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Print Alternative Through BookShare webinar

Date: December 11, 2014

Time: 3:30-4:30

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Jerry Connolly, MA, SETC DirectorInternet 251

Registration Information:
http://www.cwu.edu/~setc/webinars.php

Contact: e-mail Sue Wright at the SETC office to register, wrightsu@cwu.edu

Description:

Bookshare.org is an online library of accessible books for readers with print disabilities.  Bookshare currently serves over 300,000 members with over 250,000 titles in its collection including popular fiction for all ages, nonfiction and reference books, children’s books, textbooks, teacher-recommended reading, newspapers and periodicals.  Members also have access to free text-reading software.  Through an award from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), Bookshare offers free memberships to U.S. schools and qualifying U.S. students.

Presenter:

Jerry Connolly is Director of the Special Education Technology Center (SETC) located on the campus of Central Washington University in Ellensburg. Prior to joining the SETC he worked as a special education teacher at the secondary level specializing in vocational preparation and transition. He holds a Master's degree in vocational preparation for special needs students and also has a degree in music, an interest he blends with technology through the use of computers in composition and recording.

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