Making the IT World a more inclusive space for the Visually Impaired

Vision-Aid


Description:

Vision-Aid (www.VisionAid.org) is a nonprofit organization which aims to enable, educate and empower the visually impaired to live with independence and dignity. Vision-Aid offers coding classes in Python to the visually impaired. Courses are freely offered to aspiring visually impaired programmers in semester-long courses where students learn from experienced volunteer developers from the Industry. Vision-Aid also offers semester long courses in Accessibility Testing for the visually impaired. In addition, Vision-Aid co-sponsors conferences and hackathons for the visually impaired including the Inclusive STEM hackathon held every year at IIIT Bengaluru. The poster will showcase the work by Vision-Aid in the space of both coding and testing by the visually impaired.

We warmly welcome the Pycon community to engage with our work. Support our programs, and volunteer with us Together, let’s make the world a more inclusive place for all! To contact us, simply send email to : info@visionaid.org

Prerequisites:

None

Content URLs:

Information about Vision-Aid can be found at www.VisionAid.org Vision-Aid

Speaker Info:

Bhargav Vaghasiya and Pranav Savla - visually impaired developers and volunteers from Vision-Aid

Id: 1575
Section: Culture and society
Type: Poster
Target Audience: Beginner
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