Building an Inclusive Learning Environment

            Every year, INDATA hosts four free, full-day training sessions that offer an in-depth look at people with particular disabilities and the forms of assistive technology that can improve their everyday lives. INDATA hosted two training sessions last week with representatives from the PATINS Project and the Dyslexia Institute of […]

Claro ScanPen

Our very own director, Brian Norton, introduced the Claro ScanPen app in a Tech Tip earlier this week.  It is an app that allows you to have printed text spoken aloud.  This app can be useful for students with dyslexia, low vision, and much more. Claro ScanPen allows users to take a photo of their printed […]

RE-vibe: Anti-distraction wristband

Staying on task has never been one of my strong suits.  (In fact, I’ve already started writing another blog, researched other topics, and replied to emails after starting this post.)  As a person with ADHD, staying on task is rare.  Personal deadlines and reminders have helped some, but my mind still wanders.  Naturally, when I […]

AcceleRead AcceleWrite App

Learning to read and write are challenging tasks for anyone, but they are especially so for individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities.  The AcceleRead AcceleWrite Student App is a resource that can be used both in and outside of the classroom. In sum, it is an educational app “aimed at improving reading and writing […]

Bose QuietComfort 25 Noise Cancelling Headphones

One of the most frequently asked questions we get here at the INDATA Project is, “What are some noise cancelling headphones?”  Many parents seek this assistive technology for their child with autism, but noise cancelling headphones can benefit many other individuals!  We have already done two posts covering many options of noise cancelling headphones (Check […]