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Benetech Partners with State Libraries to Bring Bookshare to Adult Patrons with Reading Barriers

Benetech is partnering with these libraries across the US to vastly increase access to books for their qualified patrons. Through these partnerships, libraries can grant their patrons with reading barriers free access to virtually any book they want to read from Bookshare’s enormous collection of accessible ebooks.

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Bookshare Named Zero Project Innovative Practice [Video]

Bookshare was named a Zero Project 2020 Innovative Practice in inclusive education. Watch the video to see Bookshare honored at the award ceremony.

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Dear Bookshare: My Dream Has Come True

Mother of two who is blind uses Bookshare to earn a college degree and increase employment opportunities in the Philippines.

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Perspectives: 180 Million Times Students Were Denied The Opportunity to Learn [Infographic]

While schools are increasingly accommodating their students with reading barriers, the impact of not fully accommodating a student adds up. We estimate that US students are denied the opportunity to learn at least 180 million times each school year because they cannot read the required materials.

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Benetech’s Top Stories of 2019

2019 was a year of many milestones for Benetech. In our work across education, poverty alleviation, and human rights, our community of users, partners, employees, and supporters have shared their perspectives on the power of software for social good. Below are our top five blogs of 2019 that highlight these impactful stories.

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