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Expert Insights: AT Specialist Tackles the Unknown with Innovative Digital Tools and UDL

Jamie Maier, Assistant Technology Specialist, shares her favorite digital tools to help students with reading barriers progress from tears to cheers in an uncertain school environment

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Launch into Learning: Post-Pandemic Tips for Special Education Teachers

This past year was challenging for educators and students alike. And while virtual learning was especially challenging for special education students and underserved communities, teachers found new and innovative ways to provide effective instruction. With schools reopening for in-person learning in the fall, some special education teachers share tips that they can apply to their classrooms.

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Heard It Through the Tweetvine

We love Bookshare members – and the teachers, parents, and other caring individuals who support our members. We celebrate the success of every person who overcomes reading barriers with the help of the Bookshare library and assistive technology. Good news is always worth sharing, and we hope these tweets make you smile, inspire you to find your next book, or tell a friend about Bookshare.

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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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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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