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Canadian Parents Advocate for Children with Learning Disabilities 

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.

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Bookshare Member Spotlight: Meet Nicholas Racheotes

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.”

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Mother-Daughter Duos Share Dyslexia Journey (Part 2)

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.

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Mother-Daughter Duos Share Dyslexia Journey (Part 1)

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.

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Inclusion Specialist Helps Bessemer City High School Students See Their Own Success

Tamela Winston, special education teacher at Bessemer City High School in Bessemer City, Alabama, discusses the power of accessible textbooks for special education success in general education classrooms.

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Louisiana Key Academy Unlocks Learning for Students with Dyslexia

Jordan Lefler is a Dyslexia Specialist at the Louisiana Key Academy in Baton Rouge, a tuition-free, public charter school dedicated exclusively to educating students with dyslexia. In this blog, Jordan shares tips and tricks for unlocking reading success.

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