New technological innovations are breaking down barriers to Education, Communication, Mobility, Independence, and Employment for people with disabilities.
Independence: Almost half of people who are visually impaired would like to leave their home more often if they were able. #GoogleImpactChallenge #Disabilities
grantee +Perkins School for the Blind
is creating high-precision navigation for the blind via crowdsourced information.
Other grantees like Wayfindr, +Wheelmap.org
and TOM are developing innovative assistive technology to increase independence for people with disabilities. Read more about them at: g.co/disabilities