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December 2017 Blog Posts (4)

Deep Pressure Therapy Devices and Assistive Technology

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:

To view the Snug Vest device on…


Added by Kim Karwal on December 27, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Selecting, Obtaining & Funding AT

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…


Added by Maggie Cox on December 20, 2017 at 11:33am — No Comments

Holiday Toys

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…


Added by Kim Karwal on December 13, 2017 at 10:42am — No Comments

Preparing for Winter with AT

Preparing For Winter With AT

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.

Finishing up yardwork?

Try using a shorter-length garden rake on a fixed handle that you can use sitting down on a…


Added by Melissa Culbertson on December 6, 2017 at 8:03am — No Comments

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