With the launch of Bookshare Ireland, people with reading barriers, such as dyslexia or a visual impairment, just got access to over 500,000 books in multiple digital formats that they can read in a variety of different formats, totaling two million reading options.
The Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired hosted a Technology Education Conference that emphasized innovative accessibility product and apps.
Benetech serves as a bridge between Silicon Valley and the social sector. As host of the DAISY consortium’s fall board meeting, we brought together accessibility experts and representatives from big tech to promote innovation that benefits all.
From October 28 to November 15, we invite the Bookshare community and book lovers all over the world to share their favorite books and the role these books have played in their lives. Our goal is to raise awareness of the importance of books and access to them for all, including people with disabilities.