Solving disability challenges with creative tech

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Recognizing the multitude of ways in which people with disabilities are challenged in their everyday lives, and the lack of personalized tech, TOM (Tikkun Olam Makers) is a non-profit organization that hosts Makeathons to inspire community-led solutions. TOM's Makeathons are 72-hour events that bring together professionals and their knowledge, as well as access to the latest technologies to work in partnership with individuals living with disability. Each event begins months before the actual build with a ‘call for challenge’ and a ‘call for talent’. Applications must meet criteria that ensure technical feasibility and social benefit. Organized and run entirely by…

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