For Veterans who are blind or have a visual impairment, a physical disability, a traumatic brain injury, or a severe reading disability like dyslexia, reading traditional print can be difficult if not nearly impossible.
In advance of Veterans Day, Bookshare, the world’s largest online accessible library of copyrighted content for people with print disabilities, is offering a free 30-day trial membership for qualified Veterans and organizations. Bookshare members get the following benefits.
- 24/7 Access to the Bookshare Online Library.
- Over 215K eBooks and periodicals, plus military collections!
- FREE for U.S. Vets who are students
- FREE for Vets approved by VetSuccess.gov
- Unlimited downloads and FREE reading technologies!
- Read anytime, anywhere on computers, tablets, smartphones, MP3 players, etc.
With a Bookshare membership, Veterans with print disabilities can easily search and download books, textbooks, and newspapers and read them with computers, tablets, smartphones, assistive technology devices, MP3 players, and more.
Accessibility features include high-quality text-to-speech voices, large print, digital braille, and more! In addition, Bookshare members get access to free reading apps that work on computers, tablets, and smartphones.
We hope you will take a moment to learn more about Bookshare and share this resource with Veterans and organizations that can benefit.
Please visit veterans.bookshare.org/2013free, subscribe to our eNewsletter, and encourage Veterans with visual impairments and print disabilities to sign up for a free 30-day trial!
Thank you for considering Bookshare as a partner. We look forward to working with you to improve the lives of all Veterans with print disabilities and visual impairments.
The Bookshare Team