Extra Credits: Student promotes inclusivity with technology as his voice

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world.

In today’s edition of Extra Credits, the Microsoft Accessibility Blog shares the story of Justin, a college student with athetoid cerebral palsy. Like the other individuals featured in the ongoing Inclusion in Action series, Justin is empowered to achieve more with the help of accessible technologies.

 

Excerpt:

 

Justin Smith is determined to be a force for change in the world.  Like many of his college peers, he loves technology, music videos, keeping up with news and sports, playing chess and reading great books. Justin also distinguishes himself from his peers by giving public presentations, maintaining a blog and working on a young-adult novel:   

“I think it’s important for young people who have disabilities to share their hopes and dreams.”  

 

Read the full story on the Microsoft Accessibility Blog.