Remembering Walter Dean Myers: Are His Books Accessible to Readers with Dyslexia?

Youth benefit from stories about people like themselves. Some need books that are converted from print due to their disabilities.

ISTE 2015 From Near + Far: The Ed Tech Convention Happenings for Special Needs

ISTE2015 includes inspiring ideas for using technology to include students who learn differently with their peers.

School Librarians' Bestlist 2015 Names Most Innovative, Creative, Collaborative Websites

"Best Websites for Teaching & Learning" honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning.

Where Are The Role Models Since Helen Keller? Some Here May Surprise You

Stories about successful role models with disabilities are as much about self-determination-self-advocacy as they are about tech tools.

"Audio Promotes Literacy" Infographic Shines, as A #Teachers Book Club Energizes Educators

A data-rich infographic touts the audiobook format, while teachers are reading together to grow professionally.

Go Directly to BridgingApps for Free Training Videos or App Reviews to Polish Your Instruction

BridgingApps has skilled reviewers who evaluate and report on mobile devices and apps that target and build skills.

School Library Journal's Wiki Offers Resources About Students with Disabilities with A Nod to UDL

Librarians resources include accessible text options and books about students with disabilities.

"Hear Diversity" A New Online Resource Calls for More Audiobooks to Assure Literature Is Diverse

Hear Diversity, a new online resource, expands library collections by offering more diverse titles and audiobook formats.

State Technology Director's Group Partners with Ed Tech Startup for Assistive Technology Solutions

Nine companies in a 2015 cohort, including a Toronto-base AT firm, may hold promise for ed tech solutions for state education agencies.

Learning Ally's "1 in 5" Website Debuts as A Haven, Communication Op for Dyslexic Youth

By design, Learning Ally's 1 in "5 website gives students who learn differently a voice and comfortable landing spot.

June Behrmann

June Behrmann is an education writer-blogger. She’s a longtime SPED teacher who retired for about two seconds, and is now prospecting for accessible instructional resources.

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