Students with low incidence disabilities enjoy Bookshare books as part of their integrated curriculum at the George Crothers Memorial School, a special education school in Pennsylvania.
Author: Laura Deck, Bookshare Communications
The Bookshare team extends heartfelt appreciation to superhero teachers everywhere during #TeacherAppreciationWeek
Parent advocacy group in Ontario – the Francophone Association for Learning Disorders – provides advice and resources such as Bookshare for children with dyslexia. The founder and president share their daughters’ struggles with reading and the audiobooks that saved them.
Nicholas Racheotes is an Emeritus Professor of History at Framingham State University and an Associate at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard. As a retired professor who is blind, he relies on Bookshare for his scholarly research, pleasure reading, and ticket to lifelong learning. He has been a Bookshare member since 2009, and he believes it is important to “put as many tools in the learning toolbox as possible.”
Bookshare supports D.E.A.R. Day – a national celebration of reading on April 12 to remind families to make reading a priority activity in their lives. Want to join in but not sure what to read next? The Bookshare staff is here to help with enticing book recommendations for kids, teens, and adults to help Bookshare members spring into reading.
In Part 1, two mothers and daughters shared their challenges and triumphs as they navigated learning support tools, assistive technology, and misperceptions about dyslexia. In Part 2, Beth and Alanna offer advice for other parents with neurodivergent kids. This series includes remarks from a February 8 webinar hosted by Bookshare and Understood.
In this two-part blog, two mothers and daughters share their challenges and triumphs as they navigate learning support tools, assistive technology, and misperceptions about dyslexia. Learn how Kayley and Ella went from struggling readers to confident readers. This series includes remarks from a February 8 webinar hosted by Bookshare and Understood.
Benetech, the parent company of Bookshare, is excited to introduce a suite of free reading apps for people with reading barriers: Bookshare Reader for Web, Bookshare Reader mobile app for iOS and Android, and Bookshare Reader for Alexa.
Andrew Kahn, PsyD and Understood subject matter expert, explains how to celebrate strengths of neurodivergent students and leverage inclusive technologies and UDL to put students on a positive path to reading success.
COVID-19 has disrupted all aspects of life, including education. The pandemic has widened existing learning gaps in reading, and students with learning challenges have been particularly affected. Learn about an essential reading tool that helps students catch up and accelerate learning.