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Benetech & UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center Team Up with Ford Foundation to Shed Light on Inclusive Education & Employment Policies for People with Disabilities

Benetech, UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center, and Professor Michael Stein have joined forces with the Ford Foundation to ensure people with disabilities can access information on their rights to education and employment. Benetech will also design a software platform in order to document violations of these rights as part of this important project. Benetech believes […]

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Benetech Survey: Back-to-School Insights from Teachers of Students with Reading Barriers

Welcome to the first annual Benetech Back-to-School Survey. The survey data detailed in the interactive visualization below represents input from 744 teachers across the United States who serve students with reading barriers including dyslexia, low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that interferes with reading. The Benetech team thanks all the teachers who took time […]

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Benetech Partners with Sightsavers and Leonard Cheshire to Empower Inclusive Employment for People with Disabilities

“Benetech is passionate about the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of life, including decent work and financial independence. We are excited to be a part of the DFID UK Aid Connect program, in partnership with Sightsavers and Leonard Cheshire, to design and build inclusive software solutions that amplify individual voices through data and stories. More than 1 billion people worldwide […]

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Exploring Inclusive Digital Math with Benetech’s Clayton Lewis

Clayton Lewis is Professor of Computer Science and Fellow at the Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. He currently serves as an advisor to Benetech’s DIAGRAM Center. What is inclusive digital math?   Traditionally, math is a paper and pencil subject. It’s challenging to work through math problems if you can’t see […]

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What is Software for Social Good? 

Benetech believes that the majority of social enterprises that will successfully drive impact at scale during the next decade will have software and data at the core of their service delivery. Software for Social Good is software built for or applied to the social sector to maximize positive social impact. The organizations that make up the […]

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