The Consumer Technology Association has awarded American Printing House (APH) with a highly coveted Best of Innovation award in the Accessibility category for its Code Jumper, an inclusive product that allows children who are blind or visually impaired to learn computer coding alongside their sighted peers.
Two best friends given a 2% survival rate at birth beat the odds and graduated from their school in Tyler, Texas, last Thursday.
By Shelby Bril
I sustained an incomplete spinal cord injury in 2010, resulting in impaired mobility and the need to use a walker. The idea of navigating life in a new body seemed daunting but I knew it wasn’t impossible. Continue reading 30 Years After ADA: Where are We Now?
By Lauren Love
Oluwaferanmi Okanlami, M.D., M.S., distinctly understands both sides of a catastrophic medical event. That’s because he has been both a patient and a doctor in that scenario. Continue reading A Paralyzing Injury Brings New Perspective
Going to college can be a challenge for everyone. It’s especially hard for someone with a physical disability to find a college that checks off not only academics, affordability and location from their list, but accommodations for their disability as well. Continue reading College is Hard, But it’s Doable Too
Stevens Institute of Technology has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Bonbouton, giving the cutting-edge health and technology company the right to use and further develop a graphene sensing system Continue reading Smart Insole Can Double As Lifesaving Technology For Diabetic Patients
A Kentucky teacher is being hailed for going above and beyond the call of duty to bring a disabled student along on their field trip. Continue reading Teacher Carries Student With Spina Bifida On His Back So She Won’t Miss Out on Class Field Trip
Sylvia Colt-Lacayo is 18, fresh-faced and hopeful, as she beams confidence from her power wheelchair. Her long dark hair is soft and carefully tended, and her wide brown eyes are bright. A degenerative neuromuscular disease, similar to muscular dystrophy, has left her with Continue reading A young woman, a wheelchair and the fight to take her place at Stanford
As the school year gets underway, Rice Krispies is thinking about what notes parents may want to tuck into their kids’ lunch boxes. Continue reading Kellogg’s Rice Krispies made sensory love notes to support kids with autism
The Student of Vision Abie Award honors young women dedicated to creating a future where the people who imagine and build technology mirror the people and societies for which they build. This year’s winner is Georgia Tech student Jhillika Kumar. Continue reading Meet Grace Hopper Celebration 2019’s Honoree Jhillika Kumar