May 16, 2011 - Washington, DC - Students with print disabilities and administrators from the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), along with library and government officials, shared their stories and progress toward improving academic equality and lifelong learning through the use of technology at an event last week at the DC Public Library.

Through the use of assistive technology devices, students can immediately download and access books through Bookshare, an online accessible library of copyrighted content federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).

As a result, students who were once waiting long periods of...

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