Most people don’t really know how Be My Eyes started – in a little town in Denmark called Aarhus. And though it’s now grown to a global community of more than half a million people, it all started with one blind guy with a great idea. Our founder Hans Jørgen is not a software developer.… Read more Be My Eyes: Hans Jørgen Wiberg at TEDxCopenhagen
Check out this video to see how this spoon is helping people live better lives
Check out this informative video about Autism, explained by Carly. Carly is using Proloquo, a communication app that she has downloaded to her iPad, to explain Autism.
Here is a letter sent to us by a consumer that was helped through Easterseals Nevada’s Independent Living Services: From the desk of: Gary Rundquist February 6, 2017 To Whom It May Concern: Sabra McWhirter enabled me to be the recipient of the Independent Living Program benefits. She was friendly, polite and very efficient. Through… Read more A Letter from Gary Rundquist
Morgan’s Inspiration Island in San Antonio, Texas, is the first of its kind. Imagine taking a child with a disability to a water park for some summer fun, only to find out not all the attractions were accessible. That will never happen at Morgan’s Inspiration Island, an “ultra-accessible” splash park opening this weekend in… Read more World’s 1st fully accessible water park opens in Texas
With Disabilities by Robert A. Cronkleton, The Kansas City Star/TNS | May 2, 2017 FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPinterestEmail Kirby Hough no longer needs to add an extra 30-minute window for her daily commute to and from work. Nor does she need to schedule rides at least 24 hours in advance when she wants to go somewhere. Or have single… Read more With Disabilities
Valerie Harris contacted Easterseals Nevada looking for help in regain her independence at her home. Valerie was unable to get out of her home due to her lack of accessibility. She was wheelchair bound so her family helped build a homemade ramp in the back of her home. The ramp was not ADA compliant. Valerie… Read more Meet Valerie
On January 17th 2017, I took a ride on ARMA, a driver-less vehicle designed by the French firm Navya. I could see pedestrians nervously look at the 15 passenger bus as they tried to cross the street. As I rode in the bus I started to think, how does the bus know where to go?… Read more Hang on to your seats and get ready for a ride down Fremont Street… But wait, where’s the driver?!?!