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Walk for Independence Save the Date

The Easter Seals Iowa Walk for Independence is Saturday, May 5, 2018. It will be held at Camp Sunnyside, 401 NE 66th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310.The activities will begin at 8:30am and go until 12:00pm. The stroll around Lake Cheerio at Camp Sunnyside will begin at 10:00am.We hope to have you join us! If you are unable to attend and/or interested in making a donation to Easter Seals Iowa, please visit the following website:…See More
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Switch Clicks at the Lending Library

There are a great number of applications for switch clicks- from operating a toy duck to operating a paper shredder! The Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Loan Program Lending Library may be the place to start on your switch click journey.The Lending Library has a variety of clicks and accessories that can be borrowed for a 30-day trial period. Click the following link to view some:…See More
Feb 13
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Feb 6
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Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program {Device Feature}

Toddler AMTryke. This ticycle is made for small children with a sturdy frame and quick-turn knob that allows for easy adjustments. This item is currently available through the Easter Seals Iowa Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program for a one-time fee of $25 with application and health-care provider approval. For more information, contact Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program. To view an image of this devices, click here …See More
Feb 6
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Health and Wellness with Yoga

We hope you take a moment to watch a video about Assistive Technology for yoga,  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcPkb_A9ILg.Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Center Lending Library has a variety of yoga-related devices to support Iowan’s with disabilities perform the motion and experience something new!Check out the following devices on our AT4all website,…See More
Jan 31
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Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program

Happy New Year from Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program!The Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program has several services to support Iowans with disabilities in trialing and obtaining Assistive Technology.Demonstration Center : The Demonstration Center, located at Easter Seals Camp Sunnyside, showcases different types of assistive technologies. To schedule an appointment to tour the Demonstration Center or connect with team members email…See More
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Deep Pressure Therapy Devices and Assistive Technology

The Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program offers a variety of devices to try out for free. .One such devices, the Snug Vest, has been growing in popularity this past year. Some people report that inflatable vest provides deep pressure therapy. Click here to view a video of this specific device: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=30&v=rA0f5Zg19K8To view the Snug Vest device on our AT4ALL website…See More
Dec 27, 2017
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Holiday Toys

As the Holidays are fast approaching, many of you may be wondering what to purchase for the children in your life. Our Assistive Technology Program Lending Library has nearly 200 devices specifically for youth and adaptive needs. Perhaps the child has requested a FurReal Toy but you fear they may not be able to fully interact with the toy. Adaptations can be made through a battery disconnect and Jellybean Switch that may allow the individual the option of pushing a button to engage with the…See More
Dec 13, 2017
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Dec 6, 2017
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Hands-Free Access!

There are multiple reasons why an individual may desire to be hands-free when using the computer. An individual may experience arthritis in the wrists that is worsened by the overuse of typing and mouse navigation; an individual may experience limited dexterity in the fingers which makes keying slow, difficult or painful; an individual may even simply prefer to speak instead of type or move their head instead of navigating with a mouse – whatever the experience or desire, there are options for…See More
Nov 29, 2017
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Tracy Keninger

Tracy Keninger is the director of the Rural Solutions Program and Assistive Technology Center. She has been working at Easter Seals Iowa for over 20 years now, where she began as a Direct Support Professional. Tracy desired to share a message with the FIND community, "My first introduction to assistive technology (AT) was when I was growing up on the farm. My father was a farmer and Veteran with a disability, so we were constantly experimenting with different tools and adapting them for his…See More
Nov 15, 2017
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Craig Mayes

Craig Mayes has worked for Easter Seals Iowa for 22 years. He works in the Assistive Technology Center with the Equipment Loan Program and also with the Maintenance Department at Camp Sunnyside. The Equipment Loan Program is a statewide program.  Easter Seals Iowa accepts donations of equipment. This equipment is then refurbished, repaired, and sanitized to be loaned back out to Iowans in need  for a one-time fee. Items can be borrowed, with the approval of a healthcare provider, for as long as…See More
Nov 8, 2017

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Walk for Independence Save the Date

Posted on February 20, 2018 at 4:20pm 0 Comments

The Easter Seals Iowa Walk for Independence is Saturday, May 5, 2018. It will be held at Camp Sunnyside, 401 NE 66th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310.

The activities will begin at 8:30am and go until 12:00pm. The stroll around Lake Cheerio at Camp Sunnyside will begin at 10:00am.

We hope to have you join us!

 

If you are unable to attend and/or interested in making a donation to Easter Seals Iowa, please visit the following website:…

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Switch Clicks at the Lending Library

Posted on February 13, 2018 at 4:05pm 0 Comments

There are a great number of applications for switch clicks- from operating a toy duck to operating a paper shredder! The Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Loan Program Lending Library may be the place to start on your switch click journey.

The Lending Library has a variety of clicks and accessories that can be borrowed for a 30-day trial period. Click the following link to view some:…

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Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program {Device Feature}

Posted on February 6, 2018 at 12:10pm 0 Comments

Toddler AMTryke. This ticycle is made for small children with a sturdy frame and quick-turn knob that allows for easy adjustments. This item is currently available through the Easter Seals Iowa Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program for a one-time fee of $25 with application and health-care provider approval. For more information, contact Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program. To view an image of this devices, click here …

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Health and Wellness with Yoga

Posted on January 31, 2018 at 8:00am 1 Comment

We hope you take a moment to watch a video about Assistive Technology for yoga,  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcPkb_A9ILg.

Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Center Lending Library has a variety of yoga-related devices to support Iowan’s with disabilities perform the motion and experience something new!

Check out the following devices on our AT4all website,…

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At 4:00pm on April 5, 2016,
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Welcome to FIND, Kim! Let us know if you have any questions.

 
 
 

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