Our technology and services have a dramatic, positive impact on the
lives of individuals around the world. We help learners of all ages,
their communities and the organizations that serve them to break–
down barriers and thrive. Ultimately– this means driving long-term,
sustainable social change.

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20 Million+

Books delivered to people with disabilities transforming how they read and helping them succeed

1.5 Million+

Titles in Bookshare, the largest digital collection of accessible books and materials

1.5 Million+

People empowered to read and learn in ways that work for them

Our Success Stories

Increasing Reading Comprehension

Kevin sustained an organic brain injury that forced him to have to relearn everything from walking to reading. With talking ebooks and assistive technology, he has become a voracious reader.
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Student with Dyslexia Discovers a Love of Reading

Emery is a sixth grade student from Garland, Texas. With the support of her family and dyslexia resources like Bookshare, Emery’s reading and school experience improved significantly.
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Assistive Technology Improves Reading Skills for Blind Student in India

Suraj is eight years old and attends the School for Blind Boys in Bhosari in India. Through Bookshare, his use of braille improved significantly, his reading speed has increased, and he loves the stories that are available.
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Audiobooks Help Reader with Learning Disability and ADHD Accomplish Amazing Things

Due to learning disabilities and ADHD, Justin thought he would never be able to learn, so he stopped caring about school. He is a self-professed late bloomer and says that audiobooks have changed his life.
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Dyslexia Doesn’t Slow Down Florida Student

Ryan is in eighth grade at Swift Creek Middle School in Tallahassee, Florida. Bookshare allowed him to leverage his strengths and perform up to his potential.
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Dear Bookshare: My Dream Has Come True

Mother of two who is blind uses Bookshare to earn a college degree and increase employment opportunities in the Philippines.
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Breaking through Disability Barriers

Student with dyslexia harnesses Bookshare and assistive technology to improve reading skills, perform well in school, and graduate from Cornell University.
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The Road to Digital Learning and Employment in India

To qualify for job opportunities, people with visual impairments need education and skills, but the lack of accessible books and learning materials creates an obstacle. The Bookshare India team is on a mission to bring digital books, training, and devices to blind students.
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Publishers and conversion vendors participating in our Global Certified Accessible program


Schools & districts served with our solutions.


of working-age adults with learning differences are employed.


of Black or African-American and 77% of Hispanic or Latino 4th graders read below proficient levels.


of the students we serve have learning differences.

Our Success Stories

Author is a Champion for Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Books

Katherine Schneider, Ph.D., is a retired clinical psychologist and author who lives in Eau Claire with her Seeing Eye dog, Luna. With help from Bookshare, she received her bachelor’s degree and a doctorate in clinical psychology.
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Blind Man Finds Independence and Normalcy Through Reading

John Artacho lives in the Philippines and reading the books he loves gives him a feeling of normalcy and helps him get through episodes of depression.
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Our Success Stories

Benetech Launches Accessibility Training to Promote Education Equity

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