Social Inclusion

GAAD Cofounder Reflects on State of Digital Access and Inclusion 

Joe Devon, GAAD cofounder, discusses the viral success of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), the launch of the GAAD Foundation, and why all Fortune 500 CEOs should take the GAAD Pledge 

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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.

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Member Spotlight: Academic Enjoys Instant Access to Scholarly Texts in Bookshare

Olga Borovaya has been a university researcher since 1998, which is when she started losing her eyesight. An expert in Sephardic Studies and Ladino Culture, she was always looking for resources and devices that would make her work possible despite her visual impairment, but most of the time she relied on research assistants. Fortunately, she discovered Bookshare and enjoys immediate access to scholarly texts in accessible formats.

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Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities and Reading Barriers

Benetech is teaming up with Ferguson Library to uncover best practices to improve library services for people with reading barriers.

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