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Easterseals Iowa Assistive Technology Program

The Easterseals 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 Easterseals Camp Sunnyside, showcases different types of assistive technologies. To schedule an appointment to tour the Demonstration Center or connect with team members email atinfo@eastersealsia.org, call 1-866-866-8782 (Toll Free), or…See More
Thursday
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Connecting with Friends

The weather is beautiful and there are many reasons to be outside! Check out the Easterseals Iowa Assistive Technology Center Lending Library inventory for some fun outdoor recreational activities to connect with other and make new friends! The Octaband is an interactive device designed to help participants to make connections through movement. The stretchy nylon-spandex material helps to promote group interaction, increase self-awareness, and encourage fun! This is a great option for…See More
Sep 12
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Summer is ending!

Summer is slowly coming to an end. With busy months ahead for parents and children, consider reaching out to the Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program for discussion on organization and planning needs. A booklet is available that provides an overview on organization and other supports titled Solutions: Assistive Technology for People with Brain Injury is available at …See More
Sep 5
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Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program!

Easter Seals Iowa Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program: Equipment is provided at a nominal fee and can be used for an unlimited length of time. Easter Seals seeks donations of used medical equipment for use in this program. The application for equipment and additional information can be found by visiting www.easterseals.com/ia/at or calling 515-309-2395 (Phone) or 515-289-4069 (TTY).See More
Aug 29
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SOLUTIONS: Assistive Technology for People with Brain Injury

This booklet, created in 2016, offers insight and support to individuals who are beginning their journey with Assistive Technology (AT). The contents include AT considerations, Memory Aids, Focus and Redirection, Organizational Supports, Sensory Assistance, Communication Tools, Health Help, Computer Access, “There’s and App for That”, and much more! All the devices pictured and discussed are available for discussion, demonstration, and/or loan through the Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology…See More
Aug 8
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Iowa Assistive Technology Exchange Program:

This “classified ads” feature connects Iowans with the Assistive Technology they are in need of statewide. This service can be found at www.eastersealsiowa.at4all.com. For more information, please call 1-866-866-8782 (Toll Free), or 515-289-4069 (TTY).See More
Aug 1
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Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program

Easter Seals Iowa Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program runs solely off of donated equipment. The equipment is sanitized and then loaned out at a nominal fee, for Iowans in need, and can be used for an unlimited length of time. Easter Seals seeks donations of used medical equipment for use in this program. The application for equipment and additional information can be found by visiting www.easterseals.com/ia/at or calling 515-309-2395 (Phone) or…See More
Jul 25
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CAMPING!

There are many areas around Iowa for an exciting camping adventure. If you do not have a tent, consider borrowing one from our Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Center Lending Library. Take the opportunity to schedule a time to see what other recreational devices the AT Center has!Columbia Two Room Tent (AT4All # 163688) This tent is large and tall, it has a stargazer window and a wheeled carry bag for easier transport.…See More
Jul 18
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Pool Fun!

The Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Center Lending Library has a variety of devices for use in the pool.Aquatic Balancing Stabilizing Bar (AT4All # 169536) This lightweight stabilizer bar provides added resistance in pool-settings. This device may support swimmers to keep their balance during aquatic activities. https://eastersealsia.at4all.com/Items/ItemDetails.aspx?ItemID=169536Aqua Ring for Aquatic…See More
Jul 10
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Noise Cancelling Headphones

Summer activities can be overwhelming at times! When the heat and sound around an individual are over-stimulating, consider some Assistive Technology Devices that may reduce the sensory experiences.Noise Cancelling Headphones (AT4All # 164741) These headphones may be utilized in high noise situations such as enclosed spaces, during fireworks, or in crowds. The anti-noise earmuffs shell and sealed ear pads support the reduction of noise while still protecting the ear canal. To view this item,…See More
Jun 20
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Jun 14
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Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Exchange- check it out today!

Iowa Assistive Technology Exchange Program: This “classified ads” feature connects Iowans with the Assistive Technology they are in need of statewide. This service can be found at www.eastersealsiowa.at4all.com. For more information, please call 1-866-866-8782 (Toll Free), or 515-289-4069 (TTY).There are new devices posted nearly every day! See More
Jun 13
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New Recreational Devices!

We are very excited to have recently added some new devices to our lending library. We hope that you will visit our website at www.eastersealsia.at4all.com and view these devices.Colors and Shapes Activity Mats (AT4All # 170099) these vinyl mats are a set of shapes and colors that can be used for a variety of indoor and outdoor activities.Foam Fliers (AT4All # 170082) these foam Frisbees are coated with a tear resistant material and can be used…See More
May 30
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Fishing

Some people hate fishing - just the idea of it - but others live for it! If you or someone you know has never had the chance to find out if they like to fish or not, consider taking a fishing adventure this summer. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and their online support, can help you locate a fishing area near you and provide insight into the laws and restrictions in the area. To learn more about fishing in Iowa, visit…See More
May 16
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Walk for Independence

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
May 2
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Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Exchange- check it out today!

Iowa Assistive Technology Exchange Program: This “classified ads” feature connects Iowans with the Assistive Technology they are in need of statewide. This service can be found at www.eastersealsiowa.at4all.com. For more information, please call 1-866-866-8782 (Toll Free), or 515-289-4069 (TTY).See More
Apr 25

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Easterseals Iowa Assistive Technology Program

Posted on September 20, 2018 at 10:14am 0 Comments

The Easterseals 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 Easterseals Camp Sunnyside, showcases different types of assistive technologies. To schedule an appointment to tour the Demonstration Center or connect with team members email…

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Connecting with Friends

Posted on September 12, 2018 at 11:13am 0 Comments

The weather is beautiful and there are many reasons to be outside! Check out the Easterseals Iowa Assistive Technology Center Lending Library inventory for some fun outdoor recreational activities to connect with other and make new friends! 

The Octaband is an interactive device designed to help participants to make connections through movement. The stretchy nylon-spandex material helps to promote group interaction, increase self-awareness, and encourage fun! This is a great option…

Continue

Summer is ending!

Posted on September 5, 2018 at 3:10pm 0 Comments

Summer is slowly coming to an end. With busy months ahead for parents and children, consider reaching out to the Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program for discussion on organization and planning needs. A booklet is available that provides an overview on organization and other supports titled Solutions: Assistive Technology for People with Brain Injury is available at …

Continue

Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program!

Posted on August 29, 2018 at 8:51am 0 Comments

Easter Seals Iowa Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program: Equipment is provided at a nominal fee and can be used for an unlimited length of time. Easter Seals seeks donations of used medical equipment for use in this program. The application for equipment and additional information can be found by visiting www.easterseals.com/ia/at or calling 515-309-2395 (Phone) or 515-289-4069 (TTY).

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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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