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Join Bookshare’s #CatchUpTogether Summer Read-a-thon

Summer is knocking on the door, so that means it’s time to get ready for a summer of reading! You are invited to #CatchUpTogether with Bookshare’s Summer Read-a-thon. Readers of all ages have the opportunity to catch up on the books they want to read, find new books in curated summer reading lists, stay connected with the Bookshare community, and keep students reading-ready in the fall.

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Three Ways to Tackle Pandemic Learning Loss for Students with IEPs and 504 Plans

These three tips help students with learning differences benefit from accommodations and online resources that accelerate learning during the “great catch up.”

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Technology is a Game Changer for Justin Smith

In this guest blog, Justin Smith, Bookshare member and disability rights advocate, discusses the critical role technology plays in his life. Justin has cerebral palsy, and Bookshare gives him the freedom and independence to experience the joy of reading. Justin comments on books that transport him and the ways technology assists him with reading, communication, and mobility.

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Seeing (and Hearing) is Believing: Bookshare’s Audio Support Unlocks Door to Reading

Bruce Alter, Oregon physical therapist and AT consultant, shares insights for fast-tracking students to get accessible ebooks and reading accommodations with support from Bookshare

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The 950,000 Ebook Library You Didn’t Know You Needed (featured in We Are Teachers)

A recent article featured in We Are Teachers shares four ways teachers are using Bookshare in the classroom to turn reluctant readers into engaged readers.

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