Hello FIND readers! My name is Jennifer Buettner and I am brand new to the Easter Seals team. My role is a Program Support Specialist. This means that I will be supporting some of the wonderful programs that we have at Easter Seals including Assistive Technology, Rural Solutions, Respite, and Camp Sunnyside. After hearing such amazing things about Easter Seals I am very excited to start my journey here! I can’t wait to be a part of empowering families and individuals through the variety of…Continue
Added by Jennifer Buettner on June 26, 2018 at 9:47am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Kim Karwal on June 20, 2018 at 12:58pm — No Comments
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!
Added by Kim Karwal on June 13, 2018 at 8:05am — No Comments
If an individual struggles with hand or arm strength, they may experience barriers when trying to lift weights or exercise. Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program may have possible solutions with some of our newest recreational assistive technology. Here are some items that may assist with grip, to encourage strength, health and wellness:
Kettle Gryp (AT4All #170071) – The Kettle Gryp is a workout accessory that weighs less than one pound and…Continue
Added by Brianna Lewin on June 6, 2018 at 12:37pm — No Comments