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School Closed? How to Make Sure Online Learning Supports Students with Learning Differences

The transition from classroom to home learning can be particularly challenging for students with learning differences, but help is available for teachers navigating the new normal of education.

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Perspectives: 180 Million Times Students Were Denied The Opportunity to Learn [Infographic]

While students with reading barriers are increasingly getting the accommodations they need, the impact of not fully accommodating a student adds up. As educators and the broader community that supports students with reading barriers, we can help solve this problem and drastically reduce the number of times students are unable to learn.

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Yes, Bookshare DOES Have Many of the Textbooks Your Students Need!

Many people view Bookshare’s large collection of ebooks primarily as a source of classroom reading or pleasure reading books, but did you know that the library also has over 25,000 textbooks? Learn more about the kinds of textbooks available from Bookshare and how to access them.

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Celebrating 15 Million Books Delivered

Today we are celebrating an exciting milestone for impact at Benetech: we have delivered 15 million books to people with reading barriers through the Bookshare online library service and network. That’s 15 million books that users found and accessed through Bookshare that they would not otherwise have been able to read. And it’s not just about the number of books, but what these books enable people to do: pursue an education, develop professional skills, find employment, and participate in their communities. We’d like to celebrate and thank the entire community that has made this momentous milestone possible. To Bookshare’s Community…

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