The Benetech and Bookshare communities sound off on the power and limits of the ADA. Read their reflections and calls to action to build a better future.
Benetech is teaming up with Blind SA to create the Blind SA Bookshare library, a free library for South Africans with reading barriers.
Benetech CEO Betsy Beaumon discusses the importance of the ADA and Benetech’s commitment to advancing and protecting the rights of people with disabilities.
The coronavirus pandemic has set into motion unprecedented change in the education space, and our Bookshare initiative has risen to help address the number one challenge: how do we keep children learning when schools are closed? These numbers show the scale at which software can be used to build a more inclusive future, in this case by providing people with reading barriers with a means to read, learn, and access information in ways that work for them.
While alarming stories of struggling students abound in the news, there are rays of hope. See how three students with dyslexia are making homeschooling work with their learning differences.