Technology is all around us — it touches every part of our lives. Yet many people take it for granted.
For people with disabilities, technology is often essential and can be transformative. It facilitates work, education, and community participation. Devices help connect them with loved ones, enable independence, and, in many cases, lead to career success. That is if they can afford it.
Liubov Moisieieava needed financial support to access vital tech after losing her job — she’d been working as an insurance broker when she lost her voice to dysphonia. Fortunately, she heard about March of Dimes Canada’s Tech for Impact Fund and applied. Liubov received a new laptop that she’s using to train for a new career, which will help her build a brighter future for herself and her family.
So much of today’s life-changing technology — whether it’s a large-print keyboard or voice-recognition software — is often too expensive for people who need it most, like Liubov. March of Dimes Canada is changing that.
As a leading national charity, March of Dimes Canada provides a suite of Accessible Technology programs and services that empower people with disabilities to live and thrive in their communities. That includes removing barriers to technology so people can access the devices and training they need.
You can make this life-changing support available to someone with a disability by donating to March of Dimes Canada’s Power of Tech Campaign today.