentative Communication App called Verbally. Check it out here:

Consumer Highlight: Kathy and Sarah Schumacher

I met with Kathy Schumacher in her lakeside home in beautiful Lake Winona, Indiana to talk to her about her daughter, Sarah. Kathy borrowed assistive technology equipment from The INDATA Project’s Equipment Loan Library and I visited with her to learn more about her daughter and her experience using the loan library. The INDATA Project […]