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May 2018 Blog Posts (6)

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 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…


Added by Kim Karwal on May 30, 2018 at 8:31am — No Comments

Smart Environments

Smart environments allow people with disabilities to interact with and control certain aspects of their environment. Systems like Amazon Alexa or Google Home can pair with a wide network of smart devices to allow users to regulate the spaces around them. There are many options for this technology which can provide customized systems for users no matter their abilities.

Smart environments can provide users the option to complete different tasks with the touch of a button or by using…


Added by Melissa Culbertson on May 25, 2018 at 1:08pm — No Comments


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…


Added by Kim Karwal on May 16, 2018 at 5:50am — No Comments

Brianna Lewin Introduction

I want to personally introduce myself to the FIND community!

My name is Brianna Lewin and I am a Rural Rehabilitation/Assistive Technology Center Support Professional with Easter Seals Iowa. I started my position on April 30th, so I am very new to this! However, I am so excited to learn every single day and be able to offer support to our communities in Iowa with assistive technology.…


Added by Brianna Lewin on May 9, 2018 at 9:21am — No Comments

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:…


Added by Kim Karwal on May 2, 2018 at 8:31am — No Comments

A New Online Game for Deaf Youth

National Deaf Center Launches Online Game for Deaf Youth

  • Navigate real-life challenges. 
  • Develop self-determination skills.
  • Under stand your rights.

The NDC team is proud to introduce …


Added by Lori Moore on May 1, 2018 at 11:39am — No Comments

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