With time off from school and work, our thoughts turn to food! Join us as we cover all things nonvisual food access in our Food Four Ways series:
- July 5: Grocery Shopping Methods
- July 12: Navigating Buffets in School Dining Halls
- July 19: Getting Food Package Information
- July 26: Accessible Food Delivery Apps
Today, we will share information about the ease of accessible food delivery apps and websites.
Why It Matters
Gone are the days when we are limited to a few pizza places that deliver via phone call. Gone also are the days when a person must have a car in order to get their favorite food to eat at home. Knowing about food delivery apps and websites is important because they are an accessible way for you to place orders and have them delivered right to your door! Perhaps no one wants to drive to pick up the food. Perhaps you are bored of the same options at the school dining hall. Perhaps you want to have a few friends over and enjoy some good cuisine. Whatever the case may be, food delivery apps and websites have emerged over the last few years, and they allow you to get food from restaurants nearby without worrying about traveling.
Examples of Food Delivery Apps and Websites
There are three main food delivery companies that you can either use via an app on your smartphone or via the company’s website:
In addition, many restaurants now have their own websites on which you may place food orders. Often placing your order through the restaurant’s specific app or website can help cut down on cost.
Tips on Using Food Delivery Apps and Websites
Follow the Bridges Helpdesk Facebook page for more transition tips, and please contact the Free Helpdesk for Maryland Blind/Low Vision Transition Students, Families, and Educators anytime using:
- Our Accessible web form
- Email: Helpdesk@imagemd.org
- Text: Send to: (410) 305-9199
- Bridges Helpdesk Facebook page or Facebook Messenger
- Voice mail: Call (443) 320-4003, leave a voice mail message, and we will return your call
This unique project is being coordinated through The IMAGE Center of Maryland, a center for independent living in Towson, and it is funded by a grant from the Maryland Department of Education Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services.