As part of our global digital literary program, Benetech has highlighted many inspiring impact stories. We had the opportunity to interview Mr. Carmo Noronha, the Executive Director of the Bethany Society in Shillong, Meghalaya, a state in northeastern India. As the torch bearer for our programs across the North East of India, this organization has served […]
Free Bookshare subscriptions to be awarded to high school graduates in the US with a qualifying disability to help them pursue post-secondary and continuing education Ashley Tapparo was a bright young woman, talented artist, and beloved daughter, sister, and friend who dreamed of attending college and studying marine biology. In spite of Ashley’s best efforts, […]
Meet the Pioneers Behind the Librarian Accessibility Training Module: Charles LaPierre and George Kerscher
Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with Benetech Join Benetech in celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day dedicated to promoting awareness about digital inclusion and accessibility. At Benetech, accessibility is fundamental to everything we do. As part of our Bookshare and Born Accessible initiatives, Benetech is committed to ensuring that information and learning are […]
California Seniors with Vision Loss, Other Reading Barriers Can Read for Life with Bookshare and Ability Central
California adults 55 and older with reading barriers can enjoy free access to a vast collection of ebooks through smart assistants and other devices.
As disability employment awareness month comes to a close, two members of the Benetech team share their perspective on the things that have helped them thrive in the workplace with a disability, and a vision for a world without barriers to employment.