Dec 22, 2017
266-12-22-17 Buddha Board
Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look
at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to
help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or
other special needs!
I don’t know about you but I am all about
relaxing. If you’re looking for a product to help you relax
this winter, check out the Buddha Board! The Buddha Board
provides a Zen-like painting experience for individuals with
anxiety, depression, autism, or anyone who simply wants to
You simply paint on the surface with only water and a bamboo
paintbrush and watch as your creation comes to life. As the
water slowly evaporates, the art magically disappears "leaving you
with a clear slate and a clear mind..." The Buddha Board is
essentially an Etch-a-Sketch, but with water and a
The Board was inspired by the whole Zen idea of living in the
moment. It also helps people master the art of letting go
since the artwork disappears.
For more information, to read our blog, or to drop us a line,
. That was your Accessibility Minute
for this week! I¹m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project
at Easterseals Crossroads, in Indiana.