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Guatemala Arrests Former Police Chief Linked To Disappearance of Activist

Benetech Statistician Provided Evidence Used To Convict Officers Under His Command Analysis of police documents by Benetech scientists provided evidence used to support the arrest of the former chief of the Guatemalan National Police who is accused of complicity in the 1984 disappearance of a union leader. The arrest of Hector Bol de la Cruz, 70, at […]

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Bookshare Showcases Student Technology and its Free, Federally Funded Accessible Book Initiative

DCPS Students with Disabilities Speak about Academic Equality, Higher Education, and Lifelong Learning at DC Public Library Students with print disabilities and administrators from the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), along with library and government officials, shared their stories and progress toward improving academic equality and lifelong learning through the use of technology at […]

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Robert Wexler Joins Benetech Board of Directors

Specialist in Advising Nonprofit Organizations and Their Donors Benetech is pleased to announce that attorney Robert Wexler has joined its board of directors. Wexler is a principal at Adler & Colvin, a firm specializing in the law of nonprofit organizations.  His practice focuses primarily on tax and corporate matters for nonprofits and their donors. Wexler […]

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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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