Engaging Youth with Disabilities in Computer Science Mini-Grantee Project Summary Reports

In October 2011, the CSCP offered funding for nine mini-grant proposals engaging youth with disabilities in computer science opportunities through collaborative projects. Funded projects brought together over 36 cross-sector organizations across 6 states to address accessibility issues and empower youth to create new technologies. Below is a list of completed projects which took place between January 2012 and October 2012. Click on the project titles below to learn more about mini-grantee project partners, design, strategies, and impact.

Computer Science Fun Day
Lead: University of Alabama
Location: Auburn and Birmingham, Alabama

High School/High Tech Internships of Lee & Charlotte Counties
Lead: Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida
Location: Fort Myers, Florida

North Central Florida High School High Tech Computer Science Exploration Project
Lead: Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida – High School High Tech
Location: Gainesville, Florida

Project E.S.T.E.E.M.
Lead: Trinidad State Junior College
Location: Alamosa, Colorado

SMARTer Board: Girls Solve Visual Accessibility Issues
Lead: Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support
Location: Normal, Illinois

Tech Vision Quest
Lead: C++ Game Programming
Location: Grayslake, Illinois