"The term 'assistive technology device' means any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities."
- Assistive Technology Act of 1998
Easter Seals Crossroads has been providing assistive technology solutions in Indiana since 1979. Easter Seals Crossroads joined with the State of Indiana, Bureau of Rehabilitative Services in 2007 to create the Indiana Assistive Technology Act (INDATA) Project. The INDATA Project is one of 56 federally-funded projects intended to enhance access and awareness of assistive technology. Who knew we had such a great resource located right in Indiana!
- information and referral
- funding assistance
- public awareness and education
- device demonstration
- device loan
- re-utilized computers
- equipment re-utilization
Sara is pursuing her master's degree in occupational therapy and a graduate certificate in gerontology.