Vision-Aid and IIT Madras join hands to teach programming to visually impaired. visionaid.org
IIT Madras approached Vision-Aid to help them train visually impaired students for a very unique event - a hackathon for the visually impaired as part of IIT's annual Shaastra summit. A team of 6 volunteer teachers in the US, 6 teaching assistants from IIT and 15 visually impaired students – adults and children, began an amazing and ambitious journey – to show the world that the differently abled can scale the most difficult heights with the help of a little technology, and with a lot of love and support.
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