Bruce Alter, Oregon physical therapist and AT consultant, shares insights for fast-tracking students to get accessible ebooks and reading accommodations with support from Bookshare
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The role of teachers and parents has always been important in supporting student learning. The pandemic has made this partnership even more important as teachers and parents work together to keep kids engaged. Bookshare’s Individual Membership is the perfect tool for both teachers and parents to support learning wherever that takes place. Here’s how.
For Junia Howell, PhD, dyslexia is not something to overcome, but something to embrace, harness, and celebrate. Learn how she uses technology and resources like Bookshare to leverage her capabilities and shine.
Justin Novello is a self-described late bloomer. Due to learning disabilities and ADHD, he couldn’t read. In first grade, as the other students progressed into higher-level readers, Justin got stuck as a low-level reader. Finally, in college, he sought help. An academic advisor told him about Bookshare, and he began reading with audiobooks. They changed his life.
Ryan is starting eighth grade at Swift Creek Middle School in Tallahassee, Florida. In first grade, he was diagnosed with dyslexia. Two years ago he became a Bookshare member and has read close to fifty books since then. In a recent interview, Ryan and his mother, Tippi, share their advice for students with reading barriers and the parents who support them.