In this video interview recorded for CES® 2021, Benetech Vice President of Global Education and Literacy, Brad Turner, and Product Manager, Katy Beehler, discuss Benetech’s work to increase access to information for all people.
We are thrilled to share that web accessibility crowd testing company, Fable, is partnering with our Bookshare initiative to provide free access for their community members.
We’re pleased to announce the pilot of the Saint Lucia Bookshare Library. The pilot is funded by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and sponsored by Saint Lucia’s Department of Sustainable Development and Department of Education. Saint Lucia’s Lady Gordon Opportunity Centre will lead this pilot, set to begin in January 2021. Here, Linda Preville, Principal of the Lady Gordon Opportunity Centre, shares her perspective on the pilot and the importance of accessible books.
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.