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Is your child reading below grade level? Do they struggle to read due to a learning difference like dyslexia, visual impairments, or physical disabilities? Bookshare is a FREE ebook library that makes reading and learning easier. Designed for students with learning differences, Bookshare lets students read in ways that work for them with over 1 Million ebooks in easy-to-read formats. Students can listen to words read aloud, follow along with highlighted text, read in large font or braille, and customize their reading experience. Bookshare is 100% FREE for all US students with qualifying disabilities and schools through funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education programs.
Lara Rondberg, Program Manager for Benetech’s Bookshare program supports efforts to expand Bookshare in K-12 and other settings. Lara has a passion for leveraging technology to help people with disabilities increase knowledge, skills, and independence and has worked on a variety of public health, disability, and educational programs for both the federal government and national non-profit organizations.