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DPS SEO TEAL DAY: AUGUST 13, 2019 has ended
Tuesday, August 13 • 12:50pm - 2:20pm
Assistive Technology: Bookshare LIMITED

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Reading brings great rewards for some, but for others, it is a painstaking activity. With the right tools, even those who loathe reading can become avid readers, first by learning to read effectively, then reading to learn, and soon becoming lifelong learners. Equipped with stronger literacy skills, these individuals can actively pursue the educational and career advancement opportunities that await them. Learn how assistive reading technologies remove barriers by helping people with various learning differences to read in ways that work for them.

Participants will be able to: describe how to access and use a variety of assistive reading technologies for people who read differently; explain the unique characteristics of these technologies and the types of learners who will benefit from each one; and explain the benefits of Bookshare, a key source of accessible ebooks for people who experience reading barriers.

Speakers
avatar for Lara Rondberg

Lara Rondberg

Associate Relationship Manager, Benetech
Lara Rondberg, MSW, Associate Relationship Manager for Benetech’s Global Literacy 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... Read More →



Tuesday August 13, 2019 12:50pm - 2:20pm
209 DMLK 19535 E 46th Ave, Denver, CO 80249

Attendees (11)