Learning at Home during COVID-19 (for parents)

The following resource for parents will help students with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers to continue learning during school closures.

If your child has a qualifying reading barrier and does not have Bookshare access, learn how to get a free Bookshare membership.


Get Books Online

Follow these steps to get Bookshare books to students in formats like audio, audio + highlighted text, braille, and large font.

Find a book

Get a Reading Tool

Bookshare works with computers, smartphones, tablets, & AT devices. Use the Reading Tool Wizard online to find a compatible app.


To see all our tips, view our one-page Parent Shortcut Guide (coming soon).

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Book covers of Biscuit loves the library, Kingdom of Back, See you in the cosmos, The Crown, and Charlie Bone.

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