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Sunday, November 20 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookshare: Free Accessible Digital Content

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Students with print based disabilities qualify for a resource called Bookshare. This accessible digital library is free for K-12 students who qualify. Learn who qualifies and the various ways that students can access content in order to help them keep up with the academic demands, despite significant difficulty accessing traditional print. See videos of students with a variety of disabilities utilizing different platforms to access digital books. Bookshare increases students' independence and encourages them to be lifelong readers.-learn who qualifies -learn 5 different platforms and apps to access material -learn about library features and content -see how Bookshare integrates into academic and home settings -see how Bookshare supports achieving objectives for literacy and academic success Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, Secondary Teacher/Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist,Administrative,Staff Development Coordinators, Technology Integration Coordinator, Higher Education, Home School, Community Member


Eileen Pasquini

AT Specialist, Bethlehem Central school district

Sunday November 20, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
Highland J