Ordinary Items, Extraordinary Solutions

The title of Dr. Therese Willkomm’s forthcoming book concisely describes what she does — “Make Stuff and Love People.” Dr. Willkomm, the director of New Hampshire’s State Assistive Technology Program with the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), has spent more than 25 years creating assistive technology solutions for people with […]

Simple Solutions: Dressing Aids

Most people without a disability usually don’t give the process of getting dressed in the morning much thought. They pull on their pants, button their shirts, and put on their socks and shoes without difficulty or much regard at all. But for individuals who have problems with dexterity in their hands or limited mobility in […]

Simple Solutions: Large Print Address Books and Calendars

For individuals who have low vision or a visual impairment, the successful completion of every day activities may require ingenuity and adjustments for ease of accessibility. This includes many tasks of daily life, including the organization and recording of  certain information. The print in traditional calendars, daily planners, bank account balance books and address books is often […]

Simple Solutions Series: Writing Guides

The INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads is dedicated to providing the public with information on assistive technology, events, workshops, and everything that makes life for individuals with disabilities a little bit easier. Although we tend to focus on new, innovative and exciting products that are elaborate and are at times expensive, sometimes heavy duty machinery and pricey software are not required to […]