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Apple Expands “Everyone Can Code” To Schools Servicing Disability Students

In response to Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Apple not only updated “Apple Accessibility” website, but also announced that its “Everyone Can Code” program will be expanding to schools that servicing students who are deaf, blind, and visually impaired.

Apple collaborated with engineers, educators, and programmers from various accessibility communities to make Everyone Can Code as accessible as possible and will work in close coordination with schools to augment the curricula as needed. This will include providing additional tools and resources such as tactile maps to enhance the understanding of coding environments for non-visual learners.

This year began with several schools in the United States:

  • California School for the Blind (Fremont, CA)
  • California School for the Deaf (Fremont, CA)
  • District 75/Citywide Programs, New York City Department of Education (New York, NY)
  • Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (St. Augustine, FL)
  • Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Winnetka, IL)
  • Perkins School for the Blind (Watertown, MA)
  • Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Austin, TX)
  • Texas School for the Deaf (Austin, TX)

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