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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


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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Expert Insights: Administrator Shares Secret Weapon for College Students with Disabilities

Chantonette Lyles urges college students with disabilities to be proactive and take the initiative to request the services and accommodations they need such as books in alternate formats from Bookshare.

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Parents Can Help Students Read at Home and Turbocharge Learning [infographic]

The role of teachers and parents has always been important in supporting student learning. The pandemic has made this partnership even more important as teachers and parents work together to keep kids engaged. Bookshare’s Individual Membership is the perfect tool for both teachers and parents to support learning wherever that takes place. Here’s how.