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Inclusion Works Consortium Launches Global Initiative to Enable People With Disabilities to Find Meaningful Employment

Benetech believes in a world where people with disabilities are able to make their voices heard. We are proud to be a member of the Inclusion Works program, which launched today in Bangladesh, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda to enable people with disabilities to find meaningful employment. In a statement about the program launch, Sightsavers writes: […]

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Benetech Service Net Leverages Community Expertise to Tackle Sacramento Homelessness

Benetech user researcher, Alex Cabral explains why a community-based approach is essential to developing software for social good.

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Benetech Names Macmillan Learning Industry’s First Global Certified Accessible Publisher

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 […]

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Benetech & UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center Team Up with Ford Foundation to Shed Light on Inclusive Education & Employment Policies for People with Disabilities

Benetech, UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center, and Professor Michael Stein have joined forces with the Ford Foundation to ensure people with disabilities can access information on their rights to education and employment. Benetech will also design a software platform in order to document violations of these rights as part of this important project. Benetech believes […]

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Benetech Survey: Back-to-School Insights from Teachers of Students with Reading Barriers

Welcome to the first annual Benetech Back-to-School Survey. The survey data detailed in the interactive visualization below represents input from 744 teachers across the United States who serve students with reading barriers including dyslexia, low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that interferes with reading. The Benetech team thanks all the teachers who took time […]

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