AI for Accessibility projects
Check out how our grantees are using AI powered technology to make the world more inclusive.
Zyrobotics is developing a reading fluency solution based on STEM and aimed at improving early education literacy skills for young children with varying abilities. ReadAble Storiez will help fill in the gaps for underserved students who may not have access to occupational or language therapists.
iTherapy is improving communication skills for people with autism, among other cognitive learning disabilities. They are enhancing their app, InnerVoice, with new capabilities to help people develop their language expression skills and assign meaning to dialogue via naturalized social interactions.
University of Iowa
Researchers at the University of Iowa are developing an intelligent application for people who are blind or with low vision to independently walk or jog around a 400-meter track. The app can determine if someone is veering from their lane, and delivers real-time feedback to help them stay on track.
The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation
The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation at Vanderbilt University is developing conversational tools that provide people with autism job interview training through meaningful interactions.