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Apple brings its coding lessons to schools for students who are blind and deaf

8 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Apple this morning announced another expansion of Everyone Can Code , bringing its Swift coding curricula to a number of US schools focused on students who are blind and deaf. The current list includes eight schools in California, New York, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts and Texas.
“Apple's mission is to make products as accessible as possible,” Tim Cook says in the announcement. “We created Everyone Can Code because we believe all students deserve an opportunity to learn the language of technology. We hope to bring Everyone Can Code to even more schools around the world serving students...
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Apple makes coding curriculum accessible for deaf and blind students

Apple makes coding curriculum accessible for deaf and blind students

8 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Today, Apple announced that it is teaming up with educators to bring Everyone Can Code to schools for people who are deaf, blind and have other assistive needs. This fall, teachers at certain schools that serve students with disabilities will begin i...
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Apple's Everyone Can Code is expanding to schools that support students who are blind and deaf this fall

Apple's Everyone Can Code is expanding to schools that support students who are blind and deaf this fall

8 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Apple's Everyone Can Code initiative, which introduces young students to coding through the Swift Playgrounds iPad app, is coming to several schools across the US that support students with vision, hearing, and other assistive needs, the company announced today. Eight schools will be participating in the initial accessibility push, including schools for the deaf and blind in California, Massachusetts, Texas, Florida, Illinois, and New York.
"Apple collaborated with engineers, educators, and programmers from various accessibility communities to make Everyone Can Code as accessible as...
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Global Accessibility Awareness Day puts inclusive tech in the spotlight - CNET

8 monthes ago   |   By CNET

From an Xbox adaptive controller to Apple bringing coding tools to the blind and deaf, inclusivity is the topic of the day.
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How Apple's iPad, Swift and VoiceOver teach the blind to code

8 monthes ago   |   By Computerworld

It's Global Accessibility Awareness Day , which felt like a good day to explain how the accessibility features inside Swift Playgrounds and Apple solutions are enabling visually impaired people to code. Think about that
It has been just 63 days since we lost the genius of Professor Stephen Hawking. His life and his achievements show us the huge potential locked inside people who live with physical, visual or motor skill challenges. To read this article in full,
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