Category Archives: Contests

Google Impact Challege:Disabilities

Google.org is looking for your biggest and best ideas for how technology can expand opportunity and independence for people with disabilities.  Google is committing USD 20 million in grant funding toward this goal, some of which may be awarded to … Continue reading

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AT&T and New York University’s ABILITY Lab launch the ConnectAbility Challenge

  AT&T has partnered with NYU and RESNA to design a technology contest titled “Connect Ability Challenge”.  AT&T will be awarding prizes to individual developers and small business that deliver software or apps to the Challenge review board before June … Continue reading

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Better Living for those with Multiple Sclerosis through Use of Technology

HackMS is happening next week! Bring your tech community together by drumming up support for a hackathon with a meaningful goal. Kicking off February 6 through 8 at District Hall in Boston, Hack MS will bring developers, designers and health students together … Continue reading

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Vote Today for Teen-Led Accessibility Initiative!

The Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD) has submitted a proposal for the national “digital media + learning competition.” IHCD is excited about working with teens with disabilities geared up to create a new Mozilla “Badge” on web accessibility for … Continue reading

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Autism Speaks iPad 2 Grant Applications Are Open!

Autism Speaks is thrilled to announce that through the generosity of Sevenly.org and the James W. Pickle Foundation, 625 financially disadvantaged individuals with autism and schools will receive an Apple iPad 2! Eligible applicants are individuals who: – Have been … Continue reading

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Bookshare Made a Difference Contest

Enter “Bookshare Made A Difference” contest now for a chancs to win tablet with Facebook ow.ly/fMeNU or web ow.ly/fMfjl

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UD/AT Expo and Conference A Success!

Karen’s Expo News and Highlights The Universal Design and Assistive Technology Expo and Conference: Products and Technologies That Change People’s Lives held on September 26th was a success!  Over 1,000 people attended the expo to see the products, technologies and … Continue reading

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Change People’s Lives: The Design Competition

Announcing a great opportunity for designers and design students interested in products that minimize physical or cognitive limitations and facilitate living fully! The Goal: To design a new product or technology, either a product for the general market that works … Continue reading

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Vote to Create a Sustainable Wheelchair Recycling Center in Massachusetts!

David Heim, a.k.a. Marlborough’s own “Wheelchair Recycler,” is competing for a $250,0000 grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project. The grant would fund a Sustainable Wheelchair Recycling Center to be used as a model for opening additional centers. Voting for the … Continue reading

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