Zach Tidwell’s Journey To App Development Success

Zach Tidwell

Zach Tidwell’s story is about overcoming struggles with depression and blindness to build a successful app development career.

He joined the military, experienced traumatic brain injuries, went through a divorce, and struggled with alcohol before attempting suicide.

After surviving, he sought therapy, got sober, and began coding apps. His app Zanagrams, a word puzzle game, won an award from AppleVis and is fully accessible for blind users.

Zach’s long-term plan is to develop more accessible apps, such as a business tool for gyms.

He continues to manage his depression, but is physically active and sober, finding fulfillment in making a positive impact on the blind community.

His story serves as inspiration for others facing similar challenges.