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Join the Fun on “Drop Everything and Read” Day 

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. 

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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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Benetech Unveils Bookshare Reader Suite for Web, Mobile, and Smart Speaker Devices

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.

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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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