Today is a monumental day for millions of people around the world with reading barriers due to blindness, low vision, dyslexia, or a physical disability. With the full support of Congress and approval by President Trump, the United States joins the 70 other countries that have ratified the Marrakesh Treaty, formally known as the Marrakesh […]
Benetech-led project exceeds goals and delivers 1,295 accessible ebooks to 131 students with visual impairments to improve reading skills. Suraj is eight years old and in the third standard at the School for Blind Boys in Bhosari, a suburb of Pune, in the Maharashtra state of India. Children who are blind or have low vision […]
There’s a global book famine afflicting people with disabilities. They lack the books they need for education, employment, and social inclusion. Billions have been spent addressing the problem over the past decade. I have good news: For $5 million a year, we can build a global library that provides tens of millions of people around […]
Global Certified Accessible ensures students unable to read standard print due to blindness, low vision, dyslexia, or a physical disability have equal access to the same content as their peers. The program has a global footprint in order to serve students around the world. Benetech developed the certification standards and serves as the lead certification provider for North America. Dedicon provides certification for mainland Europe, Royal National Institute of Blind People for the United Kingdom, and Vision Australia for Australasia.