On May 8, 2019, the United States joins the list of 82 member nations that have fully ratified the long-awaited Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled. If you are wondering exactly what that means, you are not alone. This document outlines the […]
Benetech’s Bookshare ebook library is opening new doors to learning for people with disabilities around the world.
Students with reading barriers get equal opportunities through resources like Bookshare On April 11, EduTalk Radio host Larry Jacobs and VP and GM of Global Education and Literacy, Brad Turner, discussed ways that all students can have equal access to education through resources like Bookshare. Reading barriers cross all segments of society. People who can’t […]
We are proud to announce that Macmillan Learning is the first publisher to complete our accreditation process to be named Global Certified Accessible. This means that all Macmillan Learning ebooks created using the accredited publishing workflow are accessible for people with reading barriers such as dyslexia or low vision. This is a huge milestone as […]
Next Steps for Benetech Service Net Benetech has been hard at work on a big problem: 1 in 7 people in the US live in poverty (UC Davis, Center for Poverty Research, 2018), and while services such as food assistance, health care, and temporary shelter, can help people living in poverty meet their basic needs, […]