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Using Personal Experience for Advocacy: Benetech Board Member Dr. Katherine Schneider

As we close out Women’s History Month, Benetech has announced its newest board member — who not only tips the balance to women comprising more than 50% of the board — but also brings a unique perspective to the governing body.

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Benetech and InABLE Host Accessibility Workshop for Kenyan Publishers

Martin Kieti, who leads Bookshare outreach in Africa, recently hosted a workshop with inABLE and the DAISY Consortium for publishers in Kenya to learn about the Global Book Famine for people with reading barriers, and the importance of digital accessible books.

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Accessible Books Create More Inclusive World for Filipino Publisher

St. Matthew’s Publishing launches partnership with Bookshare to offer digital books on secure, global platform and alleviate book famine for people with print disabilities in the Philippines.

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Natalie Shaheen is a Multifaceted Academic, Educator, and Advocate for Disabled Students

Natalie Shaheen, EdD, an assistant professor of special education at Illinois State University, is a blind academic, teacher of future educators, and passionate advocate for accessible educational materials.

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Progress Report: Supporting Students with Reading Barriers During a Global Pandemic

We asked over 800 teachers who support 10,000+ students with reading barriers like dyslexia, blindness, and cerebral palsy about their experience supporting students during the pandemic.

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