How a 14-Year-Old Is Building a Yelp for Accessibility in Major Cities


Alex Knoll is nervous about starting high school in Coeurs d’Alene, Idaho, next fall, but not only because of the harder assignments and new social scene. He’s worried about managing his startup, which received $25,000 from Ellen Degeneres while he was still in middle school.

Alex Knoll is the 14-year-old inventor of Ability App, a mobile app that, when it launches later this year, will function like Yelp, but for people with disabilities. Ability App will connect people with disabilities related to mobility, vision, hearing or cognition with businesses that have the resources to accommodate them . . .

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