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ATU541 – Children’s Museum Accessibility with Betsy Lynn

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your 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. Special Guest: Betsy Lynn – Operations Project Manager and Accessibility Coordinator, Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Children’s Museum Website: www.childrensmuseum.org Accessibility […]

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ATU518 – EASI RIDER with Dr. Bradley Duerstock

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your 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. Special Guest: Dr. Bradley Duerstock – Associate Professor of Practice Purdue University Efficient, Accessible and Safe Interaction in a Real […]

The INDATA Project’s Ability Round Table Supports Resource Groups

Earlier this year, the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads launched a series of learning opportunities to discuss strategies and resources for the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace. And it will continue in the new year with a new format, a new time and new topics! This series, the Ability Round Table, brings […]

An Inside Look at Inclusive Education

Summer is fading, and kids are now hopping on the bus to go back to school. And with every new school year comes a unique and exciting set of challenges. “Every class is different. You never know what to expect,” said Timothy Kershaw, a second-grade teacher at Spring Mill Elementary School in Indianapolis. “It’s always […]

ChooseIt! Education App Bundle

I mentioned Inclusive TLC on last week’s iClick post.  You’ll probably hear more about the company in future posts as they offer a wide assortment of assistive technology products.  They offer switches, hardware, software, apps, and more — all designed to benefit those with special needs.  I’m going to cover their ready-made ChooseIt! apps available […]

Inclusive Language: Putting the Person First

Imagine that you have a disability.  You also think of yourself as an artist, a brother, a pizza lover, and a table tennis champion.  Your disability does not define who you are.  Unfortunately, labels are often placed on people with disabilities and they can carry negative connotations.  Saying that someone is “handicapped” immediately lumps them […]