The term Assistive Technology (AT) can sound incredibly complex but the actual AT can be something as simple as a post-it note. A post-it note is a specific example of a lower tech AT, whereas an iPad would be an example of a high tech AT. A few years back a booklet was created for Assistive Technology for Brain Injury. This booklet can be utilized for a variety of tasks, barriers, and devices – from low tech to high tech! You can check out this booklet that contains devices, resources, and…Continue
Many individuals across the state are ready to get outside and prepare their gardens and planter boxes for summer. The Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program may have some devices to support the accessibility of gardening and planting!
Long-Reach Hoe (AT4all # 161856) is a stainless steel hoe with a long handle. The grip of the handle is positioned at a 90 degree angle from the hoe, giving it an ergonomic grip. There is an optional wrist-support addition that…Continue
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:…Continue
Earlier this month, we hosted two Drake Doctoral Occupational Therapy Students. Nolan generously shared about his experience:
"Hello FIND readers! My name is Nolan Barth and I am a first year Occupational Therapy student completing my pediatric fieldwork experience at Easter Seals Iowa. As part of my experience I was exposed to the numerous resources and the positive impact Easter Seals provides Iowans. I had many great experiences this week such as observing the implementation of…Continue