For many individuals with sensory processing disorder, ADHD, autism, and more, they may need some type of sensory-integrating product to help them relax. Sensory-friendly toy company Fun and Function offers the Gel Floor Tile, which is a unique item that is squishy, colorful, and calming! According to the Gel Floor Tile’s description, it is “visual […]
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Lifeline: App of the Week
Each week, I am always eager to see what Apple will release for their free App of the Week. This week, the featured app is a text-based adventure game called Lifeline, which can be played on one’s iPhone, iPad and even the Apple Watch! My favorite part about this app?! All buttons are clearly labeled, making it accessible to all […]
Easter Seals Crossroads: What we do and how you can help!
Easter Seals Crossroads is dedicated to serving our community in a myriad of ways. Please take a few moments to view the following video demonstrating all the amazing things we do every day! Overview of Easter Seals Crossroads: Easter Seals Crossroads responds to the many adults and children with disabilities, special needs and challenges who […]
Mother from Indianapolis develops Lectio, an app for dyslexia
“Have you ever heard the expression, ‘Necessity is the mother of all invention?’ Well, it’s true,” says Kris Parmelee. Parmelee is an Indianapolis mother of a son with dyslexia, a learning disorder affecting at least 10-15% of the nation’s population. After several years of watching her son struggle with reading, Parmelee founded and developed Lectio, an app […]
From childhood through adulthood, many individuals face challenges in reading. Fortunately, there are assistive technology options available to help these individuals. For some students, “simply hearing passages aloud is enough to understand them. Other students need leveled text.” The creators behind Snap&Read Universal believe that a reading accommodation should do both. So what exactly is Snap&Read […]
RESNA 2014 Annual Conference to be held in Indianapolis!
RESNA 2014 Annual Conference *Racing Towards Excellence in AT* is coming to Indianapolis!! Wade Wingler, Director of Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads, is a RESNA member and has attended the RESNA conference many times in the past. “Getting together with other professionals in the field of assistive technology to share ideas, learn from one […]