Innovative in-person and virtual programs at Redwood Literacy, a special school in Chicago, achieve reading success through assistive technology and literacy tools including Bookshare.
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Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness day with Bookshare and Benetech! Learn how accessibility impacts the ways people learn, work, and live.
The summer is already heating up with human-narrated audiobooks, reading books with a smart speaker, and hand-picked summer reading lists for all ages from Bookshare. Find out how to join the fun!
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.
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.
Come join the monthly Bookshare Book Club discussion on Zoom for adults. April’s book is “The House Between Earth and the Moon” by Rebecca Scherm. Newcomers and veterans alike are welcome to join the conversation and the community.
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.