Don’t worry, we’ve all found ourselves squeezing through crowds or running into internet traffic while shopping for gifts at the last minute. Have no fear; we have some late holiday gift ideas here for those loved ones who may need assistive technology. “While these items certainly are convenient for able-bodied people, they can be vital […]
Greg lost his vision 18 months ago. He started to have problems with his vision right before he was getting married. Greg started visiting the eye doctor when he started having vision issues and the doctors could not figure out what was going on. It was weeks before his wedding when he first started having trouble […]
Barbara lost her vision when she was 7 years old due to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS). This syndrome causes damage to the mucous membrane. When she was diagnosed with SJS not much was known about the disease and there was not any therapy and she therefore lost her sight. Barbara went to the University of Evansville […]
Belva, Assistive Technology Training Coordinator at Easter Seals Crossroads, discusses the HIMS Braille Sense U2 device, which includes features helpful to those who are deaf/blind.
This is Wikipedia‘s definition of assistive technology: Assistive technology (AT) is a generic term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them. This is true, right? Yes, but AT goes so much further than that! While working at Easter Seals Crossroads, we […]