digital accessibility

Assistive Technology: ModMath

“ModMath” is an educational application that assists students with dyslexia and dysgraphia who struggle with numerals formation and mathematical notation, which can be astounding for the development of mathematical capability over a lifetime. This assistive technology application was invented and developed by Dawn and Josh Denberg for their son suffering from dyslexia, dysgraphia, and ADHD.

MTA Subway Station

Funding & Planning Accessibility for the MTA

By @derek-frisicchio, @shan-chang, @sfairoos, & @cathyjhu The MTA’s Current Status with Accessibility In the United States, there are over 70 light rail, rapid rail, commuter rail, monorail, and inclined-plane systems. According to the Federal Transit Authority’s (FTA) National Transit Database, 72% of all systems have accessible stations and the entire nation’s fleet is 88% accessible …

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Assistive Technology: NaviLens

NaviLens is an innovative navigation and labeling app specifically designed for people with visual impairments. By scanning the special tags generated by the systems, the users are able to get audio information on positioning and route guidance, empowering them to find their ways quickly and effectively.

Assistive Technology: OrCam Read

Reading is a fun diversion, whether it’s a riveting novel or an interesting blog post or a funny tweet. It becomes a challenge when you are sleep-deprived or in a noisy environment and it’s hard to concentrate. This simple activity poses an even greater challenge for people with cognitive impairments that affect their ability to read.