Mother of two who is blind uses Bookshare to earn a college degree and increase employment opportunities in the Philippines.
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.
With new revelations surrounding the hacking of Amazon founder, and Washington Post owner, Jeff Bezos’ phone, the growing pervasiveness of mobile hacking and surveillance tools has won national attention. This high profile case spotlights a threat that has been a major concern in the human rights realm for years.
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.
Join Benetech at the 7th Annual ED Games Expo, on January 9 and 10, 2020. Benetech will be presenting Bookshare and Mathshare, resources that help teachers provide an inclusive education for all students.