Supersense Serves as Everyday Companion

For the blind and visually impaired, the Supersense app essentially allows them to have a seeing guide right in their pocket. Whether they’re shopping, cleaning or just curling up with a good book, this app turns people’s mobile device into an everyday companion or caregiver. Supersense is free and available for Android and iOS users, […]

Library opens Rebecca's world

INDATA’s Lending Library Opens People’s Worlds

Libraries have played a vital role in Rebecca Ramsey’s life. She got her first library card when she was just 3 years old, growing up to become an avid reader and writer. Unfortunately, with age came physical challenges. Glaucoma and eye surgeries robbed Rebecca of her independence. But a trip to the Indiana State Library […]

INDATA partners with AgrAbility

A Perfect Dovetailing of INDATA and AgrAbility

Thanks to INDATA’s recently announced partnership with Indiana AgrAbility, Assistive Technology Technician Lisa Becker is embracing her childhood dreams more than ever before. Indiana AgrAbility is a USDA-sponsored program that assists farmers, ranchers and other agricultural workers with disabilities. Becker helps find and demonstrate assistive technology for these workers, whom she has deemed “the most […]

Dave and his leader dog, Flynn

With a Little Help from Furry Friends

Dave Brodzinski doesn’t go anywhere without his furry friend, Flynn. A Labrador Retriever with a “brilliantly black, shiny coat,” Flynn has served as Dave’s guide dog for over six years now. “He allows me to show people that I’m blind but can still be independent and do things just like everyone else,” Dave said. As […]

Staples and Surprises of Easterseals’ Summer Camps

Easterseals Crossroads’ summer camp program is frequently a first for kids with disabilities.  “It’s not often easy to find camps with opportunities tailored to kids with disabilities,” said Kristyn Greenawald, Easterseals’ manager of camps, respite and school-based services. “That’s what campers and families alike are so excited to find in our camps — their own […]

Keeping Seniors Connected through COVID and Beyond

National Senior Citizens Day is particularly important to recognize this month, as we head toward a major spike in the aging population. According to the World Health Organization, there were 200 million people over 60 years old in 1950; by 2000, that number tripled to nearly 600 million; by 2025, it is estimated there will […]