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August 2018 Blog Posts (5)

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 or calling 515-309-2395 (Phone) or 515-289-4069 (TTY).

Added by Kim Karwal on August 29, 2018 at 8:51am — No Comments

Universal Design and Assistive Technology

What is universal design?

Universal design is a big idea that fits people of all sizes, ages, abilities and disabilities. It’s the idea that allows for a home to be ready for all people to access and use. It assures all can live safely and easily in the same home. Big ideas like universal design can cost a lot of money. Designing and building a new home is expensive. Making large renovations on an…


Added by Brianna Lewin on August 22, 2018 at 10:54am — No Comments

Kory's Introduction

Hello, FIND Readers!

     My name is Kory Nystrom and I am a Rural Solutions and Assistive Technology Direct Support Professional here at Easter Seals Iowa. With the majority of my professional career being spent in the fields of management, logistics, drafting, and engineering, I look forward to a fruitful future by using my abilities to advance the field of human services and to provide assistance for anyone requesting it. I am an alumni of Iowa State University, with a bachelor’s…


Added by Kory Nystrom on August 15, 2018 at 11:14am — No Comments

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…


Added by Kim Karwal on August 8, 2018 at 2:01pm — 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 For more information, please call 1-866-866-8782 (Toll Free), or 515-289-4069 (TTY).

Added by Kim Karwal on August 1, 2018 at 8:46am — No Comments

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