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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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Innovation is “The Eagle Way” at Chief Ivan Blunka School

Ben Griese, special education teacher at Chief Ivan Blunka School, uses Bookshare, assistive technology, and creativity to engage reluctant readers in a Southwest Yup’ik community in New Stuyahok, Alaska.

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Bookshare Student Forum: Advocating for Your Rights #BeyondtheBook

On October 22, the Bookshare community came together virtually to hear two students and an adult share their advice as disability advocates. They discussed important topics such as securing accommodations, getting accessible materials, and recruiting allies to achieve success in the classroom and workplace. The blog summarizes the key messages and links to the full recording and additional resources.

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