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Image Slam at OSEP

2015 March 31
by Amaya Webster

Image SlamThis month Benetech hosted a highly successful “image slam” with senior leaders of the U.S. Department of Education. During the hands-on session, these government officials used DIAGRAM’s Poet tool to describe images in children books that will become available to hundreds of thousands of readers with disabilities around the country. Ahead of this event, on the official blogs of and the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Betsy Beaumon published a post with highlights of Benetech’s Global Literacy Program and how its multiple initiatives create new and better opportunities for people with disabilities. “This is a critical and hopeful moment where rapid changes in the fields of consumer technology, education and publishing make it possible to realize our dream of reading and information equality,” she writes. Read Betsy’s blog post >>.

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