Assistive technology teachers working at schools in the Fairfax County, VA school district--one of the largest in the United States--are finding that the use of audiobooks is improving access to grade-level content while also developing the love of reading that motivates many students to continue improving.

Two assistive technology teachers shared their experiences and recommendations during a recent edWebinar led by Terrie Noland, vice president of educator initiatives at Learning Ally. The teachers explained how Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) provides assistive technology support to struggling readers and their teachers, and how the audiobooks in particular are...

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    Robert Low has worked in educational publishing for more than 30 years. His experience ranges from editing and product management to online advertising and content development. He also works with edWeb.net to write articles on their professional learning edWebinars.