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Benetech Bookshare Library Marks Decade of Innovations

Early eBook Pioneer Changes the Lives of People with Print Disabilities The Benetech Bookshare library, one of the world’s largest collections of digital accessible books for people with print disabilities, announced its 10th anniversary this week. For the last decade, Bookshare has been at the forefront of the digital book revolution, applying Silicon Valley technology to meet […]

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Benetech Announces New Accessible e-Book Reader for Apple iOS devices – iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch Users Can Read Bookshare Books with Read2Go

At the 2011 ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) conference in Orlando, Florida, Benetech®, the parent nonprofit for Bookshare®, announced Read2Go, a new accessible e-book application (app) developed in partnership with Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd, known for its PLEXTALK® brand of digital talking book players. Read2Go is the most full-featured, accessible DAISY reader for the Apple device market. This […]

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Route 66 Literacy Provides Web-Based Literacy Instruction for Adolescent and Adult Beginning Readers

Launch of Subscription Version Features Age-Appropriate, High-Interest Contents At the 2011 ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) conference in Orlando, Florida, Benetech® announced the launch of a subscription version of the in-demand Route 66 Literacy solution. Route 66 Literacy was developed based on scientifically-proven instructional technique and is designed to help teachers and non-teachers (tutors, volunteers, parents, […]

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Partnerships in Multiple Countries Expand Bookshare Internationally

Organizations in Australia, Scandinavia, Africa and Asia Offer Bookshare Accessible Books within their Regions Bookshare International today announced partnerships with Vision Australia, Western Australia Association for the Blind, the South Africa Library for the Blind, TPB (The Swedish Library of Talking Books or Talboks-och punktskriftsbiblioteket), and NOTA, the Danish National Library for the Blind to […]

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Bookshare Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with Free Membership Offer

Offer Extended to Any Qualifying American In recognition of the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Bookshare announces a free membership opportunity for all Americans with qualifying print disabilities, regardless of age or student status. With this offer, Bookshare celebrates the huge strides forward towards inclusion and equality for […]

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