Innovators

Explore ACR GCD’s community of more than 80 innovators to learn more about their creative solutions to get all children reading.

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  • The Asia Foundation

    Creation of 380 children’s books in six local spoken and signed languages of Laos, Nepal and Papua New Guinea.

    Competition

    Begin With Books

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • eKitabu

    Studio KSL helps the deaf community and local content creators in Kenya integrate sign language videos into literacy content.

    Competition

    Sign On For Literacy Prize

    Amount Awarded

    Up to $250,000

    Winner Status

    Finalist

  • Rochester Institute of Technology National Technical Institute for the Deaf

    Documenting and collecting local sign languages and creating an open-content digital library of folktales offered in an interactive bilingual format

    Competition

    Sign On For Literacy Prize

    Amount Awarded

    Up to $250,000

    Winner Status

    Finalist

  • Manos Unidas

    An interactive corpus of sign language words, a smartphone app, and a literacy outreach program for deaf children and their families

    Competition

    Sign On For Literacy Prize

    Amount Awarded

    Up to $250,000

    Winner Status

    Finalist

  • Enuma

    The Sign On For Literacy prize sought technology-based innovations that increase literacy outcomes for deaf children in low resource settings by providing greater access to sign languages, early grade

    Competition

    Sign On For Literacy Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $25,000

    Winner Status

    Semi-Finalist

  • Gallaudet University Motion Light Lab, Visual Language and Visual Learning

    SignShare, an open-source digital platform that enables users to create and share signed stories and resources.

    Competition

    Sign On For Literacy Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $25,000

    Winner Status

    Semi-Finalist

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