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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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Sadaf Khan Answers the Challenge

Sadaf Khan is an accomplished professional who credits support from her family and volunteers, technology tools, and her own academic diligence to achieve her goals.

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ADA @ 30: Perspectives on the Past, Present, and Future

Members of the Benetech community share their gratitude, frustrations, and aspirations regarding the impact of the ADA as we celebrate the 30th anniversary.

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ADA @ 30: Two Voices on Accomplishments and Shortfalls

Disability rights activist Judy Heumann and author Stephen Kuusisto share their perspectives on the accomplishments of the ADA and the critical work still left to do.

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