The Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program offers a variety of devices to try out for free. .
One such devices, the Snug Vest, has been growing in popularity this past year. Some people report that inflatable vest provides deep pressure therapy. Click here to view a video of this specific device: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=30&v=rA0f5Zg19K8
To view the Snug Vest device on…Continue
Added by Kim Karwal on December 27, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
Are you looking to purchase an Assistive Technology device? Selecting and funding a device can be confusing and complicated. There are many resources available to help you navigate this process. Selecting and Obtaining Assistive Technology and Funding Strategies for Assistive…Continue
Added by Maggie Cox on December 20, 2017 at 11:33am — No Comments
As the Holidays are fast approaching, many of you may be wondering what to purchase for the children in your life. Our Assistive Technology Program Lending Library has nearly 200 devices specifically for youth and adaptive needs.
Perhaps the child has requested a FurReal Toy but you fear they may not be able to fully interact with the toy. Adaptations can be made through a battery disconnect and Jellybean Switch that may allow the individual the option of pushing a button to engage…Continue
Added by Kim Karwal on December 13, 2017 at 10:42am — No Comments
Winter weather is on the way which can mean additional challenges for Iowans with disabilities. Fortunately, there are assistive technology (AT) devices that can aid in safety and independence as the temperature drops. Learn about some of these devices available for loan through Easter Seals Iowa Lending Library below.
Try using a shorter-length garden rake on a fixed handle that you can use sitting down on a…Continue
Added by Melissa Culbertson on December 6, 2017 at 8:03am — No Comments