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Bookshare - Digital Accessible Library and TTS Technologies - New 5 Year Award July 2012

valeriechernek Disability Advocate - Sharing what works in educational technology

Hi friends and special education teachers!

Wanted to share this recent (July 2012) news announcement with you as it impacts your profession and provides more assurances that this federally-funded online accessible library, Bookshare, will continue to offer free memberships and reading technologies to U.S. students who are blind, have low vision, a reading disability, like dyslexia or a physical disability.

Thanks so much

Benetech Wins Five-Year Award to Dramatically Improve Accessibility of Educational Materials
New cutting edge technologies will give students with print disabilities the same opportunities as their peers. 'Bookshare and Innovation for Education' is a federal award from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, OSEP.

Link: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/7/prweb9723391.htm

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