disabilities

Introducing "Divas With Disabilities Project"

Background


Divas with Disabilities Facebook Group Page was launched in 2012 by Donna R. Walton, EdD. Donna wanted to show that Diva and Disability can go together in a single person;  “with Divas, I wanted to reach out especially to women of color because of my own experiences as an African American woman living with a disability.”


Vision


To see more women of color with disabilities reflected in mass media.


Mission


TDI Two-Year Grant for Project in Captioning Services

Millions of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing stand to benefit from highly-accurate, low-cost, captioning services thanks to a grant from Google.

T it can be used on any device that has a browser, speech recognition, and a microphone.ele-communications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc. (TDI), is pleased to announce its receipt of Google’s $500,000 Impact Challenge/Disabilities two-year grant for a project to create scalable access to affordable, accessible, and accurate captions for any live event by combining available speech-to-text technology with real-time caption corrections made by event-designated peers in addition to caption streaming via the internet.

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